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Elizabeth (McMillan) Ringer

February 21, 1924 ~ March 2, 2019 (age 95)

Devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, age 95, passed away in peace at her home in Wayzata, surrounded by her family on March 2, 2019. Her husband of over 60 years, Walter, predeceased her. Elizabeth is survived by her children, Walter III “Joe" (Jane), John (Middie), Elizabeth “Lisa", and Katherine “Kayte". Elizabeth has eight grandchildren, two step grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and seven step great grandchildren. She was preceded in death, in addition to her husband, by her parents Howard and Mabel McMillan and her brothers, Langdon and Howard McMillan. Elizabeth graduated from Westover School in Connecticut and attended Northrup School in Minneapolis. Elizabeth worked in the OSS during World War II and served on the boards of Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Colonial Dames, active in the Minneapolis Junior League and other organizations. The family is appreciative of the loyalty and caring support from so many for Elizabeth during her recent years and over her happy long and generous life. A celebration of life for Elizabeth will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at St. Martins by-the- Lake Episcopal Church (2801 Westwood Road in Minnetonka Beach, MN) followed by a reception at the Lafayette Club. Memorial gifts may be directed to Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minnesota Historical Society, or donor’s choice.

Donations may be made to:

Abbott Northwestern Hospital,

Minnesota Historical Society

Donor's Choice

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