Mildred Eller, 94

Mildred Marie (Miller) Eller, 94, of Roann, Indiana, died at 10:20 a.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017, at Hickory Creek, Rochester, Ind.

She was born March 21, 1923, in Miami County, Ind., to Abraham H. and Nellie H. (Keppel) Miller.

Mildred was a 1941 graduate of Roann High School. She worked at the Roann Post Office for 34 years, with the last 11 of those years as the Post Master before she retired in October 1992.

She served on the Roann Library Board since 1995, was the secretary of the Medical and Postal building in Roann, and served as Vice President of Roann Development Corporation. Mildred was a life-long, 90-year member of the Roann United Methodist Church.

She also was a member of the National Post Masters Association, the National League of Post Masters, and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.

She volunteered at the Roann Public Library and the Food Pantry.  Mildred enjoyed her church activities, baking, gardening, and loved her family.

She is survived by two sons Dan (Laura) Eller of Lowell, Ind., and Dennis (Susan) Eller of Rochester; four grandchildren Sarah (Adam) Zink of Rochester, Andrew Eller of Westerville, Ohio, Jonathan (Emily) Eller of Chicago, and Ryan Eller of Indianapolis; three great-grandsons Brayden Zink and Camden Zink, both of Rochester, and Harvey Eller of Chicago; sister Phyllis Long of Fort Wayne; and nieces and nephews Roberta (Arden) Gilmer of Fla., Barb (Randy) Swanson of Warsaw, Kathy Baker of Wabash, Sharon Harvey of South Carolina, Dottie (Jerry) Baker of LaPorte, Tom (Ellen) Miller of South Carolina, Debbie (Frank) Ladd of Tennessee, and Doug (Sue) Long of Fort Wayne.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers Gene and Robert Miller.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, July 17, 2017, at the Roann United Methodist Church, with Pastor Wayne Balmer officiating.

Burial will be in Roann Community Cemetery.

Friends may call at Grandstaff-Hentgen Roann Chapel, 335 S. Chippewa Road, Roann one hour prior to the service Monday at the church.

Burial took place in Roann Community Cemetery.

Preferred memorials are Roann United Methodist Church or the Parkinson's Foundation.

The memorial guest book for Mildred may be signed at

Posted on 2017 Jul 17