Mildred C. Danielson
Mildred C. Danielson
  • March 12, 1922 - November 17, 2015
  • Ault, Colorado

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Mildred Danielson, 93, of Ault, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at The Bridge at Life Care. She was born on March 12, 1922 in Greeley to John Albert and Sigrid (Benson) Hager.

Mildred was raised on the family farm east of Lucerne. She attended school at Lone Tree and Galeton, where she met her high school sweetheart Gerald Wood. They were married in 1940 and continued to live and farm in Galeton. Gerald served in the military during WWII and died of cancer after returning from the war in 1947. She then met Ray Danielson and they were married November 19th 1949. They farmed west of Ault. She worked nearly 50 years at Weiss Jewelers in Greeley. Mildred was active in many clubs including; Swedish Heritage Society. Later she volunteered at NCMC, usually at North Colorado Family Medicine. She was an active long time member of First Lutheran Church of Ault and served as their financial secretary for many years. She was devoted to all of her family and was very proud of her Swedish roots. She was an excellent baker and Swedish desserts were her specialty. She spent her last 5 years at the Bridge in Greeley, the family would like to thank all the staff for their love and kindness.

Mildred is survived by her sons, Brent (Lyn) Danielson and Jack (Diana) Danielson; grandchildren, Sara (Mike) Lavin, Luke (Erin) Danielson, Chelsea Danielson and Melissa Danielson; great-grandchildren, Tyler, Carly, and Reese Lavin and Nora and Tate Danielson; sister-in-law, Thelma Hager and numerous cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Gerald Wood and Raymond Danielson and brother, Vernon Hager.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 23, 2015 at First Lutheran Church in Ault.

In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to First Lutheran Church of Ault, Ault Senior Center, or Ault Historical Society in care of Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 West 28th Street, Greeley, Colorado 80634.