Kurt L. Mills

 Kurt L. Mills, age 66 of Westby, died Thursday July 18, 2019.


Sample ImageKurt LaVerne Mills, 66, of Westby WI, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the Bland Bekkedal Hospice House in Viroqua WI.


Kurt was born in Viroqua Wisconsin on February 3, 1953.  He was a graduate of Viroqua High School and attended the University of Wisconsin- Platteville.  He was a longtime resident of the Viroqua/Westby area. Kurt was a hard working man whether it was in the trades or entrepreneurial endeavors. He often worked from sun up to sun down and then some. Many people enjoy his craftsmanship to this day.


Kurt was an avid outdoorsman and sports enthusiast. He enjoyed many early mornings hunting with his best friend, Randy as well as his son, Matthew. Kurt spent many hours in his red truck with his children, always on the look out for deer. He also enjoyed watching and discussing any Wisconsin team with Diane and other friends. He watched the Brewers up to his final days.


Kurt is survived by; his longtime partner Diane Wang, his daughter Amanda (Justin) Running of Viroqua, son Matthew (Janae) Mills of Westby, and daughter Katrina (Andrew) Auvinen of Lake Elmo, MN, also Diane’s son Chad (Shelia) Tracy of Camp Douglas; and grandchildren Remington, Hudson, Annika, Makinley, Kaelyn, Emma, Aletta, Avery, Amelia, Lauren and Jenna. Further surviving are; three brothers, Scott Mills of Westby, Todd Mills of La Crosse and Matthew Weiske of La Crosse, and one sister Tena (Bob) Peterson; other family and many friends.

Kurt is preceded in death by his loving mother, Bonnie (Nelson) Mills; grandparents, Rudolph and Josephine Nelson; Lawrence and Evelyn Mills; also Diane’s son Dustin Wang and Kurt’s best friend Randy Olson.  


The family of Kurt wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the medical staff who gave such great care to him over the years. A special thank you to the staff at the Bland Bekkedal Center for Hospice Care for the companionate care during his final hours of life.


Funeral services for Kurt will be Sunday July 21, 2019 at 3:00 PM at the Vosseteig Larson Funeral Home in Viroqua. Pastor Dan Wollman of the Westby Coon Prairie Lutheran Church will officiate. Friends may call during a Visitation at the funeral home from 1:00 until 3:00, before the service.


In lieu of flowers or plants memorials are preferred.

On-line condolences may be offered at www.vossfh.com

The Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home, 123 W. Decker (Hwy 56W), in Viroqua is serving the family. 

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