Donald Leslie Mills, age 79, of Maple Plain, died Sunday, May 12, 2013.
He was born Jan. 27, 1934, in Bonesteel, SD, to Leslie and Virginia (Gilbert) Mills.
Donald was a lifelong farmer in the Maple Plain/Independence area.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie and Virginia; and an infant brother and sister.
Donald is survived by his sisters, Joanne (Leland) Shrode and Donna (Roland) Herbst; nephews Jeffrey (Doreen) Shrode, Kevin (Mary) Shrode, Steven (Florence) Shrode, Bradley (Barbara) Shofner, and Randy (Joanie) Shofner; 11 great nieces and nephews: Adam (Tiffany) Shrode, Matthew Shrode, Ryan Shrode, Collin Shrode, Kathryn Shrode, Alan Shrode, Averi Shrode, Alexandra Shrode, Andi Jo Shrode, MaKenzie Shofner, and Jessica Shofner; as well as other relatives and friends.
Memorial services took place Wednesday, May 22 at 11 a.m. at Maple Plain Community Church, with a gathering of family and friends one hour prior to services in the church. Inurnment was in the Lewis Cemetery in Maple Plain.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.