Mildred M. Hauder

May 8, 1925 – April 15, 2022


Mildred May Hauder was born May 8, 1925, in Petersburg, Ontario, Canada, to John L. and Matilda (Swartzentruber) Roth and passed away on Good Friday April 15, 2022, in Seward, at the age of 96.

Mildred attended grade school and as a young girl accepted Christ as her personal savior and was baptized. On Sept. 28, 1946, she was united in marriage to Ernest Roth in St Agatha, Ontario, Canada. However, Mildred found herself widowed too soon as she was left to mourn the tragic loss of her husband in a pick-up/train accident 10 months later. Along with raising her daughter, Sharon, Mildred worked in a doctor’s home for a period of time and later was a housekeeper and nanny. She was blessed with a second marriage to Lawrence Hauder on June 19, 1965, and moved to the United States and residing in Milford on the farm and later in town.

Mildred was a member of the East Fairview Mennonite Church, WMSC and volunteered at the Et Cetera Shop in Seward. She enjoyed being with family, sewing, quilting, gardening, cooking, taking trips to Canada and spending winter is Sarasota, Florida.

Survivors include her children and spouses, Sharon and Bill Stauffer, Milford, Carley Roth, Lincoln, Betty and Lowell Hertzler, Harrisonburg, Virginia, Sue Ann and Roy Perry, Hinton, Virginia, Judy Eicher, Lincoln; grandchildren, Kurt and Jody Stauffer, Milford, Greg and Beth Roth, Milford, Kevin and Terri Roth, Beaver Crossing, Patty and Mark Vogel, Lincoln, Andre and Renee Hertzler, Harrisonburg, Shelby and Jody Hertzler, Harrisonburg, Ivy Perry and Jordan Vance, Fulks Run, Virginia, Tyler and Madison Roth, Beaver Crossing, Mitchell Roth, Beaver Crossing, Jamie Roth, Lincoln, Kellie Roth, Lincoln; great-grandchildren, Brianne, Janae and Michael Stauffer, Milford, Oliver, Arwin and Milo Hertzler, Harrisonburg, Casey and Noah Hertzler, Harrisonburg, Jada Vogel, Lincoln, Parker and Carter Vance, Virginia; great-great-granddaughter, Avery Roth, Beaver Crossing; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Arthur and Marjorie Roth, Julesburg, Colorado, and Vernon and Betty Roth Cambridge, Ontario, Canada; nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands, Ernest Roth and Lawrence Hauder; son, James Hauder; sisters- and brothers-in-law, Beatrice and John Holst, and Martha and Jack Miller; brother, Clare Roth; grandson, Kerry Stauffer; granddaughter, Valerie Hertzler; and son-in-law, Norman Roth.

The funeral service was April 18 at East Fairview Mennonite Church. Memorial comtributions are suggested to the family for future designation. Condolences may be left for the family online at