Mildred Malinda Golding
Mildred Malinda Golding
  • August 22, 1924 - January 5, 2018
  • Modesto, California

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Mildred was born in Amherst, Nebraska on August 22, 1924. One of seven children born to Alfred Reeh and Josephine Bunzendahl Reeh. Came to California at age 10 during the dust bowl era. Lived in Hughson and Empire until her parents bought a dairy in the Mt. View Area. Graduated from Turlock High School in 1943. Married Jack Golding and had two children, Janet in 1946 and Larry in 1947.

Mildred worked at Wells Fargo Bank for 28 yrs before retiring. She enjoyed gardening, knitting, crocheting and family time. She was well known for knitting her own beautiful outfits and sweaters. Life long member of the Lutheran Church where she volunteered time as well. She was a hard worker, dedicated to her faith and family.

Mildred is preceded in death by her husband, brothers Harland, Victor and LaVern Reeh, sisters Dolores Adams and infant, Betty Lou Reeh; son, Larry Golding. She is survived by daughter, Janet Satariano and sister, Iola Dralle, 3 grandchildren: Michael Ursini, Kevin Golding and Kimberly Murdaugh and 6 great grandchildren: Julia Borges, Mikey Ursini, Madison and Andrew Murdaugh, Anika and Leilani Golding and several nieces and nephews.

There will be a viewing on Thursday, January 11th from 4-8pm, Lakewood Funeral Home, 900 Santa Fe Ave, Hughson, CA, 95326. Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 12th at 11am, Emanuel Lutheran Church, 324 College Ave, Modesto. Reception to follow. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Emanuel Lutheran Quilting Circle, 324 College Ave, Modesto, CA 95350.