Harold M. Mills, 92, of Wilder, who died Friday, Oct. 24, at
nursing home of natural causes, will be held at 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday at the United
The Rev. Ramiro
Cruz-Ahedo, church pastor, will officiate.
Burial will follow at the
Wilder Cemetery, under the direction of the Dakan Funeral
Mr. Mills, a
retired farmer, was born Feb. 15, 1894, at
He came to Idaho
in 1916, and homesteaded with his parents, Aaron and Jessie
Mills, in the Wilder area.
He graduated from
Oregon State College at
He located on his own farm near Wilder in 1918, and
had owned the farm until the time of his death.
He served in the
U.S. Army in World
In the 1920s, he and his father owned and
operated one of the largest poultry farms in the state.
He married Daphne
McKeown June 12, 1923, at Fruitland. She died in 1966.
He had served on
the Wilder School Board for a number of years, and was a
member of the Wilder United
He is survived by
two sons, Robert H. Mills of Webster Grove, Mo., and Donald
C. Mills of Wilder; two daughters, Beth Mills of
Caldwell, and Helen Nelson of Boise; nine grandchildren;
and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded
in death by a sister.
Memorials may be made to the Wilder
Church, in care of Dakan Chapel,
P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell 83605.