LUELLA C. (MILZ) GUILLAUME, age 96, of Loyal, WI, passed away at Country Terrace Assisted Living, in Abbotsford, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11am on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Loyal. Rev. Varkey V. Joseph will officiate and inurnment will follow in St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church, on Saturday, from 10am until time of service.
Luella Clara Albertson was born on January 31, 1923 in Cresco, IA, the daughter of Alfred and Emma (Balk) Albertson. She was raised on the family farm and received her education in the Cresco area. Luella was united in marriage to Edward L. Milz on February 24, 1941 in Cresco, IA. They farmed in Iowa until moving to a farm in the Town of Beaver, rural Loyal, in 1959. Her husband, Edward, died on May 18, 1964. She continued farming until 1973. Luella married Paul A. Guillaume on November 17, 1973 in Elgin, IL. They resided in the Town of Beaver where she was a homemaker and worked in home health care.
She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, the Beaver Center Homemakers, and had many interests, but especially loved spending time with her family and grandchildren, reading and crocheting.
Luella is survived by her husband, Paul, of Loyal; her children: Sharon (Paul) Jirak of Decorah, IA, Pat (Larry) Lang of Marshfield, WI, Duane (Karen) Milz of Medford, WI, Raymond (Connie) Milz of Milladore, WI, Nancy (David) Wucherpfennig of Loyal, Beverly (Brian) Johnson of Holmen, WI, Dean (Julie) Milz of Loyal, Kenneth (Cynthia) Milz of Colby, WI, Timothy (Donna) Milz of Loyal, Susan (Floyd) Cochran of Fallon, NV; 35 grandchildren; 58 great grandchildren; 23 great-great grandchildren; 2 brothers: Ervin Albertson of Tama, IA, Bud Albertson of Iowa City, IA; one sister: Emma Jean Pfiffner of Dewar, IA; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edward; one son: James Milz; one daughter: Mary Milz; one sister: Angie Hiemerman; and one brother: Clifford Albertson.
The family would like to thank the caregivers at Miller House in Thorp, Country Terrace in Abbotsford, and St. Croix Hospice for their kindness, compassion, and loving care they gave her the past few years.