Mrs. Mildred L. Stewart, 91 of Canton, Missouri died Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 11:40 PM at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.
The daughter of Paul and Mae Zuspann Coleman was born on December 29, 1920 at Malvern, Iowa.
She was united in marriage to Jarvis Stewart on July 10, 1937 at Ewing, Missouri. He preceded her in death in 1981.
Mildred liked to go bowling and she volunteered at the Canton Sr. Citizens Center and for the O.A.T.S. transportation service.
She is survived by her children, Caroline Payne & her husband Leland of Monticello, MO, Paul Stewart of Canton, MO, Kathy Page & her husband Lenny of Palmyra, MO, Norman Stewart of New London, MO and Gary Stewart of Montana; thirteen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; fifteen great-great-grandchildren; four sisters, Florence Bailey of Hannibal, MO, Mary Edmonston of Ewing, MO, Leta Gaus of Lewistown, MO and Oneta (Tom) Primm of Ewing, MO; and several nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; infant brother, Elmer Coleman; brother, Harvey Coleman; three sisters, Verna Stiffey, Maxine Garner and Ethel Robertson.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 1:30 PM at Arnold’s Funeral Home in Canton with Rev. Brian Stone officiating with burial in Forest Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Saturday evening from 4 until 8 PM at Arnold’s Funeral Home in Canton.
Memorials may be made to the Canton Sr. Citizens Center.
Pallbearers: Edwin Schmitz, Linn Schmitz, Mark Schmitz, Keith Stewart, Casey Page and Matthew Moore.
Honorary Pallbearers: Dean Gower, John Stiffey, Les Edmonston, Joseph Moore, Paul Schmitz and John Schmitz.