LANCASTER – Mildred G. Luhman, age 101, of Lancaster, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at Lancaster Health Services, Lancaster. She was born on August 12, 1918, in Cross Plains, the daughter of Bernard A. and Anna (Frieden) Faust. Mildred graduated from Middleton High School in 1935. On September 14, 1940, she was united in marriage to Dale Luhman. After their marriage, they lived in Middleton and helped with the war effort. In 1948, when Dale graduated from Palmer Chiropractic School, they moved to Lancaster. Mildred supported her husband in setting up his practice, belonged to the Chiropractic Auxiliary and at one time was the State President. Mildred was a very active member of the Lancaster United Methodist Church. She was an avid Packer, Brewer, and Badger fan. With season tickets, she and Dale didn’t miss a home Badger game. She enjoyed dancing, her bridge clubs, golfing, gardening, and sewing.
To her two children, Beth Ann Owen and Gary Luhman, she was the best mother they could have ever expected. She supported their many activities, was a Girl Scout leader, a supporter of LHS athletics & music boosters. Besides her children, she is survived by 4 grandchildren, Eric (Rebekah) Owen, Leslie (Jeff) Misfeldt, Craig Owen and Natalie Luhman; 6 great grandchildren; and 5 great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, and her husband, Dale, Mildred was preceded in death by her 4 sisters and their spouses, Hyacinthia (Herb) Esser, Leola (Louis) Miller, Bernadette (Roman) Esser, Beatrice (Charles) Stampfl; and many friends.
The family would like to thank Dr. Robert Stader, the staff at Lancaster Health Services, neighbors and friends who have helped her get through the last several years.
Due to the pandemic, private family services will be held on Friday, July 17, 2020, at Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Lancaster. Private family burial will be at Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster. Memorials or cards of sympathy may be directed to Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory, %Mildred Luhman, 1234 S Madison St, PO Box 30, Lancaster, WI 53813.