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Mildred Oleson

November 12, 2016

Funeral service - Wednesday

November 16, 2016
- 11:00am

Boulger Funeral Home

Visitation - Wednesday

November 16, 2016
10:00am - 11:00am

Boulger Funeral Home


Boulger Funeral Home

Mildred Oleson

November 12, 2016


Mildred P. Oleson, age 93, of Page, ND went to her heavenly home on Saturday, November 12, 2016.

Mildred was born January 16, 1923 to Fredrick and Margaret (Rast) Schmidt at Forsyth, MT.

Mildred’s father was a Lutheran Minister so the family lived in several locations in Montana and North Dakota.

Mildred went to school in Luverne, ND. When she completed school, she worked in the Luverne and Valley City area.

On December 23, 1944 she married Clifford C. Poehls from Page, ND at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead, MN. They farmed in the Page area for many years before moving into Page from the farm. Clifford died in August of 1972.

Clifford and Mildred had 4 children. Sheryal (Arlo) Mittleider, Page; Dalene (Jack) Van Eaton, Edgemont, SD; Rita (Gary) Molldrem, Moorhead; and Marle (Lisa) Poehls, Fargo.

On October 15, 1977 Mildred married Chester Oleson at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Page where Mildred was a member. Chester died in January of 2006. Mildred continued to live in Page until she moved into Elim Care Center in Fargo.

Mildred loved to sing and was an artist with her embroidery hobby. She was an excellent cook and baker. She created a loving home for her family that was filled with joy, closeness, and fun. Mildred had a wonderful sense of humor and a quick wit.

She loved her immediate and extended family. Mildred leaves her 4 children and their spouses that she loved just as much as her children; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and 2 step-great grandchildren; and 19 nieces and nephews; brother: Ted (Bernice) Schmidt, West Fargo, ND; and a sister, Benora Cruff, Valley City.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands: Clifford Poehls and Chester Oleson, sister, Elenora Coghlan; brothers, Erwin Schmidt and Jerry Schmidt; great-grandson, Logan Van Eaton and two nephews, Joe and Kenny Coghlan

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30AM, Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home with a visitation 1 hour prior to services. Interment in Page, ND following services.


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7 responses to “Mildred Oleson”

  1. Georgie Mechtel says:

    My sympathy to your families on the loss of your mother Mildred.

  2. Lana Nudell says:

    So sorry to hear of Mildred’s passing. What a lovely lady she was, with that delightful laugh! Lots of good memories of her, and her family was indeed her life. May all the good memories you have keep her alive in you’re hearts forever. Lana Nudell

  3. Diane Wade says:

    My sympathy to all of you in the loss of your dear sweet Millie…. She was such a special lady and always had a smile when she greeted you. She will be missed. Lee and Diane

  4. Pam Reis says:

    Our sympathy to you all. What a wonderful lady Mille was! Steve and Pam Reis

  5. Deb Carstensen says:

    I was so sorry to learn of Mildred’s passing. Please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss. Mildred was a very kind lady and she will be missed

  6. Åshild says:

    So sorry about your Grandma. I rememver her As a sweet old lady 🌺

  7. Dale and Cindy Johnson says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. We have known Marle and Lisa for many years and extend a special prayer to you. The angels have waited for so long…now they have their way. Take your place. May God comfort you and bless you. Blessed be her memory.

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