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Mildred 'Millie' Myllykangas, 88

Mildred "Millie" Myllykangas of Snohomish, Wash., died peacefully Jan. 14, 2011, after an extended illness. She was 88.

Services were held at 11 a.m. Jan. 20, at Floral Hills Chapel in Lynnwood, Wash.

Mildred "Millie" Myllykangas was born April 20, 1922, in Kingston to Inez and Elmer Anderson. She worked 20 years for Everett General Hospital in the accounting department.

Millie loved gardening and painting. She also made jewelry and enjoyed crocheting, leaving behind a trail of gifts. She and her husband were avid travelers and made Arizona their second home.

Millie was preceded in death by her son Don Myllykangas.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years Earl Myllykangas; daughter Sandra (and Gary) Dovre; grandchildren Karie Dovre (and Brad) Bennett, Scott Dovre, Kyle Myllykangas, and Anderson Myllykangas; and great-grandchildren Jacob and Tyler Bennett.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Josephine Sunset Home in Stanwood.