MUSCATINE, Iowa — Vivian Calvert Mills Wonderlich, 89, formerly of West Liberty, died Wednesday, September 9, 2009, at the Muscatine Care Center in Muscatine.
Funeral Service will be 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2009, at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home, West Liberty. Burial is at Memorial Park Cemetery in Muscatine.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday, September 11, 2009, at the funeral home.
Vivian was born on October 31, 1919, in West Liberty, the daughter of Vincent and Hattie McGowan Calvert. She married Milburn “Mike” Mills on December 7, 1935, in Iowa City, they later divorced.
They operated many restaurants in the West Liberty area, including Twin Gables. She was employed with Mercy Hospital in Iowa City and the Henry County Hospital in Mount Pleasant.
She later married Lloyd Wonderlich on December 30, 1978, in Mount Pleasant.
She is survived by her seven children, Beverly Freyermuth and husband, Paul, of Muscatine; Gaylord Mills and wife, Debra, of Muscatine; Darrell Mills and wife, Ann, of Lafayette, Louisiana; Cassandra Allen and husband, Wendell, of Yarmouth; Christine Schlabach and husband, Duane, of Parnell; Sid Mills and wife, Pam, of Iowa City; and Van Mills and wife, Diane, of Henderson, Nevada; three sisters, Dorothy Frans of Muscatine; Maxine Toussaint and husband, Stan, of Dallas, Texas; and Ruth Fitchner and husband, Paul, of Illinois; two brothers, Kenneth Calvert and wife, Virginia, of Davenport, and Cecil Calvert and wife, Maxine, of Muscatine; 25 grandchildren, 87 great-grandchildren, and 22 great great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lloyd; three brothers, Lysle, Virgil and Donald; three grandsons and a great-great-granddaughter.
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Madison Renae Doeh Mills, infant daughter of John R. Mills Jr. and Jennifer Doeh, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Funeral Service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Rev. Sharon Phillips of the Jesus Mission will officiate. Burial will be in Babyland at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Madison is survived by her parents, John R. Mills Jr. and Jennifer Doeh of Muscatine; one brother, Benjamin John Mills of Muscatine; grandparents,
Johnny and Vicky Mills Sr. of Muscatine, Doug and Luann Eichelberger of Moscow, and Phil Doeh of Morrison, Illinois and Jannet Doeh of Muscatine; an aunt, Janell Mills of Muscatine; uncles, Juan Perez of Muscatine, Phil Doeh of Madison, Wisconsin, Jeff Mills of Muscatine, and Cole Eichelberger of Moscow.
MUSCATINE, Iowa — Donald J. Mills, 77, of Muscatine, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, at his home.
Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2008, at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Casketbearers will be Fred Hurlbut, Keith Sutter, Charles Hogan, Mike Berlin, Gary Wagner and Tim Steckman. Honorary casketbearers will be Donald’s grandchildren, Amber Clemens, Amanda Clemens, Ashley Clemens, Rebecca Mills and Matthew Mills. Burial will be at Muscatine Memorial Park with full military rites by the combined units of V.F. W Post 1565 and the American Legion Post No. 27. Following the interment, a time of food and fellowship will be held at the Plamor Lanes Bowling Alley.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, August 8, 2008, at the funeral home.
Donald was born on December 25, 1930, in Lone Tree, the son of Arley and Jessie Crawford Mills. He married Mary Ann Bieber on May 20, 1951, in Muscatine.
He served in the U.S. Army from January 1952 to December 1953, participating in the Korean Conflict, and continued serving in the Army Reserves for six years.
He worked at International Harvester in Rock Island for 35 years and then for Central State Bank for 20 years. He was a past member of the Moose of Muscatine.
He was the secretary for the bowling board for 28 ½ years and secretary of bowling leagues for 50 years. He coached Little League baseball for eight years and youth bowling for 35 years. He was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with family, especially his children and grandchildren’s sporting events. He will always be remembered as a loving husband, a great father and grandfather, brother and friend who was always willing to lend a helping hand.
He will be deeply missed by his wife of 57 years, Mary Ann Mills of Muscatine; his children, Bruce Mills of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Connie Clemens and husband, Mike, of Muscatine; five grandchildren, Amber Clemens, Amanda Clemens, Ashley Clemens, Rebecca Mills and Matthew Mills; and his sister, Betty Doty of Forest Park, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Robert and Richard; a brother-in-law, Robert Doty; and two nephews, Dennis and Jim Mills.
