Mildred K Williams

December 28, 1920 ~ February 27, 2019 (age 98)


Mildred Katherine Williams (Millie Kay) passed away on February 27, 2019 at the St. Augustine Home in Indianapolis, IN.

Mildred was born December 28, 1920 in Huntingburg, IN to Louis and Minnie Arnold. On August 20, 1949 she married Leroy Williams.

She was a 1939 graduate of Tell City High School. During WWII, Millie Kay worked as a riveter on the Navy Corsair airplane in Evansville, IN and Long Beach, CA. She also worked at the Tell City Chair Company, the Perry County Clerk’s office, Franklin School Cafeteria and was a dental receptionist for the late Dr. Charles Flanagan for 11 years.

Mildred was a devoted Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother who enjoyed playing bridge, euchre and bingo. She was a very active member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church where she sang in the funeral choir and volunteered. She was a long-time member of the Daughters of Isabella, St. Ann Society and the National Council of Catholic Women. She was a founding member of the Council of Agency.

Mildred is survived by two sons, Steve (Julie) Perrysburg, OH, Dan (Joan) Plainfield, IN; five grandchildren, Scott (Jenn) Granville, OH, Patrick (Katie) Columbus, OH, Sean – Nashville, TN, Cody (Alysha) New York City, Camille – Orlando, FL, great grandchildren – Liliana & Hudson, Granville, OH; as well as, a sister, Alice Wittmer of Tell City, IN.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Leroy; sisters, Rosaline Kluesner, Esther Shank, Dorethea Horlander, Virginia Aldridge, Louise Smith; and brothers, Othmar Arnold, Ray Arnold, Herbert Arnold and Carl Arnold.

Family and friends are invited to a visitation on Friday, March 8, from 4 pm – 8 pm at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home, Tell City, IN. There will be a D of I Service at 6 pm.  Funeral Mass will be held at St. Paul’s Catholic Church at 10 am Saturday, March 9 with burial to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

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