October 3, 1930 - March 16, 2016


Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 am, Saturday, April 2, 2016 at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Long Prairie for Mildred M. Wilberts, age 85 of Long Prairie who passed away on Wednesday at her home. Fr. Omar Guanchez will officiate and burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cogswell, North Dakota at a later date. Family and friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home – Stein Chapel, Long Prairie.

Mildred Marie (Klinkhammer) Wilberts was born in Britton, South Dakota on October 3, 1930 to Bernard H. Klinkhammer and Myrtle (Wight) Klinkhammer of Cogswell, ND. She attended Grade School in Cogswell, High School in Forman, college in Ellendale, ND, and taught school in Brampton. In 1951 she married Henry Wilberts from Oakes, ND. They had three sons, Mark, Craig, and Christian. She and Henry lived in various places in North Dakota, Minnesota, and Michigan, as they enjoyed many different interests and businesses.
She leaves her husband of nearly 65 years, sons Mark (Nancy) Wilberts, Craig (Carolyn) Wilberts, and Christian (Sue) Wilberts, seven grandchildren, Logan, Ryan, Katrina (Keith) Ruberg, Brent, Kyle (Whitney), Lyrik and Laura, five great-grandchildren, William, Henry, Paisley, Quinn Ruberg, and Lucy, and her siblings, Wayne, Jean Lindberg, Emily Neilsen, Daniel, David, and Paul.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a niece, step-brother Peter, and step-sister Mary.

The family prefers memorials.