Obit: Mills, Charlotte Emma (1881 - 1968)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Mills, Foemmel, Genteman, Pugh, Schlinsog, Shaw, Bandelow, Gerber, Asplin, Gierl, Walker, Will, Anderegg, Ulesich, Lucas, Balcer, Hurlburt, Christopherson, Ampe, Carteron, Schwarze, Boon, Johnson, Holt, Ratsch, Booher

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 5/30/1968

Mills, Charlotte Emma (5 December 1881 - 26 May 1968)

Mrs. Charlotte Emma Mills, 80, of Rt. 3 Neillsville died Sunday. Funeral services were held Wednesday from the United Methodist Church in Christie. The Rev. Carl Booher of Greenwood officiated. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Mrs. Mills was born December 5, 1881, in Augusta. She attended Augusta schools and the rural school in Tioga. On August 22, 1905, she married Claude Mills in Tioga. Mr. Mills died in 1949. They farmed in the Town of Weston until 1942, and then moved to the Town of York. In 1949, Mrs. Mills went to live with her son, Glen, until 1961. She then went to North Carolina to be with another son, the Rev. Orin Mills. In 1967, she returned to Neillsville and had been making her home with her son, Lee.

Mrs. Mills is survived by six children: Calvin of Owen; Lee of Rt. 3, Neillsville, Glen of Loyal, Mrs. Alfred (Jessie) Foemmel of Rt. 1, Neillsville, Mrs. William (Lura) Genteman of Rt. 1 Neillsville (York), and the Rev. Orin Mills of High Point, N. C., by a sister, Mrs. Edith Pugh of Seattle, Wash.; and by a brother, James Asplin of Waupaca. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/06/1968

Funeral services for Mrs. Charlotte Emma Mills, 80, rural Neillsville, who died here May 26, were held May 29, from the united Methodist Church in Christie. The Rev. Carl Booher of Greenwood officiated. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Six grandsons served as the pallbearers. They were: Donald, Allen, Glenn R. and William Mills, Verne and Larry Genteman. Arlyn Mills, a grandson, sang, “Under his Wings” and “In the Garden,” accompanied by Mrs. Arlyn Mills.

People from away here for the funeral were: The Rev. Orin Mills of High Point, N. C.; Mr. and Mrs. Steve Schlinsog of Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Shaw of Black River Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Leland Bandelow of Menomonie; Glenn Robert Mills of Cincinnati, O.; Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Gerber and Allen Mills of Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Asplin of Waupaca; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gierl and family of Bessemer, Mich.; William Mills of Madison. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Mills of Moose Lake, Minn.; Mrs. Harold Walker of Osseo; Mr. and Mrs. Foster Will, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Mills, Mr. and Mrs. Arlyn Mills and family, all of Owen; Mrs. Marvin Anderegg and family of Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Tony Ulesich and Mr. and Mrs. William Lucas of Willard; Mr. and Mrs. John Balcer of Thorp; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hurlburt of Black River Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Chris Christopherson of Owen.

From Marshfield were: Mrs. Stella Asplin, Miss Lynn Asplin, Kirk Asplin, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Shaw, Mrs. Ray Ampe; from Greenwood were Mrs. Viv Carteron, Mrs. Florence Schwarze, Mrs. Alfred Boon, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Johnson, Mrs. Edward Anderegg, Mrs. Clarence Holt, Donald J. Holt, Mrs. Jack Ratsch and Mrs. Florence Asplin.



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