Mildred ‘Millie’ Helmlinger, 90

Mildred "Millie" Helmlinger of Cedarburg passed away peacefully at Lasata Care Center on Tuesday Nov. 23, 2010, at the age of 90 years.

Millie was born in Cherokee, Iowa, on June 6, 1920, to Joseph and Anna (nee Kirchoff) Bush and married Henry Helmlinger in  1941 in West Bend.
Millie loved spending time with her grandchildren, cooking and fishing. She was a longtime member of St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church in Cedarburg, and was a waitress at Barth’s at the Bridge from the early 1960s to the mid 1980s.

She is survived by her children, Sue Ellen Helmlinger of Grafton and John (Becky) of Grafton; grandchildren, Jessica Helmlinger of Glendale and Jason Helmlinger of Cedarburg; and one sister, Alice Finnegan of Ruthven, Iowa. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a daughter, JoAnn Helmlinger.

Funeral services were held on Monday Nov. 29, at 3 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory, W63 N527 Hanover Ave., Cedarburg.  Visitation was held on Monday from 1 p.m. until the time of services.

Memorials to Lasata Care Center are appreciated.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory of Cedarburg is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit