She was born Sept. 11, 1928 in Dudley, Ill., to John and Cora (Galey) Reeley. She graduated from Redmon High School in Illinois in 1946. On July 20, 1947, she married Charles V. Craig. She was a homemaker and babysat in her home for many years.
Mildred was a member of First Baptist Church, Elkhart, Ind., and a former member of Belles & Beaus Square Dance Club, former 4-H leader and Cub Schout Den Mother.
She winterd in Pharr, Texas, for 22 years and faithfully attended church at Tip-O-Texas Resort.
She is survived by her husband: Charles V. Craig, North Manchester, Ind.; three daughters: Charlotte (Peter) Ruch, North Manchester. E. Anne (Rod) Ritenour, North Manchester; and Trish (Alan) Lauer, North Manchester; one brother: Floyd Reeley, Paris, Ill.; seven grandchildren: Troy (Rhonda) Custer, North Manchester; Todd (Heather) Custer, North Manchester; Angela Custer, Nashville, Tenn.; Anthony (Crystal) Ritenour, Louiseville, Kn.; Mike Ritenour, North Manchester; Jason (Heather) Lauer, Huntington, Ind.; and Dawn (Seth) Endsley, Huntington; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers.
Family and friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at McKee Mortuary, 1401 SR 114 W., North Manchester. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at McKee Mortuary, North Manchester. Pastor Kurt Stout will officiate. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Mildred J. Craig, memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46814 or Wabash County Cancer Society, P.O. Box 144, North Manchester, IN 46962