|Birth: ||Jan. 4, 1932|
|Death: ||Nov. 11, 2010|
Mildred "Mil" Doris Lant, a Prineville resident, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at Ochoco Care Center. She was 78 years old.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at 2 p.m., at Juniper Haven Cemetery. Del Towell will be officiating.
Mildred was born in Lincoln, Neb., on Jan. 4, 1932 to Oliver M. and Esther (Kinney) Taylor. She married Charles Vinton Lant in Phoenix, Ariz., on Feb. 7, 1953.
Throughout most of Mil's life, she had a handbag business called Mildred's Hand Bags which was well-known throughout the Northwest. Mil loved her family and enjoyed spending as much time with them as possible. Charles and Mil traveled extensively, and Mil loved to be in Arizona where it was always warm. Mil had a special way about her and touched many lives. She will be greatly missed.
Mildred is survived by her husband of 57 years, Charles Lant of Prineville; son, Craig Lant and his wife Maria of Everett, Wash.; two brothers, D.R. Taylor of Prineville, and Don Taylor of Phoenix, Ariz.; one sister, Shirley Farrell of Portland, Ore.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her son, Gary Lant, and one brother Charles Taylor.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Pioneer Memorial Hospice, 1201 NE Elm St., Prineville, OR 97754.
Arrangements are in the care of the Prineville Funeral Home.
Central Oregonian, November 16, 2010, page A6, www.centraloregonian.com
Juniper Haven Cemetery
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Record added: Dec 01, 2010
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