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Wendell B. 'Poody' Mills, 74, of Muscatine, died Wednesday, April 4, 2007, at Carrington Place.
Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 7, 2007, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. The Reverend Jason Crossen of the Ss. Mary and Mathias Parish will officiate. Casketbearers will be Ron Wagner, Jacob Mills, Joshua Mills, Doug Mills, Jeff Downing, and Kim Mills. Burial will be in Ardan Cemetery.
Visitation will from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 6, 2007, at the funeral home.
'Poody' was born on August 4, 1932, in Nichols, the son of Frederick David and Odetta Arnold Mills. He married Patricia Nolan on April 8, 1956, in Muscatine. She preceded him in death in 1992.
He was a US Army veteran during the Korean War, where he served 18 months in Korea.
He worked as a barber with his father-in-law, 'Froggy' Nolan for 35 years and later owned and operated the business.
He was a member of St. Mary Church, and a former member of the Moose Lodge No. 388 and the Knights of Columbus Laurent Council No. 1305.
'Poody' loved to fish, hunt, work on cars and motorcycles, he also enjoyed riding Harley motorcycles and loved to work in his yard, but most of all, he was a loving and wonderful son, husband, father, grandfather and brother. He did not know a stranger.
Survivors include his children, Therese M. Hahnbaum of Muscatine, Scott G. Mills and wife, Janice, of Muscatine, and Craig R. Mills of Muscatine; grandchildren, Tricia Wagner and husband, Ron, Ashley Hahnbaum, Joshua Mills and wife, Roxie, Jacob Mills and fiance, Holly McDaniel, Kasey Mills, and Nolan Mills; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Merv Mills of Nichols and Kent Mills of Nichols; two sisters, June Burr of West Liberty and Marylou Baker of Mission, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
ARAGON, Ga. - Donald L. Mills, 57, Aragon, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007.
The Rev. Don Spears officiated. Casket bearers were Jeremy Hindman, Nicholas Hindman, Woody Brownlow, Kenneth Plemons, Don Agan and Larry Garrett. Burial was at Flint Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Mills was born Nov. 22, 1949, in Muscatine, the son of Helen Herlein Mills and the late Larry Mills. He married Edith Annelle Brownlow on Oct. 7, 1982.
He was employed by Jones-Blair Paint Co., Rome, for more than 22 years prior to the company closing. Most recently, he was employed by Shaw Industries, Cartersville.
He was a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Kaci Hope Mills of Aragon; his mother, Helen Mills of Cedartown; a sister, Pam Hindman and husband Terry of Cedartown; his mother- and father-in-law, Emory 'Junior' and Sarah Brownlow of Aragon; a brother-in-law, Mike Brownlow and wife Kathy of Aragon; one niece; and four nephews.
NICHOLS, Iowa -- Garnet Mills, 74, Nichols, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, at Mercy Hospital, Iowa City.
There will be no visitation or services. Stacy-Lewis Funeral Home, Columbus Junction, is handling the arrangements.
Mrs. Mills was born Oct. 11, 1930, in Columbus City, the daughter of William 'Bill' H. and Opal Lavery McConahay. She married Kenton Mills May 26, 1956, in Washington.
She was a homemaker and was of the Methodist faith. She enjoyed sewing and had donated many quilts to the Children's Cancer Ward of the University of Iowa City Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City. She also sewed for family and friends. She liked baking, reading, canning garden fresh vegetables, and tending to her roses. She enjoyed staying active and going on outings with Marion and Colleen. She loved her grandchildren and lived to see her great-grandson born. She always put others ahead of herself.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Kirk A. Mills and wife Natalie and Kim L. Mills, all of Nichols; a daughter, Sally A. Hazen and husband Charlie of Nichols; several grandchildren and one great-grandson, Sara Wagaman and husband Rocky, Kathy Mills, Kaddan Mills, Cael Wagaman, Justin Rogers, Sandi Henderson, Donnie Henderson, Nathan Henderson, Eric Henderson, Robert Yakish and Jarad Johnson; and her special friend, Ethyl.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Lisa Lea Mills.
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Robert L. 'Tubby' Mills, 77, of 1503 Houser St. No. 603, formerly of West Liberty, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at his home after an extended illness.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Barker Funeral Home, West Liberty. The Rev. Mario Padilla will officiate. Burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Iowa City.
Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Unity HealthCare/Hospice.
Mr. Mills was born March 21, 1927, in Iowa City, the son of Charles E. and Caroline 'Kitty' Villhauer Mills. He was married to Glenna Schmidt.
He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran, serving with the 11th Airborne Division in the parachute infantry.
He was employed by Iowa Electric, Iowa City, for several years and later owned and operated Mills Plumbing and Heating, West Liberty.
Survivors include his longtime companion and caregiver, Frances Babb of Muscatine; three daughters, Phyllis Peterson and husband David of Lone Tree, Roberta McMichael and husband Jay and Edie Wachs and husband Bill, all of Atalissa; two sons, Dave Mills and wife Becky and Barry Mills and wife Cindy, all of West Liberty; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Shirley Eden and Wanda Ronan, both of Lone Tree.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Ed.
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Robert A. 'Bob' Mills, 76, Muscatine, died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2004, at Genesis Medical Center - West Campus, Davenport.
Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home, 2907 Mulberry Ave. The Rev. Amy Johnson will officiate. Casket bearers are Dan Keller, Kenny Fisher, Lee Spilger, Tim Spilger, David Spilger and Mike Clemens. Honorary casket bearers are Richard Mills, Donald Mills and Zeb Brown. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery with full military rites by the combined units of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1565 and American Legion Post 27. After the burial, a time of coffee, dessert and fellowship will be held in the Community Room at the funeral home.
Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to Genesis Hospice.
Mr. Mills was born on April 17, 1928, in Muscatine County, the son of Arley L. and Jessie Crawford Mills. He married Eva L. Pirtle on May 20, 1951, in Muscatine.
He was an U.S. Army veteran during World War II, serving with Occupation Forces overseeing tank maintenance.
He was a member of Musserville United Methodist Church, the American Legion Post 27, VFW Post 1565 and the ABC American Bowling Association.
He was employed at International Harvester for 37 years before retiring in 1983 from his first job. He began his second career driving for Muscabus for 20 years where he was awarded the Senior Worker of the Year Award through the Senior Internship Program from Sen. Tom Harkin.
He enjoyed bowling with his brothers on the Tuesday night Port City Bowling League for more than 40 years. He enjoyed maintaining small engines, helping with family projects and he especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife; six grandchildren, Nathaniel, Natalia, Dena, Melissa, Makala and Jesse; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Donald Mills and wife MaryAnn and Richard Mills and wife Velma, all of Muscatine; and a sister, Betty Doty of Park Forrest, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sons, Dennis in 2004 and James in 1998.
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Dennis R. Mills, 50, Muscatine, died Monday, June 7, 2004, at Genesis Medical Center - West Campus, Davenport.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 10, at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home, 2907 Mulberry Ave. Casket bearers are Don Phelps, Dave Strause, Larry Carlson, Kenny Fisher, Sean McNally and Danny Moyers. Honorary casket bearers are Don Mills, Dick Mills and Nathaniel Mills. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. After the burial, a time of fellowship will be held in the Community Room at the funeral home.
Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, at the funeral home.
Mr. Mills was born Sept. 25, 1953, in Muscatine, the son of Robert and Eva Pirtle Mills.
He worked for Bandag for 30 years.
He enjoyed golfing, league bowling, NASCAR Racing and being outdoors.
Survivors include a daughter, Dena Mills of Muscatine; his parents, Robert and Eva Mills of Muscatine; a niece, Natalia Mills of Columbus Junction; and nephew, Nathaniel Mills of Muscatine; and many family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents; and a brother, James R. Mills.
WEST LIBERTY, Iowa - Odetta F. Mills, 97, of West Liberty, died Monday, February 2, 2004, at Simpson Memorial Home.
Funeral Service will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. The Rev. Jason Crossen of the Ss. Mary and Mathias Parish will officiate. Casket bearers will be Scott Mills, Craig Mills, Glen Forbes, Kathy Forbes, Terry ForbesKirk Mills, Dorene Burr and Vickie Burr. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Simpson Memorial Home Activity Fund.
Mrs. Mills was born on Feb 20, 1906, in Atalissa, the daughter of John Henry and Emma Meiers Arnold. She married Fredrick David Mills on Feb. 21, 1923, in Muscatine County.
Odetta was a homemaker and farm wife. She enjoyed playing the piano and always had a huge garden. She also raised chickens, and enjoyed cooking and loved taking care of her family.
