Mildred “Milly” Fredrick, age 80 of Westfield, WI, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 30, 2020 at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg, WI. She was born on July 9, 1940 in Chicago, IL to Adolph and Mildred (Sarley) Rathunde Sr. Milly married Charles “Charlie” Fredrick on June 1, 1996. She was loved by many and was kind, caring and happy to co-own and run The Nature Glen Motel in Westfield with her husband, Charlie. Prior to running the motel, Milly was a beautician and worked at Carter Hoffman in Mundelein, IL. She loved riding behind Charlie on their Honda trike.
Milly is survived by her devoted husband, Charlie; three children, Robert Noren, Lora Brown and Cindy (Michael) Andrews; one step son, Terry Fredrick; six grandchildren, Robert Noren, Mindy (Felicia) Hymel, David Jesse (Jennifer) Brown, Sean (Amanda) Brown, Brian (Brittany) Verwijst and Michael (Christy) Verwijst; one step grandson, Cory Fredrick; eight great grandchildren; five siblings, Melvin (Alice) Rathunde, Lois (Carl) Thunderburk, Robert (Marilee) Rathunde, Sandra Conant and Patricia Henrichsen; sister in law, Dawn Rathunde; many other relatives and friends. Milly was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Marilyn (George) Geschke and one brother, Adolph “Sonny” Rathunde Jr.
Milly will be laid to rest in Ivanhoe, IL in a private ceremony with family. A celebration of life will be held in Westfield at a later date.
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