Mildred Schiess was born in Reynolds on March 12, 1919. She married Harold Griffith in 1945 in New York. He passed away in 2004.
Her family includes children, Gloria (Steve) Wisley, Karen (Joe) Billman, John Griffith, Joline (Steve) Schroder, and Jeff (Pam) Griffith, and six grandchildren, Andy (deceased), Katie, Laura, Scott, Eric and Jennifer.
Prior to her marriage, Mrs. Griffith was employed at Modern Woodmen, Rock Island. She is a member of First Congregational Church, Moline.