She is survived by three sons, Mervin Mills and wife, Dorothy, and Kenton Mills and wife, Garnet, all of Nichols, and Wendell 'Poody' Mills of Muscatine; two daughters, Belva June Burr and husband, Harvey of West Liberty, and Mary Lou Forbes and husband, Harold, of Lone Tree; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 10 great great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 1980, two sisters, Ruth Aye and Beryl DeVore, and a granddaughter, Lesa Mills.
WEST LIBERTY, Iowa - Amelia F. Mills, 84, formerly of Muscatine and Nichols died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002, at the home of her daughter in Muscatine following a short illness.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at the Nichols Christian Church with Rev. Al Zimmerman officiating. Burial will be in the Nichols Cemetery.
Visitation is 3-6 p.m. Sunday at the Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty. Memorials may be made to Unity Hospice of Muscatine.
Mrs. Mills was born on Oct. 28, 1918, in Letts, the daughter of Iven and Vesta Brown Hadley. She attended Nichols High School. She married Burton Mills on on March 20, 1943, in Muscatine.
She drove the school bus for the Nichols system for eight years.
She was a lifelong member of the Nichols Christian Church and a member of the Lady Moose Lodge. She enjoyed dancing, crocheting, knitting, flowers and gardening. She was also an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan.
Survivors include a son, Gary Mills and his wife, Connie, of Nichols; a daughter, Vesta Stammer of Muscatine; four grandchildren, Brandon Mills and his wife, Amy, of Iowa City, Julie Mills of San Francisco, Ca., Bethany Mills, Ames Stammer and Elise Stammer, all of Muscatine; and three nephews, Gaylord Hadley, Rodney Hadley and James Hadley.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Burton, an infant daughter and three brothers.
WEST LIBERTY, Iowa -- Gordon 'Gordy' Mills, 40, West Liberty, formerly of Nichols, died Tuesday, April 16, 2002, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, after an apparent heart attack.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Barker Funeral Home, West Liberty. Burial will be at Nichols Cemetery, Nichols.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mr. Mills born July 22, 1961, in Iowa City, the son of Victor and Barbara Jo Mills.
He graduated from West Liberty High School in 1979.
He worked as a sub-contractor for Randy's Carpets, Iowa City, as a tile and marble installer.
He enjoyed the outdoors and was a race fan.
Survivors include his parents, Victor and Barbara Jo Mills of Nichols; two daughters, Lindsay Jo Mills and Alyssa Ann Mills, both of Wilton; a brother, Phillip Mills of Nichols.
He was preceded in death by a sister.
WAPELLO, Iowa -- Mary Christine Mills, 90, of Wapello died Wednesday, August 1, 2001, at her home.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Wapello. The Rev. Chris Thomas will officiate. Music selections will be provided by Bev Parsons, organist and Jack Reif, Bill Small, and Wayne Gieselman, vocalists. Pallbearers are Jack Reif, Bill Small, Wayne Gieselman, Bill Ryan, Mike Hodges, and Wayne Souer. Honorary pallbearers are Frank Hanson, Jeff Whickman, and the Martha Circle of the UMW. Burial will be at the Wapello Cemetery in Wapello.
Visitation is after noon Friday with the family present 7-8 p.m. at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello. Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church at Wapello.
Mrs. Mills was born June 2, 1911, in Gutherie, Okla., the daughter of Otto and Rose Etta Hickman Anderson. She married Leo Gilbert Mills on March 29, 1930, in LaMar, Colo. He preceded her in death in 1964 in Mexico, Mo.
She completed high school in Las Animas, Colo.
She was a homemaker and a mother. She and her husband began farming in Bent County, Colo. and moved to Audrian County, Mo. in 1936. She moved to Wapello in 1968.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church at Wapello and the Martha Circle of the United Methodist Women and the Louisa County Farm Bureau.
She sewed and loved to garden and read. She was interested in conservation and wildlife. She spent a lot of time reading and studying her Bible.
Survivors include two daughters, Karene Louise Mills of Wapello and Clara Marie Hanson and her husband, Frank, of Wapello; and a granddaughter, Melinda Francine and Jeff Whickman of Homestead.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leo; a son, Leon Gilbert; a daughter, Cleo Gwen; a brother, Albert Otto Anderson; and a sister, Margaret Mae Kassel.
