Mildred May (Hanson) Drummond of Rawlins, Wyoming, passed away July 7, 2020.
Mildred was born September 7, 1935 to Albert Nelven and Clara Bell (Morris) Hanson at Bemidji, MN. She was 5th of 10 children. The Hanson family moved to Custer, SD in 1942 and relocated to Hanna, WY in 1945.
Mildred’s mother passed away in 1946. The 10 siblings learned to care for themselves and each other. They learned the importance of family, reliability, and responsibility. The Hanson siblings remain close to this day. These attributes were the mainstay of Mildred’s life.
Mildred married Robert Paul Drummond on July 3, 1956. Together they had three sons; Alva, Robert, Jr., and Danny. They made their home in Rawlins, WY and built 4 businesses together; Bunny Bread, Wonder Bread, Burger Boy, and Drummond Refrigeration. Mildred’s strength of character and love of family contributed greatly to the success of their family and their business endeavors. She will always be Aunt Millie to the rest of the Hanson family.
Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert, her brothers; Dick, Elmer, Alfred, Tom, Harry, her sisters; Betty and Edith, her grandsons; Kailan and Cody, and her in-laws; Alva and Pauline, her brother-in-law; John Banker and several nieces and nephews.
Survivors include her sons; Alva (Deana), Robert, Jr., and Danny Drummond, her sisters; Jean Murray and Rose Patras, her sister-in-law; Alline Banker, Carol Hanson, Frances Hanson-Seron and Erma Hanson, her grandchildren; Bryan Gartner, Brandon Janaya Gartner, Eric Drummond, and Carrie Schimelpfenig, great grandchildren; Sydney Drummond, Aylssa Gartner, Beau Gartner, Tegan Gartner, Makayla Welch, Alivia Welsh, Addison Schimelpfenig, and Noah Schimelpfenig and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
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