Mildred Mary (Klaffer) Sims, 81, of Cave In Rock, IL died Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare, IL.  She was born on February 3, 1934 in Eldorado, IL to Daniel Klaffer and Sara Geneva Naomi (Horton) Klaffer.
She is survived by a daughters, Deborah Wheeler and friend Steve Wheeler,  Rose Mary (Dewey) Davenport, Beverly Jo (Sam) Sandefur;  a son, David (Mabyn) Sims;  17 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren;  sisters, Helen Bond, Linda (Clark) Bond;  nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Daniel and Sara Geneva Sims;  husband, Jewel “Bud” Sims;  sister Velma Jones;  brother Delmar Klaffer; son Mark Sims;  great-granddaughter Zoie Renea Mathews.
Hardin County Funeral Services, Cox Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at Potters Church in Cave In Rock.  The family will receive visitors from 10:00 A.M. until funeral time.  Rev. Larry Lewis and Rev. Arthur Austin Jr. will officiate the services.  Burial will follow at Cave Hill Cemetery.

Hardin County Independent May 14, 2015