Archive for Wednesday, March 10, 2004

Obituary: Mary Winifred “Freddie” Mills


March 10, 2004

Services for Mary Winifred "Freddie" Mills, 84, Tonganoxie, were Monday, March 8, 2004, at the United Methodist Church in Tonganoxie. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery.

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.

On June 30, 1940, she married Lloyd H. Mills in Wellsville. Together they operated the Lloyd H. Mills (insurance and real estate) Agency in Tonganoxie for more than 50 years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Tonganoxie, a 50-year member of P.E.O., Tonganoxie, and a member of the Kansas University Alumni Association.

Her husband died on Jan. 6, 1997.

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

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

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