Mildred Elaine (Schulz) Miller, 99, of Peculiar, MO, passed away February 11, 2020.
Mildred was born on September 10, 1920 to William and Jeanetta Schulz, in Harrisonville, Missouri. She attended grammar school in West Union, Missouri and graduated from High School in 1937 in Cleveland, Missouri at the top of her class. She loved participating in sports and in later years continued to enjoy watching Tennis and KU Basketball. She never missed watching the Kansas City Royals.
She married David Miller on November 12, 1938. They spent 60 years on a farm south of Peculiar in Rock Ford Community. They were members of the Peculiar United Methodist Church, where they attended regularly.
Mildred enjoyed doing for her family and especially her eight great-grandchildren. Through the years she enjoyed collecting and refinishing antiques, piecing more than 20 quilts by hand, and making wool rugs. She was always up for a good card game, whether it was with the two bridge clubs that she was a member of for many years or Crazy Eights with her grandkids!
Mildred was employed by Cass County Bank in Peculiar for 13 years. After retiring she enjoyed traveling extensively. Her favorite trips included Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, the Passion Play in Germany, The Matterhorn in Switzerland and Niagra Falls, NY.
She will be remembered most for her love of the outdoors; tending to her large gardens and beautiful flower beds, fishing in their pond, raising chickens, canning and preserving green beans, tomatoes, corn, fruit and many other vegetables. She was an amazing cook that had a flare for bringing loved ones together to celebrate many holidays.
Mildred was preceded in death by her mother, father, beloved husband, David, and brother, Robert Schulz. She is survived by two sons, Glen (Claremore, OK) and Jerry (Peculiar, MO). She is also survived by four grandchildren, Kevin, Carol, Trisha and Melinda; eight great-grandchildren; her brother, William Schulz, Nevada, MO and several nieces and nephews.
Her family would like to thank Foxwood Springs, Harbor Hospice, and Crossroads Hospice for the loving care they provided.
The family received friends Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri. Private family burial in West Union Cemetery, Cleveland, MO.
Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund, First Baptist Church of Peculiar, Missouri.