Interment will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Royal.
Mildred Jean Taylor, daughter of Herman and Christina (Krambeck) Schmidt, was born Dec. 31, 1926, northwest of Everly. She began her education at Westport No. 2 Country School and graduated from Everly High School.
On Feb. 15, 1950, Millie was united in marriage to Archie Taylor in Everly. To this union two daughters were born.
Millie was employed at Aalfs Manufacturing for several years. She also worked at R&R Grocery and sold Stanley Home Products and Tupperware. Millie was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and Circle in Ruthven. Millie enjoyed quilting with fellow church members. She was a member of the Ruthven American Legion Auxiliary, Red Hat Society and Waist Aways.
Millie passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn., at the age of 85.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Harvey Schmidt; and a sister, Luella Harman.
She is survived by her husband, Archie of Ruthven; her daughters: Diane Nitz of Tama, and Rita Schacherer of Knoxville; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Arrangements by Martin-Mattice Funeral Home.