Mildred May House, 86, of St. Joseph, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at a St. Joseph hospital.

She was born March 9, 1933, in Gilford, Missouri, daughter of the late Elsie and Earl Manship.

She attended school in Bolckow, Missouri and was the office manager with House Construction Company with her husband, Duwayne. She also worked in the real estate field.

Mildred enjoyed gardening and was an avid mushroom hunter, who loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church.

Mildred was preceded in death by: husband, Duwayne House; her parents; brothers, Alva, Donald and Bill Manship; and granddaughter, Stephanie Porter.

Survivors include: daughters, Devera (Donald) Lambing, of St. Joseph, Linda (Mark) Wolf, of Arnold, Missouri, and Sandra Lance (Gary Ford), of Rushville, Missouri; son, Rick (Kerri) House, of Faucett, Missouri; brothers, Dale (Velma) Manship and Lester (Jan) Manship; sisters, Lorraine Waugh, Martha Miller and Ruth Chambers; grandchildren: Taylor House, Erin McGinley, Chris Lambing, Corey Nickell, Nathan Lance, Amy Wolf and Sarah Wolf; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Wesley United Methodist Church, Pastor Jeff Jaekley officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Rupp Funeral Home.

Interment will be at the Whitesville Cemetery, Whitesville, Missouri.

Memorials are requested to: Empire Prairie Community Center, in care of the Rupp Funeral Home.

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