Obit: Fremstad, Mildred E. (1925 – 2008)
Surnames: Fremstad, Thompson, Paulson, Henning, McGeorge, Gutsch, Pettis, Tollefson, Hagen, Laufenberg, Weverstad, Moe
----Source: Banner Journal (Black River Falls, Jackson Co., WI.) January 7, 2009
Fremstad, Mildred E. (18 October 1925 – 28 December 2008)
Mildred E. Fremstad, 83, of Black River Falls, formerly of Pigeon Falls, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, in the Pine View Care Center in Black River Falls.
Mildred was born Oct. 18, 1925, in the Town of Manchester, Jackson County, to Gilbert and Caroline (Thompson) Paulson. She married George Fremstad Dec. 12, 1944, in Waterville, IA. George preceded Mildred in death March 10, 1983.
Mildred and George farmed together in Fuller Coulee. Mildred was a past board member of Western Dairyland and was on the resident council at the Pine View Care Center. Mildred enjoyed spending time with all of her family and having family get togethers.
Mildred is survived by three children, Roger (Eileen) Fremstad, Caroline (Howard) Henning and Dale (Debra) Fremstad, all of Pigeon Falls; eight grandchildren, Brenda (Mark) Johnson and Jennifer (Jeff) McGeorge, both of Osseo, Becky (Jim) Gutsch of Osseo, Travis Henning of Fountain City, Heather (Dan) Pettis and Nicole (Greg) Tollefson, both of Pigeon Falls, Paula (Terry) Hagen of Hixton and Carla (Brady) Laufenberg of Alma Center; 14 great-grandchildren, Shane and Jenae Johnson, Sierra and Ryan McGeorge, Jason and Kyle Gutsch, Brittany and Kayla Pettis, Mitchell, Joleen, Emma and Neal Tollefson, Doyle Hagen and Austin Laufenberg; a sister, Ellen Weverstad of Whitehall.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mildred was preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters.
Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 2, 2009, a t 11 a.m. in the Evangelical Lutheran Church with burial in the church cemetery, both in Pigeon Falls. Pastor Dale Moe officiated.
Visitation was held Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Jack Funeral Home in Whitehall and also one hour prior to the services at the church Saturday.
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