Obit: Mills, Lee (1912 - 1986)

Contact: Ken Wood
Email: ken@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Mills, Forde, Lueck, Sherren, Smith, Ormond, Boon, Buchholz, Asplin, Genteman, Foemmel, Gerber, Miller, Schoenherr

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Thursday, 16 Jan. 1986, Page 13, Column 6

Mills, Lee (6 Jan. 1912 - 15 Jan. 1986)

Neillsville - Lee Mills, 74, Route 3, Neillsville, Died at 11:20 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Hospital, Neillsville.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Lutheran Church, Neillsville. Rev. Paul Forde will officiate. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Globe.

Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Friday and for one hour before services at Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville.

An obituary will be published Friday.

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Friday, 17 Jan. 1986, Page 5, Column 3

Neillsville--Services for Lee Mills, 74, Route 3, Neillsville, who died at 11:20 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Hospital, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Lutheran Church with the Rev. Paul Forde officiating.

Karen Forde will be the vocalist, accompanied by Kaye Mills. Burial will be in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Globe.

Pallbearers will be Wilmer Lueck, Kenneth Sherren, Bud Smith, John Ormond, Alfed Boon and Richard Buchholz.

Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. today at Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville, and at the church of Saturday for an hour before the service.

Mr. Mills was born Jan. 6, 1912 in the Town of Weston, the son of Claude and Charlotte (Asplin) Mills. He attended Christie school. He farmed with is parents in the towns of Weston and Grant until purchasing the home farm which he operated for many years.

He married Henrietta Schoenherr May 16, 1936 at Globe. She died Dec. 29, 1972.

He was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Merlin (LaVonne) Gerber, Madison, and Mrs. Richard (Sally) Miller, Wauwatosa; two sons, Gary, Mound, MN; and Allen, Charlottesville, VA; two sisters, Mrs. Jessie Foemmel, Neillsville, and Mrs. William (Lura) Genteman, Chili; three brothers Calvin, Neillsville, Glen, Loyal and Rev. Orin, High Point, N.C.; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Besides his wife, he was predeceased by a sister, Gladys, and a brother, Donald.

 

 


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