Cutler Mikkelson, 84, of Story, Wy, passed away Sunday, August 5, 2012, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Cutler was born March 24, 1928, to Ole and Virginia (Olson) Mikkelson. He was raised in Garretson and Sioux Falls, SD. He served in the Army and was a businessman for most of his life. He married Marlys LaVonne Saunders in 1949 and they had four children. Cutler enjoyed reading, working in his yard and playing the trumpet and loved big band music. He owned Cutler’s Drive Inn in the fifties-That was the place to go!!!
Cutler was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, son, Lance Olaf Mikkelson, a grandson, Edwin Alexander "Alex" Love and his sister, Connie Reid. He is survived by his daughter, Chon Love, Rapid City, SD; son Kerry (Clella) Mikkelson of Sheridan and daughter, Nancy Pilch of Sheridan; and sister, Gayle Mulkey, Sioux Falls, SD. He is also survived by three grandchildren; Elizabeth (Betsy) Love, Kristian Amos and Amy (Joe) Bales.
Cremation has taken place and services will be held in Sioux Falls, SD. Please contact Miller Funeral Home for the time and place of services at 605-336-2640.
On line condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the local arrangements.