Mildred J. Stratton, 83, of Bellefontaine, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at her residence.
She was born on February 22, 1930 in Bellefontaine to the late Oscar L. and Gaynelle (Young) Albert.
On September 4, 1948 she married Herbert A. “Cork” Stratton in Bellefontaine and he preceded her in death on July 23, 1996. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Lynn in 1951 and a brother, Richard Albert.
Surviving are her children, Darlene Lee (Edgar) Hinton of Hilliard, Monte (Esperanza Shoe) Stratton and Tony (Angela) Stratton, both of Bellefontaine, six grandchildren, Sarah (Greg) Rokoff, Adam Hinton, Kane and Kirk Stratton, Jason Stratton, and Heather (Josh Deans) Stratton; great grandchildren, Rachel and Connor; her sisters, Phyllis Rash of West Liberty and Nancy (Don) Mobley of Bellefontaine; a sister-in-law, Maxine Albert of Bellefontaine; and many nieces and nephews.
Mildred retired in 1989 from Unemployment/Job and Family Services. She formerly worked at Logan County Bank and Detroit Aluminum and Brass (D.A.B.).
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Bellefontaine and worked as a volunteer for the Mary Rutan Hospital Guild. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, October 4, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine where Pastor Jeffory Willetts will officiate an 11:00 a.m. funeral service on Saturday, October 5, 2013. Burial will be in the Middleburg Cemetery.
Family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the charities of the donors’ choice.
Express condolences at www.edsfh.com.