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Mildred “Millie” D. Grasse

Jan 16, 1940 - Oct 01, 2019


Mildred “Millie” D. Grasse, age 79, of Sheboygan, died on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice. She was born in Sheboygan on January 16, 1940, the daughter of the late Eldred and Magdalene Schmidt Michaels.
Millie attended local schools and graduated from Sheboygan Central High School in 1958. In September of 1959 she was united in marriage to John Hoffmann. He preceded her in death. Millie then married Tom Grasse in Sheboygan on July 7, 2000. She was employed as a shipping clerk for over twenty years at Mayline in Sheboygan until her retirement in 2002.
She was a current member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Sheboygan. Millie enjoyed gardening, sports, traveling all around the United States with Tom and spending time at their cottage in Conover, WI.
Survivors include her husband, Tom; two children, Lorna (Tom) Boje and Darla(Billy) Free; a son-in-law, Jamie Berlin, all of Sheboygan; five grandchildren, Kyle (Katie) Berlin, Tyler Free, Nolan (fiancée Steffany Reyna), Ethan Berlin (special friend Paige Risti), Lizbeth Free; one great-grandson, Joseph Berlin; a sister, Elaine Naumann; two brothers, John (Diane) Michaels and Rodney (Nancy) Michaels, all of Sheboygan. She is further survived by many other relatives and friends. Millie was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, John Hoffmann, a brother, Lloyd Michaels, a son, John Hoffmann and a daughter, Pama Berlin.
A memorial service for Millie will be held on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 824 Wisconsin Ave. Sheboygan with Rev. Timothy Mech officiating. Family and friends may gather at the church on Monday from 11:00 A.M. until the time of service at 12:00 p.m. Burial will take place in the Garden of Valor at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mildred’s name may be directed to the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice and a heartfelt thank you is also extended to the entire staff at the hospice for the compassion and care that was given to her.
The Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at

Memorial Service

Date: Monday Oct 7, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Trinity Lutheran Church [map]


Date: Monday Oct 7, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Trinity Lutheran Church [map]



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Robert Hoffman (Pitcel)

Deepest Sympathy. I have fond memories of your mom and growing up in the neighborhood.

Steve and Roxanne Geadke

Our condolences to Millie’s family.