Created on Tuesday, 30 April 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Mildred L. “Millie” Kegg, 88, of Bellefontaine, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Mary Rutan Hospital.
She was born in Bellefontaine on May 24, 1924, to the late Lionel Wayne and Mildred Mitchell Robson.
On Feb. 1, 1943, she married Everett Allen “Bud” Kegg and he preceded her in death in July 1993. She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Harshfield and Wanda Turner; and two grandsons, Rick and Jeffrey Wirick.
Surviving are her children, Gary (Sharon) Kegg of Westerville, Kirk (Sheila) Kegg of Bellefontaine and Melanie (Kayo) Wirick of West Liberty; grandchildren, Ryan Wirick and Shannon, Allison and Heather Kegg; great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Zak, Ciarra, Grant, Blake, Jessica, Kaitlin, Carson, Gabriella and Giovanni; and several nieces and nephews.
Millie worked at Barton Candy Company and Roe’s Dress Shop.
A big Frank Sinatra fan, she loved ballroom dancing and enjoyed going to the Star Dust Ballroom at Indian Lake, where she won several dance contests.
Pastor Bryan Meadows officiates a graveside service at 11 a.m. Thursday in Huntsville Cemetery.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 3797 Summit Glen Drive, Suite G100, Dayton, OH 45449.
Arrangements were handled by Eichholtz Funeral Home, in Bellefontaine, where condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.