Mildred (Millie) Martinka 89, passed away peacefully on June 29, 2018

Mildred (Millie) Martinka 89, passed away peacefully at 7:30 a.m., on June 29, 2018. A celebration of life service was held at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Branson, Missouri, on Monday, July 2. Burial service will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, at a later date. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Special thanks to Cox Hospital in Branson, Father Dave Hulshof and the kindness of friends and neighbors. To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit

She was an incredibly kind and loving woman with a heart of gold who cared deeply for her family and loved ones.

Mildred is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Emil Martinka. She is lovingly remembered by son: Bill and his wife, Jenny Martinka (Hollister, Mo.); daughter: Jeanette and her husband, Bob Bonstrom (Orlando, Fla.); grandchildren: Erin and her husband, Chad Bertrand (Sleepy Eye, Minn); Holly and her husband, Jay (Denver, Colo.; great-grandchildren: Chelsey and Justin Bertrand (Sleepy Eye, Minn.); two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Charles and wife Lucy Moldaschel (Sleepy Eye, Minn.); and brother, William Moldaschel (Boise, Idaho). She was preceded in death by her mother, Rose; father, William Moldaschel; and great-granddaughter, Amanda Bertrand.