Mildred G. Peppin
Feb. 21, 2010

Mildred G. Peppin, “Millie” age 76 of Delano died on Sunday, Feb. 21 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born January 16, 1934 to Arthur and Julia (Schmidt) Schumacher in Chanhassen, Minnesota.

Millie loved her family, spending time together was what was important. Trips up north, volunteering at church, or caring for others were big parts of Millie’s life. She was the consummate homemaker, canning, gardening, and preparing everybody’s favorites.

Millie was preceded in death by her son Steven; parents Arthur and Julia Schumacher; brother Richard Schumacher, sister-in-law YVonne “Vonnie” Schumacher; nephew Bill Schumacher; as well as her parents-in-law Neal and Rose Peppin.

She is survived by her husband Ron of 55 years; children and spouses Mary Ellen and Pat Grossman, David and Kathi Peppin, Paul and Becky Peppin, Shelly and Joe Blanchette, Mark Peppin and fiancé Lynn Anderson; 7 grandchildren and spouses Meghan Grossman and Eric Frahm, Abby and Ryan Wooley, Jenna and Brian Miller, Michael Peppin, Karly and Eric Schemenauer, Liz Blanchette, David Peppin; siblings and spouses Don and Bev Schumacher, Ralph and Carmela Schumacher, Marvin and Betty Schumacher, Sister Theresa Schumacher OSB, Rose and Paul Grengs, Julie Neddermeyer, Alicia and Skip Smith, Lu and Bob Sheridan.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, February 26 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano, Minnesota. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and continue 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday all at the church. Rev. Christopher Wenthe will officiate with interment in the church cemetery.