Mildred “Millie” V. Ericksmoen of Owen, passed away on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the Clark County Health Care Center in Owen at the age of 93 years-2 months-3 days. Memorial services will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in the Town of Longwood on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Brian Campbell presiding. Visitation will be held at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church on Tuesday from 10:00 AM until time of services. Burial will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery in the Town of Longwood.
Mildred was born on March 8, 1921 to Carl and Lenora (Bosse) Tessmer. She attended school in the Holway area. Millie married John Ericksmoen on August 25, 1936.
Millie worked 30 years as head cook at the Owen-Withee Schools and also as head cook at the Meadow View Country Club for many years. She resided at the Clark County Health Care Center since December 26, 2008.
Mildred loved to cook and was known for her apple slices.
Mildred and John had four children; Betty Jane, Janice, Allan and Jim all are deceased.
Millie is survived by her two daughters in law; Barbara (Dennis Burke) Ericksmoen and Frances (Don) Petersen, four grandchildren; Bill Ericksmoen of Vietnam, Brenda (Sean) Kinsey of Colorado, Cindy Minch of Colorado and Vickie Howard of Montana, four great-grandchildren; Taylor Minch, Luke Kinsey, Matthew Howard and Nathan Howard, three sisters; Ruth Foster of Missouri, Dorothy Darge of Racine and Florence Bingham of Medford.
She was preceded in death by her children, parents, her husband John in 1972, two brothers; Edwin and Leroy and two sisters in law; Maxine and Irene.
Online condolences can be made to www.maurinaschilling.com