Mulkeytown-Mildred Wisnewski, 90, passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Herrin Rehab and Nursing Center.
Mildred was born on November 3, 1925 in Benton to Wathie and Loney (Mocaby) Bennett. She married Stanley Wisnewski. He preceded her in death on July 18, 1976.
Mildred volunteered at Shawnee Village and the VA Hospital. She attended Benton Church of God and was known as the “Bread Fairy”. Mildred enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Son-Jerry and Valerie Wisnewski of Mulkeytown
Daughter-Jane Sigo of Marion
Sharon Reichert of Marion
Myrl Connor of Sesser
Yvonda Drew of Cairo
Donnie and Diane Bennett of Sesser
Dale Bennett of Ringo, GA
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers and one sister.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1pm at Masonic & Oddfellows Cemetery in Benton with Rev. Ernie Clifford officiating. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery. Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.
For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made Hospice of Southern Illinois. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Blue Funeral Home; 1704 N. Court Street; Marion, IL 62959. For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.bluefuneralhome.com