ANDOVER -- Mildred M. Counter, 81, Backus, died Oct. 11, 2001, in Andover.
She was born Jan. 16, 1920, in Story County, Iowa, to Lee and Bertha (Brendland) Hutchinson. She married Harold Counter Dec. 15, 1940, at Slater, Iowa. After their marriage they moved to Minnesota and farmed near Milaca and then near Backus. They later owned and operated the Long Pine Store and the Corner Store in Backus.
Survivors include a daughter, Marilene Askins, Coon Rapids, and two grandchildren.
Her husband, two brothers, Kenneth and Clifford, and a sister, Marilene, died earlier.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Backus with the Rev. Norman C. Sincebaugh officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Backus.
Friends may call one hour prior to services at the church.
Arrangements are with Northland Funeral Home in Pine River.
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