Girard – Mary E. Millburg, 95 of Girard, IL passed away surrounded by her loving family Monday, December 8, 2014 at Pleasant Hill Village, Girard, IL
Mary was born October 24, 1919 in Nilwood, IL a daughter of George and Effie (George) Yard. She married Robert “Bob” Millburg July 28, 1941 in Detroit, MI. Mary was a member of St. Patrick’s Church and the Altar and Rosary Society of the church in Girard, IL. She was a cook for the Girard School District for many years. Mary enjoyed bowling in leagues in Raymond and She and her husband Bob danced throughout central Illinois.
Surviving Mary is her husband Bob Millburg of Girard, IL, daughters, Loretta M. (Wayne) Cook and Barbara S. Jones both of Springfield, IL, Sheila R. (David) Beveridge and Mary D. (Joseph) Beveridge both of St. Louis, MO, Theresa M. (Terry) Goby of Raymond, IL and Martha J. Hinds of Ft. Myers, FL, sons, Charles L. (Trudy) Millburg of Punta Gorda, FL and Joseph R. (Dena) Millburg of Raymond, IL, 21 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Preceding Mary in death were her sisters, Lela Kershaw and Myrtle Jones, brothers, Glenn, George, John, Willis, Chancy and Clarence Yard, a granddaughter, Anne Beveridge and a son-in-law, Jay Hinds.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday December 11, 2014 at the Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home, Virden, IL with funeral mass at 10 a.m. Friday December 12, 2014 at St. Patrick’s Church, Girard, IL. Father James Palakudy officiating. Organist will be Marcella Rosiere with soloist granddaughter Amanda Berry. Burial will be in St. Maurice Cemetery Morrisonville, IL. Pallbearers are grandsons Greg Cook, Jason Goby, Pat Ruyle, Jeremy Hinds, Matt and Tyler Millburg, Brian and Aaron Beveridge. Please visit calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com to leave a comment for the family.