Mildred Cummings
July 21, 1925 - September 1, 2018

Mildred M. Cummings, 93, of Oran passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo. Visitation will be on Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home in Oelwein and one hour before services on Friday. Services will be on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home with burial in Floral Hills Cemetery.

Mildred was born on July 21, 1925 in Oelwein, the daughter of Vernon and Minnie (Warnke) Gilson. She grew up in the Oelwein area, graduating from Oelwein High School in 1943. She was united in marriage to Clarence Cummings on June 4, 1946 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Mildred was a cook for the Wapsi Valley School system for over twenty years. She was a member of the Oran Methodist Church and Winnebago Busy Bee Club. In her spare time she enjoyed camping, sewing, reading, crafts and her family. She enjoyed life and will be dearly missed.

Mildred is survived by her children, Vicki Rohrick of Oelwein, Steve Cummings of Oran, Connie (Dennis) Karsten of Waseca, Minnesota and Audrey Turitto of Hager City, Wisconsin; six grandchildren, Renae, Brian, Heidi, Brett, Zach, Amber and Celena; 15 great grandchildren: Jessinda, Sophia, Ayden, Landen, April (Dylan), Kodi, Paul “PJ”, Katie, Eva, Mason, Joseph, Braiden, Cody (Ashlea), Cameron and Conner; a sister-in-law, Audrey Gilson of Oelwein. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; two brothers, Clarence and Virgil Gilson, a sister-in-law, Hilda Gilson, great-grandson Christopher and her parents. 


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Leslie Matthias on September 8, 2018 at 11:14 AM said:

Very sorry to hear of Mildred’s passing. She was always so kind. Please accept my condolences.
Jude Hansel on September 7, 2018 at 3:32 AM said:

I lost my friend and I miss her...
Always on my mind and Forever in my heart
Love you Millie...jude??????
violette tyler on September 6, 2018 at 3:29 PM said:

so sorry to hear about Millies passing.Her family are in my thoughts and prayer.
Galen and Elaine Schellhorn on September 6, 2018 at 2:07 PM said:

We are very sorry to hear about your loss
Nancy & Lyle Miller on September 6, 2018 at 10:04 AM said:

Sincere condolences. Our prayers are with you.
Robin and Bill Rosenstiel on September 5, 2018 at 9:10 AM said:

Vicki and Family ,We are so sorry to read about your Mother's passing
To Vicki and Family on September 5, 2018 at 9:09 AM said:

So very sorry to read about your Mother's passing
Kaye Spooner on September 5, 2018 at 8:12 AM said:

R.i p Sweet lady.. God's speed
Dave Dugger on September 5, 2018 at 7:59 AM said:

So sorry for your loss. Mildred will sure be missed. So many good memories.
Vickie Buckman on September 4, 2018 at 3:08 PM said:

I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I know that my mom really enjoyed their phone conversations and seeing each other in the nursing home was icing on the cake. They had been friends since high school and stayed in touch all of these years. Keeping your family in thoughts and prayers
Merlyn Cummings Helen Cummings on September 4, 2018 at 1:16 PM said:

Our deepest sympathies to Mildred's children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and her many, many friends. We wish we were close enough to attend the service. We are so far away, but we will be thinking of her and her family.

Our condolences,

Merlyn and Helen Cummings
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