Mildred E. Perry

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1/4/2013 12:00:00

Willard OH 44890 1/4/2014 11:00:00

Mildred E. Perry, age 93, of Willard, Ohio passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at The Willows of Willard. She was born May 20, 1920 in Norwalk, Ohio to the late Jacob and Louisa (Schaffer) Roth. She was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard and Past President of the Rosary Altar Society. She love to play cards, camping, hunting for mushrooms, playing bingo and most of all cooking for her family, especially at the holidays.
She is survived by her children, Barbara (Ron) Buss of Harrisonburg, VA, Bev (Ben) Wheeler of Willard, OH, Donald (Janos) Perry of Willard, OH, Pat (Lon) Arnold of Livonia, MI, Mary (Matt) Gottfried of Willard, OH, Sara (Roger) Menchofer of Athens, OH, Sharon (Jeff) Ketcham of Norwalk, OH, Lauri Wade of Shelby, OH, Craig (Cathy) Perry of Rome, PA, Steve (Julie) Perry of Monroeville, OH, Bobbi (Chris) Mahl, Willard, OH and Tom (April) Perry of Murfreesboro, TN; 35 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister Mary Von Thron of New Jersey; sister-in-law Maggie Roth of Norwalk, OH and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Earl E. Perry; her parents Jacob and Louisa (Schaffer) Roth, grandson Jacob Menchofer; granddaughter Laura Arnold; 2 great-granddaughters Jayden Wheeler and Erica Buss; five sisters Elizabeth Berry, Aggie Foos, Margaret Yarmoluk, Gertrude Rupp and Sister Gwendolyn; and three brothers David Roth, Frankie Roth and Eddie Roth.
There will be a memorial funeral mass on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard, Ohio, with Fr. Eric Culler officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Stein Hospice of Sandusky, Ohio or the Sisters of Notre Dame, 3837 Secor Road, Toledo, OH 43623. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Butch Snook - Jan 9, 2014

Bev and Barb and your families…
Our sincere condolences to you with the loss of your Mom. I can still remmeber when you all lived on Kautz street around the corner from us on Woodbine. We sure did have a great time growing up in that area. I remember your Mom as well and your Dad. Lots of good times in Willard and it`s always hard to here about the loss of some one you knew so well.
Our best to you all….Butch and Diana Snook

Barb Eitle Elwood - Jan 8, 2014

Dear Perry Family,
I was sorry to hear of your loss. I have fond memories of both your mom and dad over the years. My deepest sympathies.

Brian Bevier - Jan 8, 2014

Craig, Bobbi, Sharon and the rest of your brothers, sisters and your families. Really sorry to read of your mom’s passing. Just knowing that she is in no more pain and is reunited with your dad along with knowing you will see her again, is very powerful and reassuring. Celebrate her life, as she was one of the best to have walked the earth! God Bless!

Doug & Jody Baker - Jan 7, 2014

The Perry Family, We are so sorry for your loss! Millie was a wonderful wife, mother and friend to many! My grandmother loved the time she spent with Millie, at the many bingo games they attended over the years!
God Bless Millie and the Perry family!
Doug & Jody Baker

Maryand Lenny Branham - Jan 5, 2014

To the Perry family, So sorry for the loss of your mom and grandma. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

Ronnie and D'Aunn Sallee - Jan 5, 2014

“What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose. All that we loved deeply becomes part of us”…. Helen Keller………

Carmen Castro - Jan 5, 2014

To Mary & the Perry family: So sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother, she was a great lady that will truly be missed by many. Thoughts and prayers to all. May God Bless!

Gail - Jan 3, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you Don and Jan. God Bless

Jackie Felter - Jan 3, 2014

Don and Jan,
So sorry to read about the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. Jackie Felter

The Ganni Family - Jan 3, 2014

To the Perry Family, Sorry for the loss of your Mother and Grandmother. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
God Bless,
Marsha Ganni, Ashley Wenninger & Ethan
Jim and Elaine Ganni

Donna Myers & Family - Jan 3, 2014

Wishing you Peace in your heart and Courage to face the days ahead and Love to keep the memories alive in your hearts. Your mother was a special lady and she will be missed by many.

Margaret Drury - Jan 3, 2014

Dear Perry Family, On behalf of the Drury family, I wish to express our condolences to all of you. Both your parents were always so active in the community. They raised a beautiful family. Your mom will be greatly missed. May our good Lord FILL each of you with His peace. With love and prayers, Margaret Drury

Ken and Donna Hay - Jan 3, 2014

To the Perry family, we are so sorry for your loss of Millie. She was such a wonderful lady. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Minny Clark - Jan 3, 2014

So sorry to hear of Millys passing. I’ve only known her since I got substituted into her pinochle club, but always enjoyed her and playing cards with her and hearing about your big family get togethers, she said they were easy because you all helped so much, she was so proud of you all……..we will miss her at pinochle, she livened us, Minny

Pat Sullivan - Jan 3, 2014

My prayers and sincere condolances go out to the entire Perry family. Millie was such a sweet woman and she will be sorely missed. You have our sympathy at this time.
Pat Sullivan and daughters

Bev Ganni - Jan 3, 2014

I just heard of your loss and am so sorry. your mom was a great lady and full of fun. All of you are in my prayers. My heart goes out to each of you. God Bless

Denny Draime - Jan 2, 2014

Dear Perry Family: I’m sorry for your loss of your neat Mom. She left an outstanding legacy to say the least. May you allow God’s closeness to guide you in your grieving process. Romans 8; 38-39. Love in Jesus, Denny Draime, Summerville S. C.

Jackie Eckstein - Jan 2, 2014

To Millie’s Family …. I am so sorry to see such a wonderful lady leave us here on earth. Millie touched so many lives and raised a wonderful family. She was a true blessing to all that knew her. Rest in peace Millie. The heaven’s will surely be singing in joyful celebration upon your arrival in heaven. My love to all. – Jackie

Josh, Paul & Pam King - Jan 2, 2014

To the Perry Family: Josh, Paul and I are so sorry to hear of the loss of such a wonderful woman. She and Earl were such fantastic role models for Josh when she cared for him and we thank you so much for allowing him to be a part of your family during that time. Josh loved her so much that he still considers her his “grandma of the heart”. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. Love, Paul, Pam and Josh King

Rita (Reed) Faidley - Jan 2, 2014

To all of Mildred’s family and friends, I want to extend my deepest sympathy at this time to each one of you. She was a beautiful person, inside and out. She was a loving, caring lady and will be missed by everyone, who knew her. God bless and be with each one of her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren..She’ll be in your hearts forever. Rest in Peace Mildred.

Jeremy and Krista Sowers - Jan 2, 2014

We are so very sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady and raised a wonderful family! She will always be with you and will continue to guide you. Sending you all strength, courage, and love throughout this next chapter in your lives.
Jeremy, Krista, Jerett, and Kalli

Aggie Schaffer - Jan 2, 2014

To the Perry family: I’m so sorry for your loss. Your mother was a wonderful woman, after all she raised 10 wonderful children. She was one of the originals at the park (LeMar). She certainly will be missed. I regret the fact that I can not be there for you on Saturday but you will be in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Aggie

Craig and Patti Cok & family - Jan 2, 2014

Our deepest sympathy to all of the Perry family in this time of great loss. May God be with each and everyone of you during this sorrowful time. Treasure all the fond memories of your mom and know that She is holding onto you dad’s hand and smiling down on all of you. She will be there to watch over all of you. Our prayers for all of you.

Wendy Ayres Daniel - Jan 2, 2014

So sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom – keeping the Perry family in my thoughts and prayers.