Soldotna area resident Mildred E. Pryor died Friday, July 21, 2000, at Central Peninsula General Hospital in Soldotna. She was 74.
A memorial mass will be held at noon Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Soldotna. Father Richard Tero will officiate.
Mrs. Pryor was born Feb. 6, 1926, near Des Moines, Iowa. She grew up and received her education in Des Moines and attended business college there. Prior to her moving to Alaska in 1973, she lived in California and Utah.
Mrs. Pryor lived most of her life in Soldotna. She worked as an executive secretary, as the city clerk for Soldotna, for the Kenai Peninsula Borough and for the Aid to Families with Dependent Children for the State of Alaska. She retired from the state about 10 years ago.
Mrs. Pryor was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. She also volunteered for the Kenai Senior Center and Heritage Place. She also enjoyed volunteering in the Kenai schools helping children learn to read. She loved her animals, being outdoors and traveling.
"She was a loving wife and a very caring person. She loved children and teaching them," her husband said.
Mrs. Pryor was preceded in death by a sister Marie and a brother Eddie.
She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Derrel Pryor, of Soldotna; brothers Carl Radosevich and Fred Radosevich and sisters Elvira Kruzick, Frida Peterson, Delores Gioffredi and Eva Vranich.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 222 W. Redoubt Ave., Soldotna, AK 99669.
Arrangements were by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.
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