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Mildred Lois (Engle) Cushman

September 10, 1918 ~ February 24, 2018 (age 99)

Mildred “Millie” Lois (Engle) Cushman, age 99, of Zanesfield, Ohio passed away at 10:55 A.M. Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Middleton Senior Living in Granville, Ohio.

She was born in Logan County Ohio September 10, 1918, to the late William Bennett and Carrie Esther (Evilsizor) Engle. 

On September 14, 1947, she married Warren Scott Cushman and he preceded her in death November 25, 1980. Millie was also preceded in death by many siblings. 

Millie is survived by her son, Byron Cushman of Granville, Ohio; daughters, Barbara (David) Stout of Newark, Ohio and L. Patricia (Bruce) Simmons of Sharon Center, Ohio; grandchildren, Aimee (Bryan) Bell of Loveland, Ohio, Susan (Brad) Riley of Newark, Ohio, Tim (Jamie) Stout of Granville, Ohio, Jennifer (Jonathan) Rodriguez of Kettering, Ohio and Frank Simmons of Sharon Center, Ohio; great grandchildren, Katie, Jack, Grady, and Avery Bell, Abby, Ella, and Leah Riley, Maddox, Marek, and Mackson Stout, Kylan and Kensington Rodriguez and many nieces and nephews.

Millie was a retired piano and organ teacher. She also taught ceramics, was a bookkeeper for the Zanesfield Rod and Gun Club and Treasurer of the Board for the Dr. Sloan Memorial Library. She was  given the outstanding service plaque for her lifetime work with the Zanesfield Rod & Gun Club. Millie was the 2014 Citizen of the Year at the Logan Hills Festival in Zanesfield.  She was the founding piano and organist of the Zanesfield Community Chapel, a Member of the Republican National Committee of Zanesfield, and the Worthwhile Club in Zanesfield.  Millie enjoyed artistic crafts, rug hooking, oil painting and singing. She was a recycler before people began recycling. Millie was an avid birdwatcher, fisherwoman, and camper. She loved roses and cultivated many types.  She was Zanesfield’s Girl Scout leader, piano and organ teacher, ceramics teacher and friend. Millie was loved by all she met especially in Zanesfield, Ohio.   

Visitation will be held Friday, March 2, 2018 from 4 to 7 P.M. at the Zanesfield Community Chapel in Zanesfield. 

Pastor Keith Matthews will officiate a Celebration of Life service at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the Zanesfield Community Chapel.

Burial will follow the celebration service at the Zanesfield Cemetery. 

Millie loved bright colors. It was her request, that only bright colors be worn to her services. 

The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine. 

Donations may be made to:

Zanesfield Community Chapel
4754 Co. Rd. 10, Zanesfield OH 43360

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