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Mildred M. Herrold

Died: Friday, February 20, 2004
Age: 96
Mildred “Memo” (DeWitt) Herrold, 96, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004.

Born on Dec. 19, 1907 in Bluffton, Ind., Mrs. Herrold graduated from Sturgis High School in 1925. She was a resident of Grosse Pointe Woods from 1982 through 2000.

Between 1989 and 2000, she resided with her son, John, Herrold and grandson William. John was a science teacher at Grosse Pointe North High School from 1969 until his retirement in 2000. William attended North his freshman and junior years.

Mrs. Herrold was a member of the Congregational Church in Suttons Bay. She and her mother Josephine operated a Tea Room in Sturgis for many years. On her 21st birthday she married Edward Herrold in Sturgis.

She is survived by her son, John of Cedar and his fiancee, Ardis Maciolek of Plymouth; son-in-law Don Mieras of Sturgis; grandchildren Josey (Floyd) Brouwer, Joseph (Kathy) Mieras, Jonathan Mieras, Jannine (Dan) Merten, Jaime Mieras, William Herrold; great-grandchildren Abe and Amanda Merten; and her daughter Joan’s good friend Katie Bontrager of LaGrange, Ind.

Mrs. Herrold was predeceased by her husband Edward, grandson Jeff and daughter Joan.

A memorial service will be held in the Suttons Bay Congregational Church on Saturday, June 5.

Interment will be next to Edward at the Solon Township Cemetery near Cedar.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Carter Center, www.cartercenter.org, (800) 550-3560 ext. 109.
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