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CHAVIRA, MILDRED ALICE
CHAVIRA, Mildred Alice 'Millie' Preston Oct. 29, 1922-Nov. 26, 2016 Born in Brainerd, Minn., and passed away serenely at home in Lancaster, Calif., from complications of Alzheimers. She moved to Lancaster in 1961 with her children and husband, James Preston who passed away in 1971. Millie worked at Mira Loma Medical Center in the early 1960s, L.A. County Probation Dept. through the early 1980s, Sylmar Juvenile Hall where she met her second husband Ray Chavira They married in 1979. Millie was warm, friendly, always smiling and eager to help others and compulsively devoted to various crafts including beading and 3-D picture making. She was also an avid bowler. Millie is survived by her husband Ray Chavira; children: Robert J. Preston, Gary F. Preston, and Judith Mayes. Memorial services were held Dec. 3, 2016 at Lancaster Baptist Church. Interment will be Jan. 11, 2017 at 12:30pm at Riverside National Cemetary.

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