Created on Wednesday, 02 October 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Mildred J. Stratton, 83, of Bellefontaine, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at her residence.
She was born in Bellefontaine on Feb. 22, 1930, to the late Oscar L. and Gaynelle Young Albert.
On Sept. 4, 1948, she married Herbert A. “Cork” Stratton in Bellefontaine and he preceded her in death July 23, 1996. She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Lynn, in 1951; and a brother, Richard Albert.
Surviving are her children, Darlene Lee (Edgar) Hinton of Hilliard and Monte (Esperanza Shoe) Stratton and Tony (Angela) Stratton, both of Bellefontaine; six grandchildren, Sarah (Greg) Rokoff, Adam Hinton, Kane and Kirk Stratton, Jason Stratton and Heather (Josh Deans) Stratton; great-grandchildren, Rachel and Connor; her sisters, Phyllis Rash of West Liberty and Nancy (Don) Mobley of Bellefontaine; a sister-in-law, Maxine Albert of Bellefontaine; and many nieces and nephews.
Mildred retired in 1989 from Unemployment/Job and Family Services. She formerly worked at Logan County Bank and Detroit Aluminum and Brass.
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Bellefontaine, and worked as a volunteer for the Mary Rutan Hospital Guild. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where Pastor Jeffory Willetts officiates a funeral at 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial is in the Middleburg Cemetery.
Family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the charities for the donors’ choices.
Express condolences at www.edsfh.com