Mildred Marie (Oldfield) Brown, 87, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, formerly of Nebraska City, was born on July 1, 1929, in Rulo, to Franklin Paul and Audrey Meryl (Weaver) Oldfield.  One of six children, the family moved to Brownville, where Mildred was baptized in May of 1943 by Rev. Ward Merritt at the Brownville Christian Church.  
She attended school in Brownville and graduated as Valedictorian from Brownville High School with the class of 1947.
On May 18, 1947, Mildred was united in marriage to Fay Edward Brown in Humboldt.  
To this union three children, Sharon, Janet, and William were born.  
The couple lived in Brownville, Auburn, Superior, and Fullerton, before returning to Auburn.  
They then moved to Council Bluffs, Iowa, in 1956 where they lived until moving to Nebraska City in 1971.  
While living in Nebraska City, Mildred became a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ serving in numerous church offices including the Shepherding Program.  
She was Past President of the VFW Auxiliary, member of the American Legion Auxiliary 0008, and worked several years as a care giver through the hospital.  
Mildred passed away on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, at the Bethany Lutheran Nursing Home in Council Bluffs, having reached the earthly age of eighty-seven years, five months, and twenty-three days.
She is survived by her loving children: Sharon McNeely and her husband Tom of Council Bluffs; Janet Parker and her husband Tom of Council Bluffs; William Brown of Roy, Utah; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.  
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ed, sisters Helen Den and Gladys Kelley, and brothers: Leonard, Gary, and George Oldfield.
Funeral Services were to be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at the Hall Funeral Chapel in Auburn, with Reverend Michael Schmidt officiating.
Visitation was to be from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, at the Hall Funeral Chapel in Auburn.
Burial  was to be at the Walnut Grove Cemetery in Brownville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the family’s choice with a later designation.
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Services are entrusted to Hall Funeral Chapel- 707 15th ST. Auburn,
Nebraska (402) 274