Jeanne W. Mills

February 28, 1921 ~ June 24, 2020 (age 99)


Jeanne W. Mills, 99, of LaFontaine, passed away at 8:10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Wellbrooke of Wabash.  She was born on February 28, 1921, in Cass County, Indiana, to the late George F. and Myrtle Ann (Callender) Hopkins.

Jeanne was a 1939 graduate of Twelve Mile High School.  She married Robert W. Mills on June 29, 1941; he passed away on May 12, 2010.  Jeanne was the Librarian at White's Institute from 1967 to 1985.  She was a member of LaFontaine Christian Church. 

Jeanne is survived by a son, Robert Steven (Joann) Mills  of St. Louis, Missouri; two daughters, Cathy Jo Preston of Wabash and Julie (Rick) Bruggeman of Warsaw; six grandchildren, Robb (Carmen) Mills, Ame (Jim) Dittman, William Matthew (Laura) Preston, David (Katie) Preston, Amanda Bruggeman and Daniel Bruggeman; eleven great-grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by four brothers and five sisters. 

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at LaFontaine Christian Church, 202 Bruner Pike, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940, with Pastor Brad Wright officiating.  Burial will follow at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 29, 2020 at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana.

Preferred memorials are to LaFontaine Christian Church, 202 Bruner Pike LaFontaine, Indiana 46940.

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June 29, 2020

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
104 South Main Street
LaFontaine, IN 46940

Funeral Service
June 30, 2020

10:00 AM
LaFontaine Christian Church (Indiana)

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