Mrs. Mildred Ann Lensing Etzkorn, age 92, a resident of Sulphur Springs, Texas and formerly of De Queen, Arkansas died Monday, February 13, 2017, in Sulphur Springs, Texas.
She was born to Henry and Ida Lensing on November 28, 1924, in New Blaine, Arkansas.
She was retired from Rephans Department Store where she worked in the material department for many years. She was a past member of the De Queen Hospital Auxiliary, Sevier County Extension Homemakers and a longtime member of St. Barbara Catholic Church and Ladies Altar Society. She enjoyed playing cards, cooking, gardening and reading.
Mrs. Etzkorn was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rudy E. Etzkorn of fifty-one years; one son, Gary Etzkorn, one granddaughter, Brooke Etzkorn, one great granddaughter, Natalie Wagner and a grand daughter-in-law, Amber Wagner.
She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Tom and Liz Etzkorn of Sulphur Springs, Randy and Roberta Etzkorn of Greenville, South Carolina and Jim and Kay Etzkorn of Cannon Beach, Oregon; two daughters and sons-in-law, Joyce and Tommy Wagner of Horatio, Arkansas and Janet and Doug Mock of San Antonio, Texas; thirteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
Funeral Mass for Mrs. Etzkorn will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 17, 2017, in the St. Barbara Catholic Church in De Queen with Father Juan Manjarrez officiating. Burial will follow in Redmen Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-6:30, Thursday, February 16th with rosary to follow at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to St. Barbara Ladies Altar Society, P.O. Box 86, De Queen, Arkansas 71832.