Archive for Saturday, March 6, 2004

Mary Winifred ‘Freddie’ Mills

March 6, 2004


— Services for Mary Winifred "Freddie" Mills, 84, Tonganoxie, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at United Methodist Church in Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mrs. Mills died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.

She was born April 21, 1919, in Breckenridge, Mo., the daughter of Vernon R. and Opal (Bennett) Trosper.

Mrs. Mills and her husband operated the Lloyd H. Mills Agency for insurance and real estate in Tonganoxie for more than 50 years. She was a member of United Methodist Church and a 50-year member of P.E.O., both in Tonganoxie. She also was a member of the Kansas University Alumni Association.

She married Lloyd H. Mills on June 30, 1940, in Wellsville. He died Jan. 6, 1997.

Survivors include a daughter, Jane Myers, Centralia, Mo.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time Monday at the church.

The family suggests memorials to the church's choir music fund, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.

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