Florence Kathleen Mills, a 34-year resident of Enumclaw, died Feb. 23, 2015. She was 85.
She was born July 15, 1929, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She loved being a mother and homemaker who enjoyed cooking and family gatherings.
She is survived by sons Danny Peterson and wife Pat of Arizona and David Peterson and wife Kelly of California; stepsons Tony Mills and wife Ramona of Enumclaw and Bob Mills and wife Candi of Washington; daughters Cathy Messinger and husband Jerry of Utah, Debbie Haight of Montana and Ramona Mills and husband Tony of Enumclaw; brothers Gene Rook and wife Ronna of Idaho and Gary Gibson and wife Lynn of Utah; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by husband Alex “Pops” Mills.
A graveside service took place Friday, Feb. 25, at Evergreen Memorial Park in Enumclaw.
Services were by Weeks’ Funeral Home in Buckley.
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