Nancy Miland, 65, of Spring Valley died following a short illness Saturday May 18, 2013, at Spring Valley Senior Living.

She was born March 7, 1948, to Calvin Kahl and Evelyn (Cardinal) Kahl and was baptized on April 4, 1948. She was united in marriage to Lester Miland on Feb. 20, 1965, in Brookings, S.D. They were later divorced.

She worked in housekeeping at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester, cooked for several different organizations in the Spring Valley area, including the Senior Dining at the Community Center, Good Earth Village and the Kiwanis Club of Spring Valley. She was a member of First English Lutheran Church in Spring Valley and had been the church secretary from 1989 until the present time. In her spare time she enjoyed crafts, quilt making, painting, gardening, fishing at Pine Lawn and cooking.

She is survived by four sons, David (Diane) Miland and Kenneth (Melanie) Miland, both of Austin, Phillip Miland and girlfriend Donna Gerhking and Sheldon Miland and girlfriend Arie Foster, all of Spring Valley; five grandchildren, Samantha, Logan, Taylor, Allie and Wyatt; two sisters, Rose (Ed) Ackerman of Grand Meadow and Lori (Curt) Unverzagt of Brownsdale; and one brother, Larry Kahl of Grand Meadow.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Calvin and Evelyn.

Funeral services were held Tuesday. May 21, at First English Lutheran Church in Spring Valley with the Rev. Loel Wessel officiating. Burial was in the Grand Meadow Cemetery.

Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley was in charge of arrangements.