Mildred M. Sweeney, 77, Fargo, died Friday, January 24, 2003, in Meritcare Hospital, after a long battle with cancer.
Mildred was born August 11, 1925, in Springhill, MN, to Joseph and Rose Haub. She was a longtime member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo. She was a member of Legion of Mary, and Catholic Daughters of America. Mildred loved to cook, stitch, and knit. She also loved to be with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed the lake, her roses, and all of her grand dogs.
She is survived by her children, Patricia (David) Lehner, Minot, ND, Benita (David) Welch, Bloomington, MN, Geno (Cathy) Sweeney, Fargo, Nancy Sweeney, Burnsville, MN, and Robert Sweeney, Fargo; grandchildren, Ellen (Chris) Wolf, Chris (Beckey) Harrum, Rich, Jennifer Welch; Stefany, Danielle and Ryan Sweeney; and Mickelle Sweeney; step grandchildren, Erik (Valerie) Lehner, Skyla, Becky Lehner; great-grandchildren, Marshall, Paige Wolf, Joseph, Timothy Harrum; step great-grandchildren, Hannah, Breann, Alexis, Madison; and son-in-law, Gordon Harrum.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Rose; daughter, Mary Ellen; and grandson, T.J. Welch.
Funeral Mass will be held Monday at 10:30 AM in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo. Visitation will be Sunday from 4-7 PM in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, with a prayer service at 7 PM followed by a rosary. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the funeral in the church on Monday. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Fargo.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Roger Maris Cancer Center, Fargo.
Arrangements by Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.