Cover photo for Mildred "Millie" Christina Robinson's Obituary
Mildred "Millie" Christina Robinson Profile Photo
1933 Mildred "millie" 2018

Mildred "Millie" Christina Robinson

November 8, 1933 — May 13, 2018

Mildred “Millie” Robinson of Rush City passed away at Ecumen of North Branch on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at the age of 84.

Mildred Christina Nelson was born November 8, 1933 to Robert and Lillie (Carlson) Nelson in Rush City, Minnesota.

Millie graduated from Rush City High School in 1950 and then went to Minneapolis where she worked as a legal secretary for many years. She then moved with her two young sons to northern California where she lived and worked for more than 20 years. Upon her marriage to Ronald, she returned to Minnesota where she continued her secretary/assistant career, retiring from Hazelden Foundation in Center City after many years of service. Over the years, she worked in education, law, business, research and development.

Millie enjoyed the outdoors, vegetable gardening, bird watching and fishing. She also enjoyed crocheting, sewing, knitting, crossword and jigsaw puzzles, reading and playing card games. Travels took her to China, Hong Kong, Japan, Hawaii, Mexico, Canada and the U.S.

Millie is survived by her sons Michael (Michelle) Hammel and Scott (Lynda) Hammel of northern California; grandchildren Scotty Hammel, Rachel Hammel, Rebecca Hammel, Kayse (Gary) Frontiera, Kimberlee (Ray) Sierra, Kori Lee (Leif) Carlson and Mikey Hammel all of California; great-grandchildren Connor, Cole, Caitlyn, Landon, Leila, Charlotte, Chloe, Freya; step-sons Randy (Nancy) Robinson of White Bear Lake, Mike (Elaine) Robinson of Rush City, Jerry Robinson of Hudson, WI.; step-daughter Barbara Robinson of Champlain; step-grandchildren Rachel (Joe) Gandsey of Rogers, Scott (Lindsey) Robinson of New Brighton, Sam (Brooke) Robinson of Stacy, Jeris (Jackie) Robinson of Otsego, Lee Robinson of Odessa, TX., Joe Robinson of Roseville, Jack Heinrich of Maple Grove, Brian Heinrich of New Hope; step-great-grandchildren Tyler, Anthony, Makenna, Jerid, Brodey, Jaden, Everly, Sonny, Roran, Laney, Capri, Jasper; niece Patty Best of New Prague, nephews Bob Franke of Eagan and Dennis Meyers of Richland, WA; and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her parents Robert and Lillie Nelson; husband Ron Robinson; sisters Ruth, Esther, twin sister Margaret and infant sister Ruby.

Pastor Glen Bickford will officiate at funeral services for Millie: 11 AM; Sunday (5/20) with a time of visitation and reviewal 1 hour prior to the service all at the Olson Funeral Chapel, Rush City. The interment will take place in First Lutheran Cemetery, Rush City.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Funeral and Cremation Service of Rush City - Olson Chapel.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mildred "Millie" Christina Robinson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, May 20, 2018

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 22

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree