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Mildred Wetrosky

March 7, 1922 — May 22, 2018

Mildred “Millie” Buryanek Wetrosky passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society, Pine River, at the age of 96. She was born on a small farm in Westfield Township in Plymouth County, Iowa on March 7, 1922. Millie married Clyde Wetrosky on January 17, 1946 at Trinity Lutheran Church at Hinton, Iowa. She and Clyde farmed the homesteaded farm until 1971 when they purchased a small resort on Big Pelican Lake at Pequot Lakes, Minnesota. They spent the next thirty-five years owning and operating Hawkeye Resort. They made many friends who came back to the resort year after year.

Millie is survived by her and Clyde’s six children: John Wetrosky (Jackie), Betty Bass (Bill), Tom Wetrosky (special friend Christine), Marilyn Baker (Mark), Janice Reely (Bill) and Steve Wetrosky (Debra); sisters: Vera, Marlis and Mary; 16 grandchildren and many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Adolf and Bessie (Kohout) Buryanek; husband, Clyde; sisters, Helen (Buryanek) Tindall and Betty (Buryanek) Phillips;
brothers: Leonard, Jim and Frank Buryanek; grandson, Mike Keltgen; and daughter-in-law, Einette Wetrosky.

Services will be conducted at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes on Tuesday, May 29 at 11:00 A.M. with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Pine River.

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