Mildred Lorraine Skogmo, 101, of Mitchell, died Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at her home.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at First United Methodist Church in Mitchell. Funeral arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Mildred Lorraine Skogmo was born July 26, 1916, at Hartley, Iowa to John and Pearl Thiele. She graduated from Pipestone High School in 1933. On December 28, 1940, she married Dr. Virgil R. Ohlen of Minneapolis, Minnesota. On August 16, 1958, Mildred was united in marriage to Dr. Bernhoff R. Skogmo of Mitchell in Sioux Falls.
Mildred was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Mary/Martha Circle, PEO Chapter BK, VFW Auxiliary and 2oth Century Club.
She is survived by her daughter in law Gudrun Ohlen of Boone, North Carolina, two grandchildren Christine Lamont and husband Jason, Nicole Ohlen and husband Jay, two great grandchildren Marshall and Carson Lamont, a half-sister Beverly Twogood of Florida, nieces Glorya Bohmert Papenfus, Virginia Bohmert, Marjorie Schroeder, Barbara Alexander, other nieces and nephews and four Skogmo step children.
She was preceded in death by both husbands Dr. Virgil R. Ohlen in 1945 and Dr. Bernhoff R. Skogmo in 2005, her son Robert Ohlen in 2015, her father and mother John and Pearl Thiele, three sisters and their husbands Evelyn & Howard Selby, Margaret & Harry Betty, Betty & Bert Bohmert, two infant brothers, brother-in-law Marvin Meyer and nephew Thomas Batty.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Dakota Wesleyan University.