Friday, April 12th, 2019
Hazel A. McMillen, 90, of Paulding, Ohio and former longtime resident of Willshire, Ohio, passed away early Thursday morning April 11, 2019 at Country Inn Enhanced Living.
She was born on January 25, 1929 in Van Wert County, Ohio the daughter of the late Floyd Strickler and the late Nellie (Stetler) Strickler. She married Deane McMillen on November 20, 1947 and he preceded her in death on April 7, 2013.
She had previously attended Praise Point Church in Willshire, Ohio. Hazel was a homemaker. She was a great cook and loved growing flowers. She enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs and IU Basketball.
Survivors include four sons, Terry (Beckie) McMillen of Rockford, OH, Tim McMillen of Willshire, OH, Mick (Julie) McMillen of Convoy, OH, and Tony (Kelly) McMillen of Fort Wayne, IN; daughter, Teresa Bishoff of Pleasant Mills, IN; sister, Adeline Lough of Decatur, IN; seven grandchildren, Betsy Schoenleben; Kelly Sipe; Andy McMillen; Courtnee McMillen; Lindy Bilimek; Stephanie Bilimek; & Megan McMillen and thirteen great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Lester, Harold & Floyd Strickler and three sisters, Irene Hoverman, Lois Funk, and Rosella Sovine.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2019 at the Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur. Interment will follow in the Willshire Cemetery in Willshire, Ohio.
Friends will be received from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur.