Obituaries

Helen Irene Mills 1919 - 2008 McLouth

A private graveside inurnment will be held for Helen Irene Mills, 89, McLouth.
Mrs. Mills died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, in Lawrence.
She was born on July 4, 1919, the daughter of Christian and Laura Poulsen. She married Clarence Dale Mills. He preceded her in death Jan. 6, 1983. She was also preceded in death by her son, Clarence “Butch” Mills; her brother, Sgt. Leonard I. Poulsen; stepbrother, Raymond Coleman; and an infant brother. She was a homemaker who loved to read, and enjoyed her flower garden and hummingbirds.
She is survived by four daughters, Maxine Handley, Fenton, Mich., Barbara Larison, McLouth, Jeannie Parmer, Lawrence, and Kathy Lewallen, McLouth; two sons, Mike Mills, and Randy Mills, both of Lawrence; two sisters, Evelyn Kelly, Chanute, and Marie Wendt, Salina; one stepbrother, Harold Coleman, Overland Park; 15 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Southern Care, Inc (Hospice), c/o Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.quisenberryfh.com.