Millie Ann Stowe


Millie Ann (Stowe) Mortimer, daughter of William and Sarah Stowe was born in the town of Ironton, Sauk County, March 14, 1886. Death came suddenly at her home Dec. 11, 1963 at the age of 77 years, 8 months, 27 days.

She was married to Dolph Mortimer, June 30, 1908 and lived her entire life at their farm home in the Valton community. They observed their golden wedding anniversary in 1958.

While health permitted she was very active in the Valton Methodist church she loved. She enjoyed working with children, was primary Sunday school teacher for years and cradle roll superintendent. Millie was very interested in missionary work and just last week sent a missionary box to Honduras.

She leaves to mourn her loss her husband, 4 sons, Ronald of Wonewoc; Walter, Ironton; Duane, Columbus; and Dean, Green River, Wy.; and 1 daughter, Mrs. Arnold Blakeslee, Middleton; and Elmer Gaedtke of Boston, Mass., who spent his teen-age years in the Mortimer home. There are also 14 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; plus 1 brother Ner Stowe, West Allis; and 3 sisters, Mrs. Bertha Chamness, Milwaukee; Mrs. Clarence Kingery, Madison; and Mrs. Ed Ells, Platte, So. Dak.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 14, 1963 at 1:30 pm. In the Valton Wesleyan Methodist church with Rev. Ard Blomberg presiding. Mr. and Mrs. Gail Jackson sang, accompanied by Mrs. Blomberg. Burial was in the Valton Cemetery.

  • Father : William Stowe
  • Mother : Sarah J. Harrison
  • Birth date : March 14, 1886
  • Born at : Ironton, Woodland twp., Sauk Co., Wisconsin
  • Occupation : Teacher
  • Married : Dolph Mortimer
  • Marriage date : June 30, 1908
  • Married at : Sauk Co., Wisconsin
  • Death date : December 11, 1963
  • Cause of death : Myocardial infaction, Arteriosclerosis.
  • Buried at : Valton Cemetery, Woodland Twp., Sauk Co., Wisconsin
  • Children :
    Ronald C. Mortimer
    Walter Stowe Mortimer
    Muriel Caroline Mortimer
    Duane Dolph Mortimer
    Deane Russell Mortimer


    Birth-Sauk Co. Reg. of Deeds, Volume 55, Page 97, Death certificate; Obituary and Cemetery Inscriptions of Sauk Co., Wisconsin, Volume 5.
    Marriage-Sauk Co. Reg. of Deeds, Volume 9, Page 211; Marriage Index, Marriage Certificate and Obituary.
    Death-Sauk Co. Reg. of Deeds, Volume 44, Page 406; Death Index, Death Certificate; Obituary and Cemetery Inscriptions of Sauk Co., Wisconsin, Volume 5.
    Buried-Death certificate and Cemetery Inscriptions of Sauk Co., Wisconsin, Volume 5, page 132.
    Obituary-From Jeanne Jessie (NEWSPAPERS unknown, but probably Reedsburg Press, Richland Observor, or Baraboo News Republic).
    Other-1910 Federal Census Woodland, Sauk Co., Wisconsin (Roll T624_1737, Page 5b, Line 95); Ronald's birth certificate; Walter's birth certificate; Duane's birth certificate; Muriel's birth certificate; Deane's birth certificate; Walter's marriage certificate; Duane's marriage certificate; Muriel's marriage certificate; Ronald's death certificate; Obituary and History of Valton by Gilbert Mortimer page 12.

    1916 Mortimer Family Reunion.

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