The Free Press, Mankato, MN

November 14, 2013

Mildred "Milly" I. (Kunz) Gerholz

By Tanner Kent

---- — Mildred "Milly" I. (Kunz) Gerholz

    Mildred "Milly" I. (Kunz) Gerholz, 92, Mankato, died Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Oaklawn Health Care Center in Mankato.  Funeral Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Mankato.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the church.  Interment will be at Woodland Hills Memorial Park.  Woodland Hills Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

    Milly was born January 9, 1921 to August & Anna (Denn) Kunz in Mapleton.  She was united in marriage to Sylvan Gerholz on July 9, 1950 in Decoria Township.  Milly worked as a nurse's aide at Oaklawn Health Care Center and as a housekeeper at Immanuel - St. Joseph's Hospital.  In her free time she enjoyed crocheting, her bird collection, her poodles: Honey, Snuggles, Brandy, and Joker, and her cat Blackey.

    She is survived by daughter, Sharon L. Gerholz of Mankato; brother, Kenneth Kunz of Plymouth; sisters, Dorothy Bohlke of Mankato, Marcella "Sally" Ulman of Mankato, and Viola "Tootsie" Johnson of Waseca; sister in-laws, Esther Kunz and Bea Kunz; many nieces and nephews; and good friends, Sandy King and Amy Voges.

    Milly is preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, Leonard and Roland: sister, Rosalia; brother in-laws, Milton Johnson, John Krengel and Warren Bohlke;  in-laws Clarence & Oradell Schweim and LaVerne & Audrey Gerholz; niece Joyce Hokenson; and nephew, Gary Schweim.