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Mildred Beadles

Mildred Licht Beadles obituary photoMildred Licht Beadles, age 91, of Huron, died Thursday, April 26, 2007, at the Huron Nursing Home. Her graveside service was 10 AM on Monday, April 30th at the Wessington Cemetery at Wessington, SD with Rev. Allen Sager officiating.

Mildred Licht Beadles was born October 29, 1915, to Charles and Anne (Heywood) Metschke in Hand County near Wessington. She attended the Bothwell School and graduated from Wessington High School in 1933.

On January 1, 1934, she married Richard Licht at Wessington. They lived in Wessington and operated a produce business for 26 years. They moved to Huron in 1967. Mildred was employed by Lewis Drug for eleven years before retiring.

Richard died November 1, 1978. She married Fred Beadles December 30, 1983. He died in 1996.

Mildred was a member of Colfax Rebekah Lodge, Ladies Marine Corps Auxiliary, Huron Area Senior Center, and several card clubs.

Survivors include her son, Robert (Kathy) Licht of Artesia, New Mexico; four grandsons, Ronald, William, Michael and Dennis Licht; four great-granddaughters; one great-grandson; one sister, Lorine Davis; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husbands, her sister, Alice Chercus preceded her in death.