James “Jimmy” Mills, 44, Northwood, Iowa

Published 9:06 am Tuesday, May 8, 2012

The memorial service for James “Jimmy” (Stiehl) Mills will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, 2210 E. Main St., in Albert Lea. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service.


Jimmy passed away on Saturday May, 5, 2012. He was 44 years old.

Jimmy was born on Dec. 4, 1967, in Austin. The son of Dale and Barbara (Berkholtz) Stiehl, he attended Albert Lea High School. Jimmy lived in Austin, Albert Lea and Slayton before settling down in Northwood, Iowa. On July 1, 1995, Jimmy married Pattie Pierce in Northwood.

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Jimmy worked at Brown Printing in Waseca for more than 10 years. He loved fixing cars, snowmobiling, motorcycles, the outdoors, camping and fishing, but above all, he loved spending time with his grandkids. He enjoyed his yearly snowmobile trip with friends as well as long trips on the motorcycle with his son-in-law, family and friends.

Jimmy is preceded in death by his brother, Ronald “Ron” Stiehl; and grandparents: Lois Stiehl and Robert (Ann) Birkholtz.

He is survived by his loving wife, Pattie Mills; parents: Dale and Barbara (Berkholtz) Stiehl; step-daughter, Jackie (Tom) Richardson; grandchildren: Austin and Colton Richardson; sister, Toni (Perry) Carlson; brother, Jeffery “Spanky” Stiehl; nieces and nephews; other loving relatives; and many special friends.

Memorials preferred to the family.