Mildred Horne, of Mora, died on Monday, May 19, 2014 at the Prarie Senior Living Cottages in Isanti, MN. She was 100 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 23rd at Hillman Baptist Church in rural Mora.
VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service on Friday at the church.
INTERMENT will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.
Mildred Alice Horne passed away on May 19, 2014 at Prairie Senior Cottages of Isanti.
Millie was born October 24, 1913 in Clear Lake, Iowa to Oliver Lance and Elizabeth Dalbey. Soon after, they moved to Hillman Township (rural Mora). She attended country school but was never able to finish high school. She eventually moved to Minneapolis and enrolled at Minnehaha Academy to finish high school and receive a high school diploma.
In 1950, she married Robert Horne and to that union a daughter was born. They lived on the farm in rural Mora until Bob passed away in 1990 at which time Millie sold the farm and moved to Woodcrest Manor senior apartments in Mora. Two years ago due to failing health, she moved to Prairie Senior Cottages in Isanti until her death.
Millie worked at the Kanabec County Hospital for many years, mainly in the maternity ward. She loved caring for mothers and babies.
The family was very active at Hillman Baptist Church.
Millie loved family and was a “second mom” to many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert ,her parents, six brothers, one sister and son-in-law Dwight Vaala.
Millie is survived by daughter Jeanne Vaala, grandchildren Jonathan (Emily) Vaala, Julie (Dillion) McMullen, one brother Rev. Clyde (Alice) Dalbey, and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Friday, May 23, 2014 at Hillman Baptist Church in rural Mora with Rev. Randy Strom and Jonathan Vaala officiating. Music was provided by Renae Allard and Sherry Strom. Pallbearers were Steve Hallstrom, Scott Hallstrom, Kevin Hallstrom, Doug Hallstrom, Terry Dalbey and Dillion McMullen. Interment was at the Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.