Mildred D. Hanne

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Mildred Hanne, age 92, of Abbotsford, passed away on February 17, 2020 at the Marshfield Medical Center.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Curtiss Alliance Church. Pastor Carl Swarr will officiate.  Family and friends are welcome from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service Saturday at the church. Interment will follow at the Colby Memorial Cemetery.

Mildred was born on March 25, 1927, the daughter of Abraham and Gertrude (Kreidman) Estrumse in the Milwaukee.  She started her education in Milwaukee, and finished at Colby High School.  Mildred was united in marriage to Eldred Hanne on June 9, 1943 in Colby.  Together they farmed in rural Colby and rural Abbotsford, where they raised their daughter Elaine.

Mildred enjoyed arts and crafts, making anything from necklaces to crochet blankets.  First she sold the fruits of her labor and now she gives as gifts.  Her faith was very important to her as she was a born again Christian.

Mildred is survived by her daughter: Elaine Akins of Florida; two grandchildren: Michele (Ken) Abrehamsen, and John (Melissa) Akins; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great granddaughter; along with many nieces, nephews, and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; Eldred (1983), a son-in-law: Stan Akins; three brothers: Elmer, Clarence, and Donald; and a sister: Virginia.