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Mildred Lynn 1908-2014

Mildred Lynn, 106, Holton, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at Medicalodges Jackson County.

She was born Jan. 16, 1908 in Topeka, the daughter of Hubert and Emma Powers Sewell. She grew up in the Fairview community.

Mrs. Lynn was a farmwife in the Fairview community before moving to Holton in 1960. She worked for McFadden and A&P grocery stores in Holton, then worked for Dean Hune at Bender Hardware in Holton for 15 years.

She was baptized at the Church of the Brethren in Granada.

She married Lloyd Lynn on July 28, 1927, in Holton. He died Sept. 24, 1984. She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Donnis May Lynn, on March 20, 1933; two sisters, Grace McDaniel and Helen Gilbert; and a brother, H.P. “Sonny” Sewell.

Survivors include a brother, Roy Sewell, Holton; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Monday morning at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Interment followed in Wetmore Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.


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