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Mildred Stenslie

November 24, 1926 - October 30, 2016

Funeral - Wednesday

November 02, 2016
- 2:00pm

Peace Lutheran Church

Visitation - Wednesday

November 02, 2016
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Peace Lutheran Church

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Boulger Funeral Home

Mildred Stenslie

November 24, 1926 - October 30, 2016

Obituary

Mildred F. Stenslie of Moorhead, MN, passed away October 30, 2016.

Mildred, better known as “Millie” was born on November 24, 1926 in Ashley, ND to Philip and Rosa (Stock) Bender. She moved to Fargo to attend Dakota Business College. She joined Peace Lutheran Church in Fargo, in 1948. Millie worked for Warner Insurance, Dawson Insurance and then 30 years with Moorhead State University. She married Clifford Stenslie on May 22, 1949 and in 1961, they welcomed their son, Ronald.  Millie loved family, playing cards with friends, volunteering at the Sons of Norway and the Peace Lutheran Church Quilters Group, singing in the choir and participating with Volksport.

Millie is survived by her husband, Clifford; son, Ronald (Julie), sister, Elsie (Lorenz) Sackmann, niece, Peg (Wayne) Struble and  Mary Pat (Randy) Kallod and their children Ashley, James and Annaliese.

Visitation is Wednesday, November 2, at 1 PM followed by funeral at 2 PM at Peace Lutheran Church in Fargo, ND. Burial will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Fargo. In lieu of flowers, they welcome support to Peace Lutheran Church Kitchen Fund.

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5 responses to “Mildred Stenslie”

  1. Florence Liekhus says:

    I am so sorry to read that Millie passed away she was such a sweet lady I worked with her many times in the church kitchen during funerals and in quilting and many other functions at the church. She will be missed by all who knew her. May you find comfort in our Lord, Jesus Christ.
    A friend
    Florence Liekhus

  2. Wendy Quick Nordaune says:

    My 4 year work study job at MSU was with Millie at the Speech and Hearing Clinic. She was so kind and caring. So sad to learn of her passing. My prayers are with the family.

  3. Paula Helgren says:

    I loved Millie and Cliff’s visits to the farm and remember with fondness sharing a wonderful Thanksgiving meal there. And, oh, I’ll never forget the batches of cookies you sent home with Ronnie. He shared them with all of us. Good job, Mom and Dad. Rest In Peace, Millie.

  4. Vicki Riedinger says:

    All of us here in the speech-language-hearing sciences department at MSUM have such fond memories of Millie. I remember her so clearly, sitting behind her desk in Grier Hall. She was always so friendly and caring and personable. She was the kind of person who could make each student or faculty member feel like they were her favorite.
    Peace to her family in this time of loss.

  5. Emelie Marschke Neher says:

    Please accept my deepest sympathy. Millie was such a dear person who impacted my life. If I remember correctly, she directed the Junior Choir at church. I wanted to be in it so badly, but when I came to rehearsal, I was sad to find that I was too young. While sitting in the pew listening to my friends sing, I started to cry. And Millie allowed me to join. She had such a sweet heart. I went on to have a Master of Vocal Music degree, and
    used music extensively in my special education teaching. Thank you Millie from the bottom of my heart.

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