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Mills, James
James Mills, 77, of Monmouth, died at 3:30 A. M. Sunday, January 2, 2011 at Monmouth Nursing Home, Monmouth.

He was born March 2, 1933 in Monmouth the son of Harry B. and Hilma S. (Anderson) Mills. He was raised and educated in Monmouth attending Frymier School and graduating from Monmouth High School in 1951.

He served with the United States Navy.

James married Penelope Heston in Monmouth in April 1954

James was a farmer and raised cattle most of his adult life. He was also a truck driver for Munson Trucking.

He was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Monmouth and the Monmouth American Legion Post #136.

Surviving family include his daughter, Gretchen (Michael)Pearman of Monmouth; son, Mark (Lisa) Mills of Roseville; grandchildren, Drew Pearman, Adam Pearman, Sally Mills and Dustin Mills; brothers, Harry B. Mills and Donald (Marian) Mills both of Monmouth; sister, Betty (Raymond) Bruyn of Monmouth.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Mildred Ryner and one brother, Robert E. Mills.

Graveside services and burial with Military Honors will be at 11:00 A.M. Wed., January 5, 2011 at Warren County Memorial Park, Monmouth. Friends may call Wednesday morning at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth until the time of the services. Memorials may be given to the Monmouth American Legion or the First Lutheran Church of Monmouth. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com
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