In Memory of




Obituary for Ilse McMillan (Neff)


Ilse McMillan, 82, of Mitchell, passed away surrounded by family on Friday, June 9, 2023 at the Stratford Rotary Hospice. Beloved wife of the late Josef Grau (1992) and Jim McMillan (2020). Loving mother of Mike Grau (Cynthia), Winfried Grau (Susan), Monika Grau (Bob Calwell). Second mother of Marie Davis (Harold), James McMillan (Bertha). Cherished grandmother of Jasper, Morgan, Cassidy, Hudson, Cooper Grau, Jordan Connell, Ben McMillan (Natalie), Katie Reid (Kris), Brent Davis (Nicole), Keesha Davis (Matthew).

Predeceased by her parents George and Appolonia Neff.

She was a woman who was unfailingly optimistic. She loved and accepted everyone and made the lives of all those near her better. She will be deeply missed by all the lives that she touched.

Friends will be received at the Lockhart Funeral Home, 109 Montreal St., Mitchell on Sunday, June 11, 2023 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, Mitchell, on Monday, June 12, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. Interment in St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Cemetery. A reception will follow at the Lockhart Reception Centre. In lieu of flowers donations to the Stratford Rotary Hospice would be appreciated and may be made at