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Mildred R. Newman
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    705 E. Orange St.
    Hoopeston, IL 60942
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    Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718

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Mildred Rosetta Newman, 95, of Rankin, IL. passed away at 12:30 A.M. Thursday, February 14, 2013 at the Heritage Manor Rehabilitation and Senior Living Center in Hoopeston, IL.
Mildred was born November 17, 1917 in Hoopeston, IL, daughter of Albert Connor and Mary (Malady) Connor.
Mildred married Hugh Newman on December 29, 1938 at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Rankin, IL. He preceded her in death.
She is also survived by seven sons: Michael Newman of Grand Bay, AL., Larry (Debra) Newman of Bloomington, IL., Jack (Mary) Newman of Rockton, IL., Steve Newman of Lakeland, FL., Mark (Julie) Newman of Rankin, IL., Bill (Vickie) Newman of Sullivan, IN. and Nick (Kathy) Newman of Arlington, TX; seven daughters: Nancy (Gene) Brenner of Wheaton, IL., Clementine (Duane) Carder of Peotone, IL., Patty (Tom) Johnson of Kankakee, IL., Connie (Preston) Mallon of Dauphin Island, AL., Sarah (Jack) Miller of Hoopeston, IL., Cindy (Steve) Collins of Mackinaw, IL., and Joan (John) Lonero of Lombard, IL; two sisters-in-laws: Carol Newman of Hoopeston, IL and Catherine Houmes of Clifton, IL; forty-five grandchildren, sixty-eight great-grandchildren, seven great great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, four sisters, one daughter: Penny, one grandson and one great granddaughter.
Mildred was a dedicated homemaker and a loving mother. She was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Rankin, IL for many years and later a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Hoopeston, IL.
She belonged to the Holy Trinity Altar and Rosary Society in Rankin for many years. Mildred enjoyed gardening and sewing, especially making sock monkeys for her family members. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with all of her family and friends.