Milda Dahl McQuillan

Above: McQuillan, circa 1975

  • Missing Since 06/17/1975
  • Missing From Ponsford, Minnesota
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth 12/23/1903 (114)
  • Height and Weight 5'3, 130 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A blue and white striped shirt, a blue jacket, blue slacks and a gold wedding ring with an oval setting and filigree around the stones.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female. Light brown hair, blue eyes. McQuillan's nickname is Millie. She wears plastic-framed eyeglasses.

Details of Disappearance

McQuillan was last seen driving her pea-green two-door 1968 Dodge south on East Bad Medicine Lake Road near Ponsford, Minnesota on June 17, 1975. She has never been heard from again. Her car was later found abandoned, stuck in the mud on an unused logging road approximately one hundred feet off east Bad Medicine Lake Road, 35 miles west of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. Authorities searched the area, which is described as heavily wooded and swampy, and found McQuillan's belt and scarf nearby; there was no other sign of her. Her case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • Becker County Sheriff's Office 218-847-2661

Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated March 10, 2016; details of disappearance updated.