Mildred E. "Milly" (Young) McGee, 90, of Lafayette, passed away at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014 at St. Mary Healthcare Center.
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Milly was born Feb. 4, 1924, the daughter of the late Edward and Gayna (Klatt) Young. She was a graduate of Monon High School. Her marriage was to Walter McGee on Dec. 24, 1944 in Monon and he preceded her in death on Jan. 27, 2003.
Milly worked as a sales clerk for 16 years at the former Cloth World in Lafayette. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church where she was involved in the Sewing Guild of the church making blankets for the daycare center at Grace United Methodist Church and a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Milly enjoyed sewing, crafts, vegetable and flower gardening, and spending time with her family and friends.
Milly is survived by one daughter, Janice Odom and her husband Mick of Rensselaer; one son, Douglas McGee and his wife Deborah of Lafayette; three grandchildren, Kelly Wright (husband, Greg), Brandon McGee (wife, Angela) and Ryan McGee (wife, Liz); and seven great-grandchildren, Joziel, Noel "A.Jay," Arianna, Taylor, Hunter, Bryson, and Halle.
Milly was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Visitation one hour prior to the service at noon Wednesday (EST), July 9, in Grace United Methodist Church, 615 N. 22nd Street, with Pastor Larry Johnson officiating. Entombment to follow at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church.
Hippensteel Funeral Home has been entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com
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Published in the Rensselaer Republican on July 8, 2014