Floyd K. ("Jim" ) Mills

Born: Mon., Nov. 14, 1927
Died: Sun., Aug. 2, 2015

Celebration of Life

1:00 PM Mon., Aug. 10, 2015
Location: VFW Hall

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Floyd K. “Jim” Mills

November 14, 1927 – August 2, 2015


Floyd K. “Jim” Mills – a Reith resident died at his home on Sunday, August 2, 2015.  He was 87 years old. 

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Monday, August 10th, at 1:00 PM at the VFW Let’er Buck Post 922 Hall, 1221 SE Court Place in Pendleton Oregon.  Sign the online condolence book at www.burnsmortuary.com  Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. 

Jim was born November 14, 1927, to Floyd and Lillian Mills in Eden Valley, Minnesota. He was educated in Eden Valley, graduating High School in 1945.  Jim married Janice Hannemann on May 14, 1949 in Litchfield, Minnesota.  He farmed in Eden Valley until 1962 when he moved to Renton, Washington, where he lived until 1984.  In 1984 he moved to Pendleton, Oregon, where he ranched East of Reith.  He farmed most of his life except from 1945 to 1947, when he served in the US Army, and 1962 to 1984 when he worked various mill, factory and law enforcement jobs.  He then moved to Pendleton where he ranched until he became physically unable, raising cattle, sheep and hogs.  Jim enjoyed hunting and fishing.  He was a member of the Main Street Cowboys, the VFW Let’er Buck Post 922 and the White Eagle Grange.  He was a member of the Christian Church. 

He is survived by his wife Janice of Pendleton, OR, son Dan Mills of Caldwell, ID, and daughter Pamela McKnight of Pendleton, OR, sisters Evelyn Fischer of Minneapolis, MN, and Betty Anne Johnson of Dassel, MN, grandchildren: James McKnight of Pilot Rock, OR, Shawn McKnight of Bethel AK, and Elsa Mills of Caldwell, ID, as well as many nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents Floyd and Lillian Mills.  

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Scot Jacobson
   Posted Thu August 06, 2015
Dear Jan,

Please accept our most sincere sympathies with the loss of Jim. He was always a hard working individual, and I believe he left us just the way he would want; out working on your beautiful ranch.

I know you will feel empty, and at a loss, but the joy will be seeing him in heaven when that time comes....... God bless you and your family.

Scot & Clare Jacobson

Barbara Wright
   Posted Mon August 10, 2015
Jan and family It is with great sadness that I read about Jim. He was a wonderful man and a good friend. Know that he is at peace now and is no longer suffering. If you need anything don't hesitate to ask.

eleventh hour warrior
   Posted Mon August 24, 2015
So sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts and prayers.

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