Mildred L. Dengler - West Concord

Mildred Lucille Dengler, 96, of West Concord, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

She was born May 22, 1916, in Olmsted County, to William and Ethel (Butlin) Dallman. Millie graduated from Rochester High School in 1934. She worked as a governess prior to marrying Leo Dengler on June 20, 1942, in Rochester. The couple made their home in rural West Concord in 1948.

She was a homemaker and gardener, but her greatest joy was caring for her family. Millie loved traveling, puzzles, reading and animals. She was a member of Faith Community Church and was involved in Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life.

She is survived by four children, Martin (Ardis) Dengler of West Concord, Margaret (Ron) Finne of Kasson, Marilyn (Jeff) Jobs of Blaine and Marcia (Ev) Jacobsen of Georgetown, Ky.; 10 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Leo (2002), and two brothers, Arthur and Ken. 

Visitation will be held at Faith Community Church in West Concord, on Sunday, Nov. 4, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Nov. 4, at 2 p.m. at Faith Community Church, with David Breederland officiating. Interment will be in the Oakwood Cemetery in Rochester.

Memorials are preferred to Faith Community Church. 

Michaelson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Michaelson Funeral Homes, Inc., 204 Eugene Street, West Concord, MN 55985. 507-451-7943.