Millie was born December 15, 1912 in Caledonia to John and Johanna
(Palen) Gaspard. She lived all her life on Winnebago Street in Caledonia.
She married Edmund Lee on June 6, 1935. He preceded her in death on September 12, 1998. She worked as a telephone operator, treasurers office, Elmer's, Tru-Gas, Dr. Bedore Chiropractic, and in the library at St. Mary's.
She belonged to the Catholic Daughters, Council of Catholic Women, Altar Society, St. Elizabeth Society, and her church of St. Mary's was always number one. She was dedicated to her husband and her children. She enjoyed her crafts, gardening, cooking, and walking.
Mildred passed away peacefully with her children at her side on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at Caledonia Care and Rehab at the age of 98.
Millie is survived by her children Leota (Lawrence) Bauer, Janene Hosch, Ann Sharon (Cully) Lee, and Gerard (Marilyn) Lee; 18 grandchildren;
22 great grandchildren; and 9 great great grandchildren. She was preceded
in death by her husband Edmund; a granddaughter Anne Stemper, Lori Bauer; grandson Eric Stemper; great grandson Peter Hosch; son-in-law Clayton Hosch; brothers Vic and Orville; and sisters Hermina, Loretta, Lydia and Florence.
A Funeral Mass will be 11 AM Friday, July 8 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Caledonia with Father Gregory Leif officiating. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Caledonia. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.