Milda Dahl McQuillan

Above: McQuillan, circa 1975


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 17, 1975 from Ponsford, Minnesota
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 23, 1903
  • Age: 71 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'3, 130 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Light brown hair, blue eyes. McQuillan's nickname is Millie. She wears plastic-framed eyeglasses.
  • 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.
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    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
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Becker County Sheriff's Office


    Source Information
    The Fergus Falls Daily Journal


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 10, 2016; details of disappearance updated.

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