Memorial services for Mildred A. Allen, age 98, of Albert Lea, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. Rev. Kent Otterman will officiate. Interment will be at Alden Cemetery. Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday the 6th.
Millie died Thursday, September 27, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society in Albert Lea.
Mildred A. Allen was born May 31, 1920 in Medo Township, Blue Earth County, MN to John and Augusta (Weigelt) Schmidt. She was born 10th of 14 children. She attended school in Waldorf through the eighth grade. Mildred and two sisters formed a trio and preformed country music. She played the harmonica and loved to dance. On November 13, 1939, she was united in marriage to Orley Allen. Orley died in 1963. Between raising her children, Mildred worked in a canning factory and at Banquet Foods in Wells. She liked to paint ceramics.
Millie is survived by her son, Albert (Susan) Allen; daughters, Marlene (Randy) Johnson, Florence (Donald) Hauge, LaVonne (David) Nelson; 8 grandchildren, Carol (Ryan) Linde, Michael Allen, Kelly (Dan) Matz, Jason Erickson, Trevis Erickson, Sherri (Fred) Trapp, Michelle (Jeff ) Rayman, Dan Nelson; 11 great-grandchildren, Dalton and Katie Bradley, Angelina Star, Taylor and Garret Matz, Haley, Jordan, and Tyler Trapp, John Hauge, Chase and Casey Rayman; 3 great-great-grandchildren, Jadyn and Hunter Hauge, Braylon Rayman; sister, Virginia Smith; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Orley; 12 siblings; grandsons, Larry Hauge and Baby boy Nelson; great-grandson, Dylan Hauge.