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Obituary for Mildred L. Hermansen
Mildred Lorraine Hermansen of Milltown, WI, passed away unexpectedly on February 11, 2008, at Willow Ridge Healthcare, Amery, WI. Mildred was born on December 1st, 1920, in Kenmare, N.D., to Erick and Ida Erickson. She came to Wisconsin at age 4, attended Lanesdale Grade School and graduated from Milltown High School in 1938. Mildred was a member of Milltown Lutheran Church. She married Edward Hermansen in June, 1940. They had 4 children: Claretta Hansen – Amery,WI, Chet Hermansen – Madison, WI, Rita Christensen – Amery, WI, and Connie Zager – Amery, WI. Mildred was employed for many years with the Milltown and Unity School district as an office secretary until retiring in 1980. She often said they were the best years of her life. She dearly loved all the “kids”. After retiring she and Ed went to Harlingen, TX, for 15 winters. Mildred was preceded in death by her husband; parents; 4 sisters, Alice Jensen, Agnes Larson, Lillian Peterson, Gladys Johnson; and 2 brothers, Lawrence and Earl Erickson. She is survived by her 4 children; 12 grandchildren, Tami Dorsey, Shelby Glunz, Barb Morgan, Diane Dyson, Jessica Sine, Eric, Kristen and Thomas Hermansen, Kari Christensen, Anna Kirsling, Ashley and Andy Zager; 19 great grandchildren; and brother, Leonard Erickson. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 16, at 11:00 a.m. at Milltown Lutheran Church in Milltown, WI. Visitation will be held Friday, February 15, from 4-7:00 p.m. at Rowe Funeral Home in Luck, WI. A visitation will also be held one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Rowe Funeral Home of Luck, Wisconsin, was entrusted with funeral arrangements.