Mildred Eleanor Laird

Mildred Eleanor Laird, 96, of Central Point, Ore., died May 25, 2008 at Everist Adult Family Care. She was born in Ortonville, Minn., in 1912 to Olof and Tekla Mathison and was the youngest of ten children. She married Hugh Laird in 1932 and moved to California in 1939 and then to Eagle Point, Ore., in 1947. Mildred and Hugh "Red" Laird owned the Midway Country Store on Butte Falls Highway for many years.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Hugh; sons, Dennis and Myron Laird. She is survived by her daughters-in-law, Shirley Laird of Gold Hill, Ore., and Glenda Laird of Salinas, Calif.; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Conger~Morris is entrusted with graveside services.