Lucille Bills, 87 of Long Prairie passed away on Saturday, May 10 at the CentraCare Health System in Long Prairie. The funeral for Lucille was held on Thursday, May 15; 11:00 a.m. at American Lutheran Church in Long Prairie, burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Long Prairie. Casket bearers for Lucille were Kevin Mollner, Kary Mollner, Austin Mollner, Cody Mollner, Les Levin and Don Schmidt. Honorary casket bearers were Lucilles grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Lucille was born March 6, 1927 in Hill City, South Dakota to Frank and Clara (Olsen) Brandt. She graduated from New Underwood High School in New Underwood, South Dakota. On June 3rd 1945, she married Herbert Bills in New Underwood, South Dakota and in 1954 they moved to Long Prairie. She and Herb were blessed with three children; Audrey, Kenny & David. Lucille had several occupations throughout her life; homemaker, telephone operator, grocery clerk, school bus driver and she helped Herb on the farm. She enjoyed traveling, camping, playing cards and crocheting, but most of all being with family & friends.
Lucille is survived by her children, Audrey (Don) Mollner of Long Prairie, Kenny Bills of Long Prairie, grandchildren Kevin Mollner of Long Prairie, Kary (Nancy) Mollner of Long Prairie, Niki Mollner of Staples, Amy Bonsall of Fargo, North Dakota; great grandchildren, Sarah Poegel, Austin, Cody, Tiffany and Maranda Mollner, all of Long Prairie and Heileigh, Justin and Anika Mollner, all of Staples and Dylon Bonsall of Fargo, N.D.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Herb; son, David; sister, Laura; brothers, Jack and Joe; grandchildren, Brenda & Jamie Senger, Joseph Mollner; great grandson, Josh Mollner; 2 sisters-in-law and 2 brothers-in-law.
Arrangements with Iten Funeral Home, Browerville itenfuneralhome.com