Marie Louise Mills
Sept. 14, 1931 — Nov. 12, 2017
Marie Louise Mills, age 86, of Eagle, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc. Marie was born on September 14, 1931, in Little Prairie, the daughter of William and Linda (Bigelow) Dymond. She graduated from Palmyra High School in 1949 and on April 12, 1952, she married Gerald “Jerry” Mills at the Little Prairie United Methodist Church. Marie worked for RTE in Waukesha for many years, she was a member of the Eagle United Methodist Church, and had a passion for singing. Marie’s greatest joy in life was being a wife, mother and grandma to her family.
Marie is survived by her husband of 65 years, Jerry of Eagle. She was the beloved mother of Donna Whitaker of Eagle, Michael (Rita) Stapleton of Dousman, Kathy (Guy) Fredrick of Sheboygan, Karen (Pat) Whitaker of Dousman, and Linda (Jim) Breen of Oconomowoc; cherished grandmother of 16 grandchildren, 23 greatgrandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren; and sister of William Dymond of Arizona. Marie was loved and will be remembered by other relatives and many dear friends.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents; son, Dennis; sisters, Jean Vick, Janet Thiele and Jane Houk; and son-in-law Jim Whitaker.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, Nov. 17, at 5 p.m. at Kettle Moraine Community Church, W341S6480 Highway 59, North Prairie. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of service at church.
Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Eagle is assisting the family, 262-594-2442. For the online guest registry, please go to www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.