Born in Bourbon, Ind., on Nov. 26, 1918, Mildred was the daughter of Earl O. and Lena (Myers) Logan. She graduated from Bourbon High School with the class of 1936. On May 24, 1941, in Tyner, Mildred took as her husband for 61 years, Loren M. Dinkledine. Always together, they were involved in both their children and grandchildren’s many activities. He would precede her in death.
Mildred and Loren owned Dinkledine Masonry Construction Co. of Plymouth from 1950 – 1987. Mildred worked in the Marshall County Courthouse for over 25 years in the Recorder’s Office, the Auditor’s office and the Clerk’s Office. She loved taking care of her children and many grandchildren, and cooking and making memories with her family. She also liked to embroider, crochet and work in her garden.
She is survived by two daughters: Leila Emmons and Lorna (Ernest) Zartman, both of Plymouth; five grandchildren; Doug (Suann) Emmons, serving in the U.S. Army, Fort Knox, Ky.; Debbie Emmons, Plymouth; Michael (Kristine) Zartman, Plymouth; Daryl (Beth) Zartman, Kalamazoo, Mich.; Lana Hostrawser, Plymouth; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Loren; sisters: Evelyn House and Wilma Chandler; brother: Fred Logan; and grandson: Dennis Emmons Jr.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St. Plymouth, where services will immediately follow at 1p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, with Pastor Brian Baughman officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairmont Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial contributions can be made to Ancilla College P.O. Box 1, Donaldson, IN 46513 for the Dennis Emmons Scholarship Fund.