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Columbia Missourian

Mildred Pifer 1923 - 12/27/2012

By Memorial Funeral Home
December 29, 2012 | 5:31 p.m. CST

Mildred Rae Pifer, 89, Columbia, Missouri, passed away on Thursday December 27, 2012 at Boone Hospital.

A gathering of Mildred’s family and friends will be from 2:00-3:00pm Sunday December 30th at Emmanuel Baptist Church 3100 Pioneer Drive.

Mildred was born in Houlton, Maine and lived in Washington and Southeren California before moving to Columbia 21 years ago. She was a registered nurse for many years before she retired. She attended Emmanuel Baptist Church.

Mildred was preceded in death by her husband James W. Pifer in 1990. She is survived by two daughters, Gloria Pifer and Judy Lee (Robert E.) Columbia, MO, son James W. Pifer, Palm Springs, CA, brother, Clifford McQuarrie, Houlton, Maine, two granddaughters, Crystal Anderson (Stephen), St. Ann, MO, and Kimberly Pectol (Eric) Columbia, MO, and 4 great-grandchildren, Louisa Pectol, twins Carter and Isabelle Pectol and Nicholas Anderson.

If desired, memorial contributions in memory of Mildred may be given to the Central Missouri Humane Society. Online tributes for the family may be left at