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July 19, 2018

10/25/2017 8:59:00 AM
Mildred Quiring

Mildred Quiring, 96, of Mt. Lake died Oct. 18, 2017, at Good Samaritan Society-Sogge Memorial in Windom.
Services were Monday at Bethel Mennonite Church in Mt. Lake with Pastor Galen Kauffman officiating.
Interment preceded the service at Mt. Lake City Cemetery.
Sturm Funeral Home of Mt. Lake handled the funeral arrangements.
Mildred Etta Rogers was born Sept. 11, 1921, to Ernest and Ruby Rogers in Worthington. Her father served as a missionary for the American Sunday School Union. He died when Mildred was 7 years old, at which time Mildred and her mother lived on her grandfather Kam's farm near Worthington until after Mildred graduated from high school.
Mildred was baptized in the Baptist Church in 1933 and after graduating from high school, she continued clerical studies at a local business school. She later attended Northwestern College in Minneapolis for three years before working in the Twin Cities.
In 1958, Mildred married Harry J. Loewen in Worthington. Harry was a widowed farmer with two young daughters, Janlee (11) and Velma (4). She adapted to life as a mother and farmer's wife near Mt. Lake.
Mildred was a longtime member of Bethel Mennonite Church, where she taught Sunday School and participated in Worship and Sew group.
After moving into Mt. Lake, Mildred and Harry served as the first directors of the Care and Share MCC Store. She enjoyed harvests, travel and time with family before Harry's death in 1999.
In 2002, Mildred married Marvin Quiring. They enjoyed traveling before Marvin's death in 2005. She continued living in her home until age 90 when she moved to Good Samaritan Society-The Village in Mt. Lake. She moved to Sogge Memorial in Windom in 2016.
Known as "Millie" to her friends, she will be remembered as kind, gentle and willing to help.
In addition to her two husbands, Harry J. Loewen and Marvin Quiring, Mildred was preceded in death by her stepdaughters, Janlee Blosser and Velma Loewen; and a grandson, Matthew Blosser.
Survivors include her son-in-law, John Blosser (Beck Unternahrer); two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; five step-children; eight step-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren.

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