Mildred Jeanette Finstad, age 93 of Strum, died Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Augusta Care and Rehab.
She was born the daughter to Mathias and Julia Amundson in Strum on April 7, 1925 and resided there her whole life. Mildred married Bjarne B. Finstad on May 29, 1946 and they had four sons: Gregory A. (Mary) Finstad of Minneapolis, MN, Brian M. Finstad of Minneapolis, MN, Lynn A. (Nancy) Finstad of Eau Claire and predeceased in death by a son Mark D. (Lois) Finstad of Howards Grove, WI.
She is survived by her children and grandchildren: Gregory A. (Mary) Finstad of Minneapolis, MN; Brian M. Finstad of Minneapolis, MN and Lynn A. (Nancy) Finstad of Eau Claire; grandchildren: Lahna Finstad, Evon (Rachel) Yakar, Zachary (Joanna) Finstad and Ann Finstad; great-grandchildren: Shoshana, Talia and Micah Bidner; Caleb and Jonah Yakar; Kyle and Megan Finstad.
Mildred was a lifetime member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Strum and served in the Ladies Aid and circles into her late 80’s. She was a stay at home mom and was known for her excellent lefse and pream cookies and passed her skills onto her daughters-in-laws and grand-daughters-n-law. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death are her parents; husband; and her son Mark.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 109 Elm St., Strum with Rev. Valerian Ahles officiating. Visitation will be held 1 hr. prior to services at the church. Burial will take place at West Beef River Cemetery at a later date.
Schielfelbein Funeral Home, Osseo is assisting the family with arrangements.