Mildred Marline (Pottberg) Megaffin, 75, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at Parkview Care Center in Osborne.
She was born Jan. 2, 1942, in Red River County, Texas, to Kenneth John and Helen Martha Klopek Pottberg.
She graduated from high school in Downs in 1959 and went on to attend cosmetology school at Salina Hair Academy in Salina.
On May 29, 1960, she married Alvin Britt in Downs. He died May 13, 1964.
Mildred then married Scott Megaffin on Nov. 27, 1966, in Osborne. He died Dec. 22, 2005.
Along with being a loving wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker, she was always busy working and serving her friends, church and community. She was self-employed as a cosmetologist, worked as a secretary for Bohm Grain, and also served as Osborne County Magistrate judge. She also served as the municipal judge for the cities of Osborne and Downs and was the director for the Osborne Housing Authority for many years, before retiring in December 2016. She also played the piano and organ at church for over 50 years, enjoyed playing cards with her family and bridge group ladies, and was an avid Kansas City sports fan, liking to watch both Chiefs football and Royals baseball. But the time she loved most was when she could spend it with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her son, Terry Britt and wife Gail of Atwood; daughters Cheryl Schmale and husband Frank of Garden City, and Jodi Cockerham and husband John of Osborne; daughter-in-law Lisa Megaffin Eisiminger and husband Brad of Hays; sisters Mary Thibault and husband Dean of Manhattan, and Martha Pottberg and husband Dennis Laubhan of Manhattan; 12 grandchildren, Kate Tompkins, Abigail (Tompkins) Puckett and husband Chad, Tyler, Wyatt and Lydia Britt, Carly and Jada Schmale, Jamie and Jessa Cockerham, Kade, Max and Trae Megaffin; and two great-grandchildren, Hudson and Hank Puckett.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; and a son, Rex Megaffin.
A memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. Nov. 17, 2017, at Faith Lutheran Church in Osborne. Inurnment will follow in Osborne City Cemetery.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials are suggested to Faith Lutheran Church or Osborne Housing Authority, in care of Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, 723 N. First St., Stockton, KS 67669. Online condolences may be left at www.plumeroverlease.com.