Minnie Krogen  Mill
Minnie Mill
Minnie Krogen Mill

January 29, 1921 - November 9, 2018
Born in West Hope, ND
Resided in Johnston, Iowa
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Minnie Krogen Mill, 97, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018, at Karen Acres Health Care Center in Urbandale, IA. A Memorial Gathering will be held 4 - 6 pm Wednesday, November 14, at Iles-Westover Chapel.

Minnie was born January 29, 1921, in West Hope, ND, to Olie and Ingaborg (Haugen) Krogen. She married William Mill on September 9, 1941, in Sydney, MT and moved to Des Moines in 1951. In 1959 they made their home in Johnston where they raised their family.

Minnie worked at Hy-Line International. In retirement Bill and Minnie maintained the Saylorville bike trail where they really enjoyed meeting new friends and spending their time outdoors. Minnie loved to spend time with family and friends.

Minnie is survived by three sons, Chuck, Vince (Carolyn) and Ron (Kathy Rhoads); 4 grandchildren, Nikki (Dan) Bakken; Lindsey Mill, Tim Rhoads and Amanda Rhoads; two great grandsons, William and Carter Bakken; nephew, Bill (Rhonda) Jeffcott, son Nick Jeffcott, and his three children, Nick Jr., Taylor, and Araya. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 76 years William “Bill”, and her siblings, Clarence, Oscar, Selmer, Synneva Fenster and Clara Spafford.

Contributions may be made to the Johnston Fire and Rescue or Karen Acres Health Care Center. Online condolences will be welcomed at






Memorial Gathering
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Johnston Fire and Rescue
6373 Merle Hay Road
Johnston, Iowa United States 50131
Karen Acres Care Center
3605 Elm Drive
Urbandale, IA 50322