Mildred M. "Millie" Meyers - 86
10/16/1931 - 8/12/2018
Mildred M. "Millie" Meyers, passed away, on Sunday, August 12, 2018 after a long term illness, surrounded by love and her family. She was born on October 16, 1931 to Emil and Matilda (Edwards) Martin. Wife of Jack R. Meyers married on September 6, 1949.
She loved camping, dancing, traveling, volunteer work, and most of all, children. Also known as "Grandma Millie," she loved and cared for every child that she met, as if they were her own. She was an extremely loving and giving person who enjoyed taking care of and cooking for her family.
She joined the Fraternal Order of Eagles 392 on August 17, 1982 and was President three times. She enjoyed traveling to State meetings and conventions for 18 years. She was inducted into the Hall of Fame, voted Woman of the Year and was State Grandma. She was the State project chairman for many years, Northern Zone Trustee, and also served on the Ritual Committee.
Survived by children; Sharon (Gary) Bontjes, Jack Meyers of Amboy, and Melissa (Bryan) Lintz. Grandchildren; Tina (Sheldon) Steward, Charles Ware Jr. of Amboy; Eric (Yasmin) Meyers of Arizona, Robert (Sonya) Meyers of California, Sarah Meyers, Ashley Meyers, Brandon Meyers of Amboy, Codey Meyers, Steven Dover, Jeremy Dover, Rachelle Dover and Courtney Dover, Jennifer Bontjes and Stefanie Bontjes. Great-Grandchildren; Shauna, Nicole, Kali, Zackariah, Skyler, and Jacob Ware, Tyler and Kolbe Mangruen, Shay and Jazlyn Steward, Dhane Meyers, Jason and Theodore Meyers, Makai and Amaya Meyers, Emily, Aiden and Paisley Meyers, Aimie, Amber, and Zeke Arms, Olivia Dover, Tyler Delgado, Delia and Makenzie Keister, Caine, Lisa, Alexis, Prestyn, and Ava Dover. Great-Great-Grandchildren; Alicia, Thalia, Talon, Jaxson, and Elijah. Special family members; Shirley Thornton, Jennifer Bare, Luis Aguilar, and Brandi. Also, survived by siblings; June, Roger, Dorthy, Shirley, and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by parents, Emil and Matilda; siblings, Anna, Paul, Virginia, and David; husband, Jack; son, Robert; daughter, Linda; daughter in-law, Glenda and great-grandsons, Grayson and Aiden.
Visitation from noon - 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, IL service beginning at 1:30 p.m., with Rev. Wendell Maynard officiating. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens, 8800 N. Alpine Rd., Machesney Park, IL.
noon - 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, IL
1:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, ILView Mildred M. "Millie" Meyers's Guestbook