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Mildred Van House

    Mildred ‘Louise’ Van House
    Mildred “Louise” Van House, age 99 of York, was called to her heavenly home on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at York.

    She was born Jan. 6, 1916 in York County to Peter Fredrick and Johanna Helen (Wilksen) Ehlers. She was baptized March 12, 1916 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, north of York and confirmed on March 29, 1931 at Zion Lutheran Church in Benedict. Louise graduated from Benedict High School with the class of 1933. She was united in marriage to Edward Francis Van House on Feb. 23, 1943 at Miami, Fla. She was a charter member of Faith Lutheran Church in York, LWML, Legion Auxiliary, York General Hospital Auxiliary and several Bridge groups. Louise’s devotion to her Savior and friends and family will be long remembered.

    Left to mourn her loss is a grandson, Andrew Van House of Omaha; sister-in-law, Dorothy Ehlers of York; wonderful nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Also surviving is a special friend Jeannine Heiden. Louise was preceded in death by her parents; husband in 1970; two infant daughters, Pamela Sue and Linda Jo; one son, Michael Van House; one infant son, Douglas Ray; brothers, Roger Ehlers and Bob Ehlers; one sister-in-law, Ethel Ehlers; a nephew, Bret Ehlers and two special friends, Mildred Strong and Lucille Junge.

    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, July 27, 2015 at Faith Lutheran Church in York with interment in York’s Greenwood Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 1-9 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary. Memorials may be directed to Faith Lutheran Church LCMS World Missions. ​

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