Olga Mimier

Olga Mimier (nee Hinich), 89, of Mukwonago, formerly of Milwaukee and Muskego, died recently.

She was the first female lifeguard in Milwaukee County and one of the few women air traffic controllers in the World War II era. Olga was an original and longtime member of the Muskego-Norway School board, including being a member of the high school building committee. She also was a founding member of the Muskego Public Library.

Olga officially taught in Greenfield schools and unofficially everywhere she went. Olga was a beloved member of her Phi Theta Alpha, "Gambling Roses," sorority chapter from her UWM days in the 1930s until her death.

She had a great love for her family, education, literacy and athletic ability, and she worked for equity and decency.

She is the loving mother of Robert, Jay (Susan) and Nick (Kathi) Mimier and Beth (John) Kutka. Olga is further survived by eight grandchildren: Jill, Ginger, Julia, Michael, Emily and Sam Mimier, and Justin and Laura Kutka (Travis Schroeder). She also is survived by her brother, Daniel Hinich (Eleanor); sisters-in-law, June Hinich, Tess Myszewski and Bridget Raash; as well as nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for noon, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005, at Mealy’s Funeral Home, 103 Eagle St., Eagle. Visitation is scheduled for 11 a.m. Dec. 17 until the time of the service.

Memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association, Muskego Public Library or the Democratic National Committee.

Mealy’s Funeral Home in Eagle is serving the family, 594-2442.