Kim Mills

Kim Ilene Mills was born on Sept. 1, 1956, to Floyd Robert Mills and Norma Kathryn Mills in Watertown, S.D.
Kim spent her childhood in
Watertown until they moved to Huron, S.D., where she attended Huron High School and graduated in 1974.
Kim continued her education in several colleges and universities including the University of South Dakota and the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, graduating with a bachelor’s degree. Kim was a legal assistant for many years and following her profession she traveled, enjoying the environs of Minneapolis, Minn., Sioux Falls, S.D., the Black Hills of South Dakota and Tucson, Ariz.
Kim enjoyed the arts available in cities big and small. She occasionally sketched and painted, she had a beautiful but seldom heard singing voice and loved to collect ceramic figurines.
Kim took great joy in and cherished her family, friends, and of course her cats Tangle and Cricket. She was cheerful until the end.
Kim gained her wings Oct. 25, 2023. She will be deeply missed. She was 67.
She was preceded in death by her, father Floyd R. Mills; and her mother, Norma K. Mills.
Kim is survived by her brothers, Mark A. Mills and and Dean R. Mills of Custer, S.D.; her uncles, Kenneth Hayden of Richland, Wash., Sherwin Schoppert of Marion, S.D., and Verlyn Hauck of Menno, S.D.; her aunt, Joan Schoppert of Broomfield, Colo.; numerous cousins; and her good friend, Catherine Kemp.


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