Sept. 24, 1921 - March 5, 2014
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SOUTH BEND - Former South Bend resident Mildred C. Hay, 92, of New Carlisle, died at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2014, in Miller's Merry Manor, New Carlisle. Mrs. Hay was born September 24, 1921, in South Bend, to the late Alice (Scherpereel) and Henry L. Milliken, and was a lifetime area resident. On May 17, 1941, in South Bend, as Mildred Milliken, she married Howard N. Hay, who preceded her in death in 1981. She was also preceded in death by a son, Ralph Hay in 2007, and a brother, Marvin Milliken. She is survived by her sons, Bill Hay (Teresa) of Natchez, MS, and Gary Hay (Shelley) of New Carlisle; five grandchildren, Carter Hay, Ashley Hay, Megan Hay, Kelsey Hay and Jessica Bamber; three great-grandchildren; her sister, Joan DeBaets of South Bend; and a brother, Daniel Milliken (Martha) of South Bend. Mildred was a contract bus driver for the South Bend Community School Corporation. She was a lifetime member of Lydick United Methodist Church and a well-known mainstay in the Lydick community. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 8th, in Lydick United Methodist Church. Committal services and burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, South Bend. The family will receive friends from 3 until 7 p.m. Friday, March 7th, in the Welsheimer Family Funeral Home, 521 N. William St. Memorial contributions may be made to Lydick United Methodist Church, 26510 Edison Rd., South Bend, IN 46628. Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at www.welsheimers.com.
Welsheimer Funeral Home
521 North William Street South Bend, IN 46616
Published in South Bend Tribune on Mar. 6, 2014