Michael J. Mills, 66, of Sheldon passed away on Monday, April 10, 2023 at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. He was born on July 1, 1956 in Youngstown, Ohio, a son of David and Muriel (Hernan) Mills. They preceded him in death along with one brother-in-law, Ron Martin.
Mike married Sherrill Frey in East Peoria on November 15, 1974 and she survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Christina (Leon) Batchelor of Morocco, Indiana; one son, Jason (Jessica) Mills of Paxton; three sisters, Jeanie Martin of Hopedale, Barb (John) Hopkins of Miner, and Nancy Wilson of Pekin; two brothers, David Mills of Warren, Ohio and Terry (Emily) Mills of Freeborn, Minnesota; six grandchildren, Ashton, Christopher, Shealyn, Payton, Paisley, and Maren; one great-grandson, Gavin.
Mike proudly served in the United States Army, where he was a former sergeant. He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Youngstown, Ohio.
A Celebration of Life at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at the Kentland Depot (First Street, Kentland, Indiana 47951) with Joe Hughes officiating. Visitation will be held two hours prior beginning at 9:00 a.m. also at the Kentland Depot.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.
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