Thursday, October 6th, 2011
Mildred M. "Millie" Heckler, 81, Celina, died at 1:45 p.m. Oct. 5, 2011, at Butler Warren County Hospice, Franklin.
She was born Feb. 20, 1930, in Chickasaw to Joseph and Caroline Heitkamp Eyink. On Feb. 20, 1960, she married Earl "Tiny" Heckler, who died Nov. 6, 1998.
Survivors are a daughter, Shirley (Kevin) Braden, Hamilton; two brothers, Elmer (Marie) Eyink, Coldwater, and Victor (Marlene) Eyink, Coldwater; three sisters, Marie Eyink, Cincinnati, Virginia (Michael) Burd, Cincinnati, and Alvina Fox, Columbus; and a granddaughter.
Deceased is a brother, John Eyink; and a sister, Rita Buening.
She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, and its Altar Rosary Sodality. She retired in 1967 from the former Huffy Bicycle Corp., Celina.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Ken Alt officiating. Burial is at St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina.
Contributions may be made to the IC Endowment Fund.
Condolences may be left at LDHfuneralhome.com.