Mildred Byers, 85, of Woodhaven recently passed away after a brief illness. She was born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn in 1934 to Walter and Clara (Olson) Wagner and has been a resident of Woodhaven, NY since 1965.
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After high school, Millie worked as a stenographer for Merrill Lynch. In her later years, she was the secretary at Our Savior Lutheran School where she loved interacting with the children.
She was deeply religious and cherished spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mildred was preceded in death by her husband Donald R. Byers. She is survived by her children Laura Hauss (Peter) of Dover DE, Donna Nemeth(Joseph) of Woodhaven, Diana Byers of Woodhaven, Donald J. Byers of Bayside, Joseph Byers (Connie) of Brooklyn, and Mary Castronova (John) of Woodhaven. She is also survived by twelve grandchildren and two great grandchildren and her sister Dorothy Kranz of Holbrook LI, along with several nieces and nephews.
Burial will be on Monday Oct. 7, 2019 at Calverton National Cemetery.