Mildred Raines was born in Cody, Wyoming on September 5, 1922 to Samuel Flanagan and Mildred Golden. In 1937, the family moved to Billings, and Mildred graduated from Senior High School in 1941.

She worked as a secretary for Fratt Memorial School for 14 years, and was a member of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, St. Christopher’s Circle, and Catholic Daughters.

Mildred married John Raines, Jr., who preceded her in death.

She is survived by her sons, Charles Raines of Billings, MT and David (Neva) Raines of Sherman, Texas; and one grandson, Jeff Raines of Sherman, Texas.