Mildred was born March 29, 1914, at rural Granville, the daughter of Bernard and Elizabeth (Bohnenkamp) Bueltel. Mildred was raised in the Granville area and received her education at St. Joseph's Catholic School in Granville. She then did domestic work in the Granville area.
On Feb. 17, 1941, she married Vincent Honkomp at Granville. They made their home near Adrian, Minn., where they farmed from 1941 until 1945 when they moved to near Granville and farmed until retiring and moving into Granville in November 1977. Vincent died Feb. 2, 1985. In May 2000 Mildred moved to Sioux City.
Mildred was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Granville and church guild.
Survivors include two daughters, Juliann Delperdang and her husband Larry, and Marjean Dattolico and her husband Sebastian, all of Sioux City; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one son--in-law, Don Dykstra of Sanborn; and one sister-in-law, Mrs. Edmund (Lucille) Bueltel of Sioux City.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Sharene Dykstra; eight sisters, Frances, Regina, Cordula and Emma Bueltel, Marie Baker, Armella Casey, Esther Bueltel (Sister Lucina O.S.F.), Helen Novy; and three brothers, Emil, Alphonse and Edmund Bueltel.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Granville, with the Rev. Richard Ball officiating. Burial will be in the St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Granville. Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. until service time Saturday. Arrangements have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen.
Casket Bearers will be, Vincent Dattolico, Brad Delperdang, Tara Mutchler, Gina Plathe, Donna Kock, Dawn Schwartz.
Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.