Mildred Ann Hilligoss

June 23, 1925 ~ March 18, 2022 (age 96)


Mildred Ann Hilligoss (Grandma Millie) passed away March 18, 2022 at Tuscola Health Care Center.  Millie was the daughter of Everette and Kate Kennedy Siddens.  She was born on June23, 1925.  She was 1 of 7 children, with Janie Gleason, the last surviving sibling.  She married James Roscoe Hilligoss (J.R.) on December 14, 1945.  They had three children; Gary (Eugina) Hilligoss, Linda (Roger Sr.) Henning and Georgia Schaffer.  They had eight grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Millie and J.R. wintered in Florida and eventually retired in Fort Pierce, Florida.  After J.R. passed away, Millie moved back to Tolono to be closer to family.  Millie loved to shop, fish, and be around the “little ones”.

Millie will be laid to rest  beside her husband J.R. at Camp Butler Memorial Cemetery in Springfield with a family service at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, March 23, 2022.

A special thanks to Tuscola Health Care Center and Brookstone Estates for their support.

Memorials can be made to Camp Butler Memorial Cemetery, Tuscola Health Care Center of Brookstone Estates, Tuscola.

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