Greensburg Daily News
Mildred F. (Hilbert) Chaille, 98, of Muncie, formerly of Westport, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Woodlands Nursing Home, Muncie.
She was born June 24, 1914 in Letts, the daughter of J. Walter and Ethel (Baker) Hilbert.
She lived in Jennings County most of her life. She and her husband Maurice lived and worked together on their farm in Sandcreek Township in Jennings County, from 1937 through 2006.
She moved to Westport in January 2006 and then Muncie in December 2006.
She was a 1931 graduate of Zenas High School. In her earlier adult years, she was an active member in the Pleasant View EUB Church as a Sunday School Teacher and song leader.
In later years, she attended Westport Wesleyan Church.
She enjoyed quilting and reading.
She married Maurice C. Chaille in Vernon, Dec. 16, 1934. He preceded her in death Nov. 30, 2006.
Survivors include her son, John C. (Barbara) Chaille of Yorktown; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Alice Chaille; sons, David William and Paul Richard Chaille; daughter-in-law, Barbara Jean Chaille; sisters, Bernice Ruggles and Edith Rayburn.
Funeral services begin at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home, Rev. Glenn D. Black officiating.
Burial follows at Westport Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1:30 until time of service at 3 p.m. Thursday.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Heifer International.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com.