Obituary of Mildred Joan Eggleston
Mildred Eggleston died on March 19, 2021 at the age of 91. According to her wishes, she has been cremated. Mildred was born in Waverly, Iowa, on October 16, 1929, daughter of Herbert and Louise Krueger Harmening. She graduated from Waverly High School in 1947 and was a secretary at Lutheran Mutual Life Insurance Company in Waverly for ten years. In 1957, Mildred married Roger Eggleston in Des Moines, Iowa, which was their home for five years before moving to Iowa City. In 1977, she returned to the work force as a secretary at University Hospitals and Clinics, retiring in 1990. Survivors include her three children: Tom (Pam) Eggleston of Grand Rapids, Michigan; Ann Eggleston of Houston, Texas; and Amy (Kirk) Cox of Des Moines. Her four grandchildren are Ryan and Hailey Eggleston and Ben and Emily Cox. Also surviving are a special sister, Marlys Berg and husband Donald of Waverly, Iowa, and a sister-in-law Carole Harmening of Athens, Illinois. Mildred was the youngest of eight children. She was preceded in death by her beloved Roger, her parents, three sisters and three brothers. She leaves many nieces and nephews. A time for family and friends to come together to remember Mildred’s life will be held from 2 to 4 pm Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 875 Forest Edge Lane in Coralville. Covid Note: "We are requesting only fully vaccinated people attend. Others are welcome to share a thought, memory or condolence with her family by visiting the funeral home website @ www.gayandciha.com. and search for Mildred’s obituary. Thank you for your consideration of others."