Thomas Mills

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Funeral services for Mr. Thomas Mills, 60 of Spencer will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Bruce Branson will officiate the service.

Visitation will take place from 5-8 p.m., with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.

Interment will take place at Logan Township Cemetery in Gillett Grove.

Mr. Mills passed away Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at Ruthven Care Center in Ruthven.

Thomas Eugene Mills, the son of Donald and Wanda (Birchard) Mills, was born March 6, 1950, in Spencer, Ia. He attended Spencer Schools until moving to the Gillett Grove area.

Tom married JoAnn Barker on July 17, 1972, in Spencer, Ia. Tom worked as a roofer for H&S Roofing, for 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, gambling, gardening, garage sales and auctions, but his greatest joy was taking his grandchildren for rides and walks.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Wanda; a sister, Linda Vodraska; and a son, Timothy Mills.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, JoAnn, of Spencer, Ia.; three sons: Thomas Mills Jr., of Greenville, Ill., Allen Mills of Spencer, Ia., and Charles Mills of Spencer, Ia.; one daughter, Mary (Toby) Reandeau of Spencer, Ia.; six grandchildren; four brothers: Donald Mills of Spirit Lake, Ia., Ron Mills of Spencer, Ia., Larry Mills of Spencer, Ia., and Richard Mills of Granite Falls, Wash.; many nieces and nephews; other relatives, and many friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.