Mildred “Millie” Dewaele

Mildred C. “Millie” Dewaele, age 95, of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at the Longview Care Center in Missouri Valley. Millie was born on January 12, 1916 in Honey Creek, Iowa to Hans and Christena (Rasmussen) Hemmingsen. She graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in 1934 then attended University of Omaha. Millie married Joe M. Dewaele and to that union was blessed with three children. She taught country school for a time, worked as a checker for a local grocery store in Missouri Valley and also worked for Hennessey-Aman Funeral home. Millie loved baking and quilting. She was member of the Community of Christ Church, past matron of the Order of Eastern Star and served on the board for Culavin Heights. Survivors include her daughter: Nancy Jo Powers of Wayne, Nebraska; sons: Dean Dewaele and wife Jean; Doug Dewaele and wife Virginia both of Missouri Valley, Iowa; four grandsons; four granddaughters; two great-grandsons; one great granddaughter; brother: Franklin Hemmingsen and wife Virginia of Council Bluffs, Iowa and many nieces, nephews and cousins. An Eastern Star Service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Thursday with family visitation to follow until 8:00 p.m. at the Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Community of Christ Church or the Missouri Valley Fire Department. The family would like to invite everyone to lunch and a time of fellowship at the Rand Center in Missouri Valley following the funeral service. In Loving Memory Of Mildred C. “Millie” Dewaele Born January 12, 1916 Honey Creek, Iowa Entered Into Rest May 10, 2011 Missouri Valley, Iowa Services 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2011 Community of Christ Church – Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Elders Sherman and Melba Struble Organist Deb Stephens Vocalist Delores Dorland Selections “Precious Lord Take My Hand” “Evening Prayer” Honorary Bearers Miles Powers Calvin Reynek Russ Kirkpatrick Jim Rejda Bob Barnard Casket Bearers Mark Powers Ross Powers Kurt Powers Dean Dewaele Doug Dewaele Tyler Dewaele Final Resting Place Hazel Dell Cemetery – Crescent, Iowa

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