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Mildred "Millie" Lampinen

June 1, 2019

Hancock: Mildred “Millie” Lampinen, 98, formerly of Hancock and Arbor Green, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at PortagePointe in Hancock.

     She was born on September 24, 1920 in Onnela (Stanton Township) to the late Arthur and Hilma (Jampsa) Lampinen and she attended the Onnela school.

     Millie was trained by the nuns at St. Joseph Hospital in Hancock as a surgical technician, working there for many years. She later worked for Doctors Barrios, Moyer, and Belej at their medical offices. After retirement, she worked for Janis Home Health Care for many more years.

     She was an active member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Hancock and belonged to the Stanton Township Senior Citizens organization. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, and assisted at the church funeral lunch committee. She also enjoyed traveling across the country to visit her many relatives.

     Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by 4 sisters: Irene (Bill) Ovist, Florence (Al) Westerholm, Mabel (Richard) Singer, and Leona Allread; and 5 brothers: Wilbert (Edna), Ormand, Robert (Ruth), Walter (Debbie), and Wesley; and a sister-in-law, Ruth Niemi-Lampinen.

     She is survived by 2 brothers: Bernie (Hester) and Earl Lampinen; a sisters-in-law, Elaine Lampinen and Verna Lampinen; a brother-in-law, Bill Allread; and by numerous nieces and nephews.

     Funeral Services are scheduled for 11 A.M. Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church with Rev. Peter Vorhes to officiate. Burial will be in the Liminga Cemetery.

     Friends may call at the church for an hour before the services on Thursday.

    The O'Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock is assisting with her arrangements. To leave online condolences, please go to

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