Mildred "Millie" G. Wassink, 91, of 110 Church St., Sherman, N.Y., passed away Sunday Feb. 10, 2013, at her home.
She was born May 8, 1921, in Sherman, N.Y., the daughter of the late Ralph and Cora McGann VanVolkenburg. Millie was a member of the Flora Rebekah's in Sherman. She was a life member of the Stanley Hose Fire Auxiliary, Mayville Home Bureau and the Mayville Senior Citizens. She enjoyed crocheting and playing bingo in earlier years and going on senior citizen trips.
She is survived by her children, Sandra Paddleford, David (Kim) Wassink and Jeffrey (Linda) Wassink; grandchildren, Tracy (John) Beach, Lori (Steve) Davis, Frank (Josie) Paddleford, Jesse (Leia) Paddleford, Mark, Brian and Christopher Wassink, Heather (Walter) Kinne, Brandi Wassink Ziemer; step-grandchildren, Kristine Wynn, Ted and Jason Mastoris; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Mildred G. Wassink
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ivan R. Wassink on Jan. 10, 2011, whom she married Dec. 26, 1953; three brothers; and three sisters.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m., in the First Baptist Church, Sherman, with Rev. Paul Sears, officiating. Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service at church. Memorials may be made to the Stanley Hose Company Ambulance Fund, PO Box 574, Sherman, N.Y. 14781 or the First Baptist Church, Sherman, N.Y. Arrangements are being handled by the Spitzer Funeral Home, Sherman, N.Y.