Mildred Evelyn Gill, 94
Tuesday, January 08, 2013 6:42 AM
Mildred Evelyn Gill, 94, of Chatfield, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at
the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.
Mildred Evelyn Dushek was born March 25, 1918, in Eyota, to Harry and
Della (Meredith) Dushek. She went to country school through the eighth
grade. She was the second of seven children and helped her mother. On Dec.
31, 1937, she married Fred "Fritz" Gill in Rochester. Fritz died March 8,
1985. She moved to Chatfield after his death. She worked for 27 years in the
egg processing plant in St. Charles. Fritz was a farmer.
She is survived by two brothers, Perry (June) Dushek of Oak Harbor,
Wash., and Paul Dushek of Backus, Minn. and several nieces and nephews and
her niece Norma Gathje of Chatfield, who was her caretaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother, and
The funeral service was held Monday, Jan 7, at Riley Funeral Home in
Chatfield, with the Rev. Debra Jene Collum officiating.
Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield assisted the family with arrangments.