News Death Notice

WIGGLESWORTH, Mildred 96, formerly of Springfield, passed away peacefully on December 29, 2012 in Naples, Florida. Mildred was born on December 17, 1916, in Edinburg, Illinois, the daughter of the late Given and Pearl (Tufts) Miller. Mildred is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Charles Leach of Naples; granddaughters, Terri and Karen; great-grandsons, Justin of Naples and Michael of Springfield; sister and brother-in-law, Anna and George Magnin of Marshfield, Wisconsin; special nephew, Robert and Norma Wigglesworth of Fort Pierce, Florida and numerous other nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Millard Wigglesworth in 1978; and brothers, Lewis, Harold and Robert "Bud" Wigglesworth. Mildred loved her family and truly enjoyed her time living in Naples. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed. A celebration of Mildred's life will be held on Saturday. January 4, 2013 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior at JACKSON LYTLE & LEWIS FUNERAL HOME-Springfield. Pastor Walter Mock officiating. Burial to follow at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be expressed to the family at


Published in Springfield News-Sun on Jan. 3, 2013