CEADARTOWN, Ga. -- Larry Mills, 72, of Cedartown, formerly of Muscatine, died Tuesday, May 15, 2001, at his home.
Graveside services were Saturday at North View Cemetery in Cedartown.
Mr. Mills was born Oct. 28, 1928, in Atalissa, the son of Lawrence and Thora Jane Mills.
He married Helen Herlein Feb. 24, 1949, in Muscatine.
He worked for HON INDUSTRIES INC. in Muscatine and Cedartown.
Survivors include his wife, Helen, a son, Donald Mills and his wife, Edith, of Aragon, Ga.; a daughter, Pam Hindman and her husband, Terry, of Cedartown; and three grandchildren, Jeremy and Nicholas Hindman and Kaci Mills.
YORK, Neb. -- Genevieve M. Mills, 69, of York, died Tuesday, April 8, 2001, in York.
Services are 2 p.m. Friday at the Metz Chapel. The Rev. Tim Marshall will officiate. Military graveside services will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in York.
Visitation is 5 p.m. today at Metz Mortuary in York. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or to the American Cancer Society.
Mrs. Mills was born July 5, 1931, in Muscatine, the daughter of Roy E. and Genevieve Smallwood Denham.
She was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean Conflict.
She was a homemaker before joining the 'Green Thumb' program at the Nebraska Center for Women in York. She was employed at Wal-Mart in York.
She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in York and the York American Legion Auxiliary.
She enjoyed swimming and horseback riding.
Survivors include her mother, Genevieve Denham of York and other friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her father.
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Arley L. Mills, 91, of Muscatine, died Monday, April 9, 2001, at Unity Hospital in Muscatine.
Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at the Columbus City Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Thursday at the Nichols Chapel Hill Funeral Home with a Moose service at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Mills was born Sept. 9, 1909, in Nichols, the son of John and Mary Mills. He married Kathleen Manley in 1960, in Las Vegas, Nev.
He retired from Alcoa in 1974, and was employed by Montgomery Wards.
He was a life member of the Moose Lodge, the Legion of the Moose and was an officer.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, dancing, playing poker and the slot machines. He liked to have a good time.
Survivors include his wife, Kathleen ''Katie'' Mills of Muscatine; three sons, Robert Mills and his wife, Eva, Donald Mills and his wife, Mary Ann and Richard Mills and his wife, Velma, all of Muscatine; one daughter, Betty Doty of Park Forest, Ill.; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one step-son, Larry Owen of Muscatine and his namesake, Arla Kathleen Manley of Richmond, Va.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, two sisters and a grandson.
NICHOLS, Iowa - Marie Mills, 84, of Nichols, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2001, at her home after a lingering illness due to breast cancer.
Services for Marie Mills will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Sorden-Lewis Funeral Rome in Lone Tree. The Rev. Betsey Neipert will officiate. Burial will be at the Nichols Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Gary Holcomb, Alan Holcomb, Jane Holcomb, Nick Bender, Chad Bender, Jamey Mills, Jacob Mills and Cody Mills.
Mrs. Mills was born Sept. 13,1916, in Nichols, the daughter of Albert and Alvena Schiesser Rathjen. She married Donald V. Mills on Dec. 17, 1938, in Muscatine.
She retired from Louis Rich of West Liberty. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Nichols where she was very active with the United Methodist Women.
She loved gardening and working with flowers and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Survivors include two sons, Virgil C. Mills and his wife, Debra, of West Branch and Michael G. Mills and his wife, Nancy, of Nichols; one daughter-in-law, Lorrie K. Walker, of Atalissa; four daughters, Ramona M. Holcomb and her husband, Thomas, of Nichols, Judith A. Bender of Kalona, Nancy K. Burr and her husband, Alan, of Lone Tree, and Christine M. Mills of Missouri; 17 grandchildren; three foster grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; seven foster great-grandchildren; and four foster great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Elmer Rathjen and his wife, Thelma of Austin, Minn. and Willard Rathjen of Alpena, Michigan; two sisters, Neola McLaughlin of Davenport and Adeline Brenneman of Nichols.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald, in 1990; a son, Timothy D. Mills; four brothers, Louis Rathjen, Donald Rathjen, Emil Rathjen, and Paul Rathjen; two sisters, Ella Reynolds and Wilma Anthony.
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Richard Mills Sr., 70, Muscatine, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2005, at Unity Hospital.
Services are pending at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home.