Obit: Stephens, Mildred I. (1917 - 2008)
Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Stephens, Elstrom, Molle, Griepentrog, Strey, Koski, Frisoli, Contreras, Foker, Kollmansberger

----Source: Loyal TRG 26 November 2008

Stephens, Mildred I. (18 MAR 1917 - 18 NOV 2008)

Mildred I. Stephens, 91, formerly of Spencer, died on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at Clark County Health Care Center, Owen. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 21, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Spencer. The Rev. Karl Rose officiated. Burial was in West Spencer Cemetery. Grandsons and great-grandsons served as pallbearers.

Mildred I. Elstrom was born on March 18, 1917, in Owen, to Ole and Anna (nee Molle) Elstrom. She graduated from Owen High School. She married Chester Stephens on April 17, 1935, in Owen. He died on July 24, 2008. She had worked at Land O’Lakes in Spencer for 23 years until her retirement.

Survivors include a son and two daughters, Robert (LaVonne) Stephens, Scottsburg, Ind., Sandra (Jerrold) Griepentrog, Spencer, and Darla (Kenneth) Strey, Spring Hill, Fla.; 13 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; five sisters, Evelyn Koski, Loyal, Jean Frisoli, Chicago, Lorraine (Jesse) Contreras, Chicago, Arlene Foker, Chippewa Falls, and Shirley (Robert) Kollmansberger, Greenwood.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband; four brothers; and two sisters.



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