Bernette H. Mickelson, 77, Brainerd, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at the Bethany Good Samaritan Village.
She was born Sept. 12, 1925, in Burtrum to Bernard and Donna (Stoll) Mueller. She graduated from Swanville High School in 1943. She worked at Boeing Aircraft in Washington during World War II. After the war she returned to Minnesota and worked as a dining room hostess at the Curtis Hotel in Minneapolis. She attended McPhail School of Music. She moved to Brainerd in 1948. She married Ervin M. Mickelson on July 1, 1951. She worked as a sales and credit associate at Montgomery Ward for 30 years. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Brainerd.
Survivors include her husband; a son, John Mickelson, Brainerd; two brothers, Ervin Mueller, New Hope, and Robert Mueller, Staples; and four grandchildren.
A brother died earlier.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Zion Lutheran Church in Brainerd with the Rev. Paul Biegner officiating. Burial will be at the Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Brainerd.
Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. today at Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home in Brainerd and one hour before services Monday at the church.
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