Mildred Brunkhorst, 95Mildred Adeline Mary Brunkhorst, age 95, of Red Wing, died Friday, March 8, at St Brigid's at Hi-Park.
Mildred Adeline Mary Brunkhorst, age 95, of Red Wing, died Friday, March 8, at St Brigid's at Hi-Park.
She was born May 3, 1917, in Lake Township, to Edwin and Elsie (Palmer) Bade. She was baptized June 17, 1917, and confirmed May 24, 1931, at St. John's Lutheran in Lake City, where she was a lifetime member. She grew up on her family farm and attended rural school. On July 8, 1939, she married Norman Brunkhorst in Decorah, Iowa, and they made their home in Lake City. Mildred had worked at the Lakeview Bakery for over 15 years. Norman died on Sept. 13, 1995. She loved making quilts and enjoyed going to the casino.
She is survived by her son, Richard (Linda) of Red Wing; three grandsons, Richard (Karen) Jr. of Red Wing, Dana (Jeannie) of Rochester, and Daniel (Trudy) of Rochester; step-grandchildren, Corey, Jason, Billy, and Nick Reese, Patty Mackie, Annette Haley, Lisa Adams, Tom Adams; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Irene Reick of Red Wing.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman; granddaughter Dawn; brothers and sisters.
Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel in Red Wing, with Reverend Daniel Kroll officiating. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 15, at the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, and 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday. Burial will be at St. John's Cemetery in Lake City. Memorials are preferred to donor's choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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