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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Obituary: Mildred A. ‘Millie’ Boone

  • Mildred A. “Millie” Boone, 84, of McPherson, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Hospice House, Hutchinson.
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  • Mildred A. “Millie” Boone, 84, of McPherson, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Hospice House, Hutchinson.
    She was a retired school teacher, teaching for 24 years with 19 of those being in McPherson. She taught sixth grade at Park School for 16 years and fourth grade at Roosevelt for three years. She also was a clerk and bookkeeper for five years at Fitzgerald Grocery in Hutchinson and three years as a secretary at Mills & Mills Attorneys.
    Millie was born on April 30, 1928, in Iuka, the daughter of G. Ray and Minnie Arleen (Roley) Phillipi. She graduated from Central Academy in 1944, Central College in 1946, and Greenville College (B.A.) in 1949. On June 4, 1953, she was united in marriage to George W. Boone at West Bethany Church in Wichita County. He preceded her in death on April 4, 2004.
    She was a member of the McPherson Free Methodist Church, McPherson Association of Retired School Personnel, and Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel.
    Survivors include: son, Michael Boone and wife, Kathy, of Shawnee; two daughters, Karla Rostine and husband, Ed, of McPherson, and Janette Edwards and husband, Randy, of McPherson; six grandchildren, Melanie (Boone) Hooten and husband, Jason, Kyle Boone and wife, Angie, Kimberly (Edwards) Erin and husband, James, Eric Rostine and wife, Audra, Jennifer (Edwards) Alejandre and husband, Joel, and Carolyn Rostine; and seven great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
    A memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 9, at the McPherson Free Methodist Church, with Rev. Deborah Somerville and Rev. Tom Griffith officiating. Inurnment of the cremains will take place prior to the memorial service at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday in McPherson Cemetery. There will be no visitation.
    In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to The Cedars in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockhamfamily.com.
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