Mildred L. (Schilling) GaskillOctober 9, 1922 ~ October 17, 2019 (age 97)
Funeral Services for Mildred L. Gaskill, 97, Norfolk, will be 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Avenue. John Petersen will officiate. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Battle Creek. Visitation will begin at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the chapel. Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Gaskill passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Care Center in Norfolk.
Mildred was born October 9, 1922 in Orlando, Florida to her parents Gottlieb J. and Minnie (Rudat) Schilling. At the age of six, the family moved to Meadow Grove, Nebraska. She graduated from Meadow Grove High School and attended Norfolk Business College. Mildred worked as a legal secretary in Norfolk.
She married Jack Hourigan on June 1, 1961 at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Norfolk. The couple moved to Gillette, Wyoming in September of 1963. Mildred worked for insurance companies. Jack passed away in September of 1972.
Mildred married Lee Gaskill on May 12, 1979 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Gillette, Wyoming. Lee passed away March of 1986.
In 1998, she moved back to Norfolk.
Mildred was a member of Christ Lutheran Church. She volunteered with the Braille Workers and Meals on Wheels. Also, she belonged to the VFW Auxiliary and American Legion Auxiliary.
Mildred is survived by her niece Sharon (Larry) Reeves of Bella Vista, AR and nephew Robert Schilling of Norfolk.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husbands Jack and Lee.