Mildred Lorene McDonald, 91, passed away Oct. 6 in Mescalero. She was born July 29, 1926 in Riverview, Texas, to the late James Mae and Mary Elizabeth (Martin) West. Mildred was a member of the Daughters of Rebekah for many years and was a longtime resident of Lincoln County. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Fred Warren McDonald; brothers, Marion West and Paul West and sisters, Annie Robinson, Rosa Perce, Vivian Counts and Syble Peterman. Mildred is survived by her sister, Mary Lois Phillips of Brush Creek, Pa.; sons, Fred Wayne McDonald and wife Monique of Colorado Springs, Colo., Jimmy Lynn McDonald and wife Nancy of Golden Dale, Wash. and Sidney Earl McDonald of Las Cruces; daughter, Patsy Lorene Brass and husband Paul of Rio Rancho; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. A memorial service will be announced at a later date per the family’s wishes.