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Lillian Mierau – Metz Mortuary

    Kyle Christian Zierott
    Lillian M. Mierau, age 89, of Henderson, passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 at Henderson. She was born March 18, 1925 in rural York County to John C. and Minnie W. (Friesen) Siebert.

    Lillian and C.A. “Cornie” Mierau were united in marriage in Henderson on May 4, 1944 and they lived and farmed in the Henderson area. Four children were born to this union, Donald, Diane, Janet and Jeanne.

    Lillian worked alongside her husband on the farm and for several years as a waitress/cook at the Dutch Kitchen in Henderson. She was a member of Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson, Missions Circle, Hospital Women’s Auxiliary, was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed being surrounded by her family.

    Left to cherish her memory are her children, Donald (Karen) Mierau of Henderson, Diane (Steve) Buller of Henderson, Janet (Larry) Vancura of McCool Jct. and Jeanne Fay (Jeff) Brehm of Lincoln; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; siblings, Marvin (Katherine) Siebert, Viola Friesen, Robert Siebert, Carl Siebert, Roger (Arlyce) Siebert, and Leanna (Jerry) Kroeker all of Henderson and Velma (Phillip) Kroeker of Upland, Ind. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.  Lillian was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

    Graveside services will be held at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 at the Bethesda Cemetery, Henderson followed by memorial services at 10:30 a.m. at the Bethesda Mennonite Church. Visitation will be from 1-9 p.m. Sunday and Monday at Metz Mortuary in Henderson. The family will be present to greet friends Monday evening from 7 – 8:30 p.m.  Memorials may be directed to the MCC Canner. ​

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