Ben M. Mills

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Ben M. Mills

  • Birth 5 Jun 1873 Illinois, USA
  • Death 20 Jan 1955 Indiana, USA
  • Burial Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 17357017

Kokomo Tribune, Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, Friday, January 21, 1955, page 10. Peru.
Ben McCoy Mills, 81, of 474 E. Third St. died Thursday morning at the local Railway Employees Hospital. He had been ill three years.
Mr. Mills was born June 5, 1873 in Tiskilwa, Ill., a son of John M. and Georgianna (Slygh) Mills. He first married Maude Stinson, who died in 1933. He was then married to Maggie Morris in 1936. She survives.
In 1909 Mr. Mills moved to Peru from Goodland, Kas. He was a retired C & O engineer and was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
Surviving in addition to the wife are eight children, Mrs. Marjorie Blue and Mrs. William Kurz, Peru; Bessie Mills of Chicago; Mrs. Flora Kirtley, Liberty Center, Ind.; Bert and Carl, Peru; Robert of Lansing, Mich., and Richard of Indianapolis; 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Mary Streeter, Barberton, O., and a brother, John M., Tiskilwa, Ill.
The body is at the Eikenberry Funeral Home where friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, from the funeral home with the Rev. Gary Allbritton officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
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Obit/info provided by Find A Grave contributor Paula D.


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  • Created by: Rickey Bellamy
  • Added: 8 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17357017
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ben M. Mills (5 Jun 1873–20 Jan 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17357017, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Rickey Bellamy (contributor 46790113) .