Sarah Bell Hanson, 91, of Milan, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at her home.
Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church, 18121 134th Ave. W, Taylor Ridge. Visitation will be an hour prior to service time at the church. Interment will be at Zion Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be made in care of the family. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan, is assisting the family.
Sarah was born March 27, 1921, in Centerville, Iowa, a daughter of William and Grace Stargel Wakefield. She married Floyd Mikles in Iowa in 1937. He preceded her in death.
Sarah retired from Regal 8 Motel, Moline, in the early 80's, and prior to that she had worked as a cook for the Italian Village, Moline.
Sarah was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, Taylor Ridge, and enjoyed quilting, crocheting and word search puzzles.
Survivors include her children, Fairy Mae Fontenoy, New Boston, Katherine Schuling, Wisconsin, Floyd Curtis Mikles, Waukegan, Ill., Charles Mikles, Wisconsin, and William Fredrick Mikles, Wisconsin; 15 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; 28 great-great-grandchildren; special great-granddaughter, Heather Pepper Williamson, Milan; brothers, Clarence Wakefield, Davenport, and Everett Wakefield, Rock Island; and sister, Ruth Benz, Centerville, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Roberta Ann Mikles; three brothers; four sisters; and a grandson, Richard R. "Butch" Pepper.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com