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“My deepest sympathy to the family of Millie. She was such a delightful lady.My prayers are with you. Remember to take one day at a time and...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Judy Harpestad - Wells, MN

“We are so sorry to hear about Millie. Unfortunately we were gone, and missed her funeral. ( Missed the snow storm too). Millie was such a caring...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Julie Treptow - Wells, MN

“I knew your mom since my grandma and grandpa built the house beside hers. She was a great lady ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Judy (Soost) rosin - Wells, MN

“Dawn, Nona and Randy. Thinking of you and your families during this sad time. It is never easy to say good bye but your love and memories of your...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Marlene Hassing Wegner - Wells, MN

“Sorry for your loss Dawn and Dave. She was a very nice lady. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: chuck clarke - kenyon, MN

“Please accept my sincere sympathy. I look at Harland and Millie's wedding pic (which I still have) and see myself that cute little flower girl 70...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Lois Hoechst - Mankato, MN

“Dawn and family. It is so sad to loose a loved one. When they have been not themselves for along time and you think you are prepared, usually you...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Su Grunzke - Alden, MN

“My deepest sympathy in your loss. Thoughts and prayers. I have wonderful memories of Millie and how fabulous she dressed. Remember her from playing...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Brian Wanzek - Palm Springs, CA

“So sorry to hear about your mother/Grandmother. I just had a feeling ,Randy , on Sat when she seen you that she was waiting for you. She is a angel...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Trudy Grunzke - well, MN - Friend

“Sorry for your loss Dawn and David. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Schmidt Springer - Cloquet, MN

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Mildred Minnie Clara Halvorson, age 89, of Wells, MN, died Monday, January 22, 2018 at Parkview Care Center in Wells, MN. A funeral service will be held Friday, January 26, 2018, at 10:30 AM at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wells, with Pr. Mary Iverson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Interment will be at Rosehill Cemetery in Wells.

Mildred Minnie Clara was born July 4, 1928 in rural Wells, the daughter of Carl and Leona (Schinke) Rauschenberger. She attended country school. She was united in marriage to Harland Halvorson April 8, 1948, at St. Paul's UCC in rural Minnesota Lake, and to this union 4 children were born. Millie worked at Meryl's Style Shop for many years. She was a loyal and faithful member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. She loved baking, cooking, entertaining, playing Canasta and cards, gardening, and flowers. She enjoyed spending time with friends. Family was most important to Millie, and she loved spending time with them.

Millie is preceded in death by her husband, Harland; parents; daughter, Pam (Halvorson) Franko; special friend, Les Tiedman; 2 sisters-in-law Rose (Alan) Faleide, and Jeannine (Bob) Kitson; and 3 brothers-in-law: Herluf Pedersen, Arno Mathews, and Terry Halvorson.

She is survived by her children: Dawn (David) Erdner of Wells, MN, Nona (Bill) Boyes of Faribault, MN, Randy (Nancy) Halvorson of Kansas City, KS, and son-in-law Rev. Jeff Franko of Winona, MN; 6 grandchildren: Erik (Audrey) Franko of West Bend, IN, Reese (Chris) Druckenmiller of Wells, MN, Ben (Elizabeth) Erdner of Wells, MN, Billie Boyes of Faribault, MN, Scott (Jenna) Halvorson and Marie (Blake) Curdy all of Kansas City, KS; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Ruth Pedersen of Alden, MN; sisters-in-law Laurel Mathews of Blue Earth, MN, and Joanne Halvorson of Bricelyn, MN; niece and nephew: Deb Pedersen and Steve Pedersen both of Alden, MN.