Mildred C. Kyseth, age 98 ,of Canton, Minn., died Sunday, September 24, 2017, at the Harmony Care Center in Harmony, Minn. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, September 28 at the Canton-Scotland Presbyterian Church in Canton. Burial will follow in the Stateline Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at the Lindstrom Funeral Home in Harmony and on Thursday at the church, from 12 p.m. until time of services.
Mildred Corine Kyseth was born on June 10, 1919, in Canton, Minn., to Clarence and Maria (Bjertness) Ovestrud. She graduated from Canton High School in 1937. She married Vernon Kyseth in 1940 in Harmony, Minn. They had one son, Jerry. Milly was a very generous person who loved to read, was very active in the Presbyterian Church in Canton and loved cats. Milly was employed at the Canton Coffee Shop for 20 years. She was a member of the Rebecca’s and Eastern Star. She loved her nephew Donald Bentley, who lived with them while he was growing up. Milly loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Milly is survived by her son Jerry (Jennie) Kyseth of Spring Grove, Minn.; two grandchildren, Scott (Julie) Kyseth and Todd (Jen) Kyseth; two great-grandchildren, Catie and Parker; a special niece, Karen Bentley (wife of Don); and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Milly was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon; a sister, Beba Bentley; a brother, Alton Ovestrud, and a nephew, Donald Bentley.