Mildred (Millie) Wurster , 93, passed away on May 29 at Mount View Care Center in Wausau. She was born July 9,1928 in the town of Maine to Edward and Anna Ruechel. On August 29, 1949 Millie was united in marriage to Leslie Wurster at Salem Lutheran Church in Wausau. At her saddest moment, Leslie lost his battle to cancer in 1983.
Millie was a talented seamstress and a dedicated volunteer at Colonial Manor Nursing Home and Bethesda Thrift Shop. She was honored by the mayor for her 48 years as a poll worker. Her award winning apple pie was a favorite at every gathering. She was a prolific gardener who loved growing flowers and vegetables and feeding hummingbirds. As a faithful and participating member of Zion Lutheran Church she was actively involved in the various fund raising activities.
At the birth of Millie’s grandson, Tyler, a new chapter opened. He was her whole world. Their time was filled with unlimited amounts of laughter, hugs and adventures. If you knew Millie she made sure you knew Tyler!
As a mother Millie was the best anyone could ask for. She instilled strong values in her daughters and grandson , always giving unconditional love and devotion. We thank God for her and will cherish her memory.
Survived by her loving daughters Carol Campbell ( Chuck Mueller) Denver, CO, Lois (Jerry) Jarosz, Wausau and grandson Tyler ( Lauren) Jarosz, Bozeman MT. Further survived by sisters , Lillian Ruechel and Mabel Clemens, and brothers, Berden and Elroy and brother in law Cy (Nola) Wurster along with many nieces, nephews and friends.
Preceding her in death was her twin brother Marvin, brothers Elmer, Adolph, Fred , Floyd and sister Vivian Ruechel.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 Friday June 3 at Zion Lutheran Church in Wausau with Rev. Steven Gjerde officiating . Visitation will be from 9:00-11:00 at the church. Burial will be held at Restlawn Memorial Park on Monday June 6, 2022.
Memorials appreciated to Zion Lutheran Church Roof Fund.
The family wishes to express their thanks to her doctors, nurses and care givers at Sylvan Crossings on Evergreen, Mount View Care Center and Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services for the angelic care they provided.