Friday, September 23, 2016

Obituary - Mildred Irene Monsell

Mildred Irene Monsell, 96, formerly of Nevada, MO passed away on September 20, 2016 in Richmond, VA. Mildred was born February 4, 1920 in Waynoka, OK to Joseph Harrison and Emma D. (Miles) Barrett. Mildred graduated from Nevada High School 1938. On August 1, 1942 she married Charles Aaron Monsell in Kansas City, KS. The couple moved to Tonasket, WA in 1958 where they ran an apple orchard until his death in 1976. Mildred moved from Tonasket to live near her son where she continued to live until her death. Mildred worked as a Hospital Housekeeper Supervisor. She was the past President of American Legion Auxiliary, past President of Fraternal Order of Eagles, Past District Deputy of F.O.E., and Past Nobel Grand of Rebecca’s. Mildred loved to fish, crochet, and play pool. She was Captain of the Eagles Drill Team for 15 years during which time her team won 1st and 2nd place at Eagles Convention, and also won lots of 1st places at local and county parades Survivors include two children; a son, Charles W. Monsell, Spotsylvania, VA; and a daughter, Peggy June Ricciuto, Florida Keys, FL. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Lee Eaton and brothers, Roy Barrett, and Chester Barrett. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 27, 2016 in the Ferry Funeral Home. A private burial service will follow in Click Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until service time.