Robert "Bob" G. Mills
Robert G. "Bob" Mills, 88, resident of Salinas since 1939, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012, after a short illness.
He was born March 12, 1924 in San Francisco, to C.L. Mills and Eleanor George Mills. Bob moved to San Jose and resided there until 1939 when the family moved to Salinas.
Bob retired from PG&E after 38 years of service. He was an avid golfer, tennis player (Central Park and Chamisal Tennis Club). Bob also loved to fish and enjoyed his time at Lake Shasta after retiring.
Bob and his wife, Aldeen, were married October 1, 1945, and just celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary.
Bob is survived by his wife, Aldeen; son, James R. Mills; daughter, Jeri L. Mills Smith and grandson, Ben C. Smith.
Bob was preceded in death by his son, John E. Mills; mother, Eleanor Mills; sister, Lillian Cavasos; father-in-law and mother-in-law, James and Flora Mileham; niece, Judy Mucato; and sister-in-law, Doreen Cass.
The family would like to give special THANKS to Terry Cook and her staff at Windsor Skyline for their care and help with Bob. Also, a huge THANK YOU to Dr. John Clark for his counsel and helping us through this tough time.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 31, 2012, and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 1, 2012, at Struve and Laporte Chapel, 41 W. San Luis St., Salinas, CA 93901.
Graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2012, at Garden of Memories Cemetery, 850 Abbott St., Salinas, CA 93901.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation in Bob's name, or donor's favorite charity.
Funeral arrangements by Struve and Laporte Funeral Home. Online condolences to www.struveandlaporte.com