Mildred Seibold Mathews, 84, died unexpectedly Thursday, May 30, 2019 in Orlando.
Mildred was born in Summit, NJ, and after she graduated high school, she and her family moved to De Leon Springs. One of her early places of employment was the Holiday House, now Cook's Cafe.
Mildred was swept off her feet by Jim Mathews, becoming a committed U.S. Navy wife. In 1978, they retired from active duty life and settled in Orlando, where they remained. They were active members of Powers Drive Baptist Church.
As her mother before her, Mildred was a prolific knitter, using her skills for gift-giving. She also enjoyed reading and HGTV.
Preceding her in death were Mildred's parents, Ernest and Annemarie Seibold; her brother, Richard Seibold; and her husband, James F. Mathews. She is survived by her sister, Margaret Medvedev; her children, Sharon (Romeo) Tinaya; Jim (Lori) Mathews; Richard (DJ) Mathews; Will (Mayra) Mathews; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren, cousins and friends.
Visitation is at Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home in Winter Garden, Friday, June 7, 5-8 PM.
Funeral Service will be conducted at Beulah Baptist Church, Winter Garden, June 8, 12 noon, with graveside service following at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Gotha, FL.