Mildred Ione “Millie” Mendenhall, 92, Warsaw, formerly of Wabash County, died at 1:03 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Paddock Springs in Warsaw. She was born Sept. 24, 1928, in Miami County, to Melvin and Golda V. (Binkerd) Coldren.
Millie married Dorwin “Buck” Mendenhall on Aug. 10, 1946; he died Dec. 15, 1988. She worked at the Wabash County Sheriffs Office, Beauchamp-McSpadden Insurance Office in North Manchester, the ASCS Office and Production Credit. She was a lifetime member of the Warsaw VFW. Millie enjoyed crocheting and enjoyed walking.
She is survived by two children: Bryan C. (Joyce) Mendenhall of Claypool; and Marcia L. Parson of Marion; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; brother, Weldon Coldren of Wabash, and her sister, Lois McKenna of Vallejo, Calif. She was also preceded in death by her parents, son, Rodney Mendenhall who died April 13, 2020, and two brothers, Donald and Kenneth Coldren.
There will be no services. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash at a later date. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.
Preferred memorial is Shop With A Cop.