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Mildred Millie Sullivan Obituary


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“Dear Sulllivan family, I was so sad to hear of your mom's passing. I will always picture Mil with her lovely smile, warm eyes and musical laugh....Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Jeanie Cerne Schmidt - Fairway, KS

“Aunt Mildred - a remarkable and beautiful woman, who has truly left her mark on this world. Her legacy will live on through her wonderful family and...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Patti Gobetz - Villa Park, IL

“The world has lost a Great Lady, wonderful Mother and a good Friend, but heaven has gained an Angel. All my thought and prayers are with her great...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Margaret Napientek - Bartlett, IL


Mildred "Millie" Sullivan, 89, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 4:20 A.M. Wednesday November 28, 2012 at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center in Hoopeston. She was born October 28, 1923 in Cherokee, KS, the daughter of Ignac and Mary (Kaprinikar) Cerne. She married Jack Sullivan on December 2, 1944 in Melrose Park, IL. He preceded her in death on November 16, 1993.
She is survived by, three daughters, Pat (George) Stone of Wilmette, IL, Nancy (Bill) Conroy of Villa Park, IL and Sue Sullivan of Burr Ridge, IL; three sons, Bill Sullivan of Grays Lake, IL, Mick (Kay) Sullivan of Liverpool, England and John Sullivan of Clarendon Hills, IL; one brother Al Cerne of Olathe, KS and fifteen grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Mrs. Sullivan was a homemaker. She was a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Hoopeston, where she was very active in the Altar & Rosary Society. She was also a member of the Hoopeston City Council for 8 years. Millie was active with midget football, Little League, Pony League, music boosters and athletic boosters. She was also a fan of the Chicago Cubs and Notre Dame. Millie enjoyed sewing, playing Bridge and spending time with her family and grandchildren.