MILLS – Jean Mills, a resident of St. Paul Lutheran Home in Melville, formerly of Yorkton, beloved wife of the late Ely Mills passed away on June 1, 2019.
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Jean (Dobrowney) Mills was born in Foam Lake on December 14, 1929. She was raised in West Bend by her grandma Dobrowney, as her own mother passed away when Jean was two days old. She left home in 1947 to work at the Yorkton Hospital. On June 12, 1956 she married Ely Mills and they resided in Yorkton all their married life.
Jean worked at Crolls Department Store in Yorkton for many years. Ely passed away in 1997 and in 2007 she moved into Aspen Bluffs Villa. In 2016 she was transferred to St. Paul Lutheran Home in Melville. She resided there until her passing on June 1, 2019.
Jean is predeceased by her husband Ely, her mother Jennie, her father Alex, step mother Anne and sister Rose. Jean is survived by her brother Hank, sister Gladys, Auntie Ann as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The Funeral Service was held on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Rev. Roland Legge of St. Andrew’s United Church
Officiating. The hymns included in the service were ‘How Great Thou Art’, ‘Softly and Tenderly’ and ‘Amazing Grace’. The interment followed in the Garden of Gethsemane at Yorkton Memorial Gardens with Robert Paston, George Flunder and Jerry Debrowney serving as the casket bearers.
Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army or a charity of one’s choice as gifts of remembrance.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.baileysfuneralhome.com
Mrs. Jean Mills of Melville, formerly of Yorkton, beloved widow of Eli Mills, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the age of 89 years. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, June 6 at 2:00p.m. from Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre. The interment will follow in the Garden of Gethsemane, Yorkton Memorial Gardens. Memorials in memory of Jean may be made to the Salvation Army or a Charity of One's Choice.