Lillian  E.  Millard

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“I used to always visit Lilian when I lived in aberdeen. She was always so much fun. I never once saw Lilian having a bad day. Her laugh was the best....Read More »
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“Her love of the family dogs, with treats, her laugh, the love of fudge, and little donut holes from the yearly Arts in the Park. I'll miss my visits...Read More »
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“Aunt Lillian was a wonderful, caring person who truly loved her family and friends! She has left us to rejoin her brother and sisters to make sure...Read More »
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“I think what I will always remember most about Lillian is that she always had a smile for you. Whenever we came back for a visit from Denver, she...Read More »
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“My condolences to the family. Aunt Lillian will be missed by all. She had a wonderful sense of humor and I always enjoyed visiting her and...Read More »
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The memorial service for Lillian E. Millard, 96, of Aberdeen, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 17, 2013, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, with Pastor Jeff Whillock officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Aberdeen, SD. Lillian died Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Sanford Medical Center, Aberdeen.

Lillian Ella Millard was born April 23, 1916 in Eureka, SD to Gustave and Rosina (Schick) Libis. She grew up on the farm and went to school in Eureka.

On December 19, 1940 Lillian married Keith Millard in Huron, SD. They both worked at the Lincoln Ranch in Columbia before moving to Aberdeen. Through the years, Lillian had several jobs, but devoted her life to raising their children and caring for her family. After Keith's death she moved to Avera Retirement Community and remained there until her passing. Her family is grateful for the loving staff and the excellent care they gave her.

Lillian was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, the VFW Auxiliary and Women of the Moose.

She will be remembered for her strong faith, love of family and her sense of humor. Lillian was a thoughtful giving person and an excellent cook. She will be lovingly remembered by her son, Steve (Lisa) Millard, her daughter, Brenda (Carl) Kline, one brother Floyd (Lorene) Libis, two grandchildren; David (Beth) Kline, Tami (Lee) Hanson, five great-grandchildren; Connor, Mallory and Chase Hanson, Cameron and Jackson Kline and granddog, Paisley along with many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Millard, parents, Gustave and Rosina Libis, four sisters; Alma Lafontaine, Evelyn Bieber, Irene Beck, and Lorene Ernst and one brother, Clarence Libis.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to the Aberdeen Area Humane Society – PO Box 1013, Aberdeen, 57401-1013.