Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Mildred “Millie” Potter

Scio - Mildred “Millie” Potter of the Knights Creek Road passed away on Sunday April 19, 2009 at the Jones Memorial Hospital. She was born on September 25, 1922 in Scio to Albert and Hilda [Dornow] Herke. On January 20, 1945 in Hastings, Nebraska she married John E. Potter who predeceased her on January 2, 2003.

Millie was a life long resident of Scio where she operated her own beauty salon for many years. She later went to work at Alfred State College and retired from there in 1980. Millie was a member of the First Trinity Lutheran Church and its Dorcas Guild. She received great enjoyment from her family and enjoyed quilting and camping. Along with her husband she delivered meals on wheels.

Survivors include: 2 sons, Donald [Jean] Potter of Canisteo and Gary [Shelia] Potter of Arcade; 2 daughters, Nancy Haberer of Wellsville and Shelia[Robert] Linnecke of Scio; 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; a brother Ralph [Marilyn] Herke of Lima and a sister Maxine [Gene] Latham of Philips Creek; several nieces and nephews

She was predeceased by 2 brothers, Earl and Howard Herke; 2 sisters, Marian Linza and Eleanor Chapman

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday April 22 at the J.W.Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville from 12 noon to 2 pm at which time a funeral service will take place with Rev. Robert Morris and Rev. Dick Helms presiding. Burial will take place in Forest Hills Cemetery in Belmont and memorials may be made to the First Trinity Lutheran Church in Wellsville.

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