Mildred E. “Millie” (Chipman) Shafer, 69, of Canton, IL, formerly of rural Lewistown, lost her courageous battle to breast cancer on June 2, 2017 at 7:50 P.M. at Graham Hospital extended care.
Millie was born on October 1, 1947 in Canton, IL to Ray and Doris (Means) Chipman. She is survived by her son, Michael S. (Missy) Wilkinson of Lewistown, IL, and her daughter, Kelly L. (Darrell) Patraw of Dunfermline, IL; two granddaughters, Whitney Wilkinson and Karly Patraw, and one sister, Laura (Jim) Hardy. Millie was especially blessed with her loving friend and companion Alvin “Cat” Bartlett of St. David, IL, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Millie loved her pets which included horses to trail ride and her cat “Tom”. She will be remembered by those who knew her closely by the same infectious laugh as her father.
Cremation rites have been accorded by Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL and, as per her wishes there will be no visitation or services. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Lewistown, 101 N. Main St., Lewistown, IL 61542 or The American Cancer Society. To make online condolences you may visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com