Mildred W. Hand

Mildred W. Hand, 82, of Cottage Grove, Ore. passed away Sept. 3, 2017.

She was born Dec. 16, 1934 in Marshfield, Ore. to Harry and Grace (Guilliams) Wagner. Mildred graduated from Cottage Grove High School in 1953. She married Donald Eugene Hand on May 31, 1953, in Cottage Grove. She worked for the Register-Guard as circulation manager and for a video store for 15 years.

Mildred enjoyed bowling, knitting, crochet, traveling, making jelly and spending time with her family. She was a USBC member and in the Bowling Hall of Fame and the Oregon Bowling Assoc.

She is survived by her son Robert (Becky) Hand of Cottage Grove, son Allen (Stacy) Hand of Eugene, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Hand in 2000.

A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel and her funeral will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14 at Smith-Lund-Mills, with burial to follow at Fir Grove Cemetery. A reception will be held following interment at the Cottage Grove Bowl, at noon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, the Parkinson’s Society and the Cottage Grove Bowling Club, 740 Row River Rd., Cottage Grove, Ore.

Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel of Cottage Grove.