Mildred Lillian "Millie" Moon, age 97, a resident of Wesley Village in Macomb, passed away at 10:47 p.m. on June 2, 2020 at Wesley village Healthcare Center in Macomb.
She was born on February 9, 1923 in Mound Township, McDonough County the daughter of Ervine Cecil and Maude Richardson Loy. She first married Keith Boote on November 21, 1943. He is now deceased. She later married Victor D. Moon on April 7, 1963 in Macomb. He passed away on October 24, 2001.
She is also preceded in death by her parents one sister Dorothy Larsen, and one brother Harold Loy.
She is survived by three daughters, Candace Champagne of Hendersonville, North Carolina, Vicki (Leonard) Anderson of The Woodlands, Texas and Denise Feeney of Houston, Texas; one son, Dennis ( Kathy Griffith)
Moon of Macomb; six grandchildren, Tara Champagne of Arden, North Carolina, Mark Moon (Jill Armbruster) of Chicago, Amanda Holland of Morton, Casey Ritter of Arlington Texas, Shawn (Chris) Lear of Summit, New Jersey and Brian Feeney of Houston Texas; four great-grandchildren, Chloe Gee Holland , Lucas Eamonn Lear, Stella Grace Lear, Claire Lorraine Moon, Olivia and Emilia Moon and Levi Moss Ritter; one brother , Miles A. (Barbara) Loy of Wyoming, Iowa and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
During her early childhood she moved from Mound Township to Sciota Township, where she resided until 1943. Since that time, Macomb has been her home.
She graduated from Western Academy with the class of 1940. Mildred attended Western Illinois State College for two years and graduated from Brown’s Peoria School of Business in Peoria, being immediately employed by Caterpillar in East Peoria. She also worked in the State Tax Department, Olympia, Washington, then at Illinois Furniture in Bushnell, McGraw Edison in Macomb, and retired in 1985 after 15 years with Federal-Mogul, Macomb where she was the General Accounting Supervisor.
She was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church, B.P.O. Deer, McDonough District Hospital Auxiliary, the American Legion Auxiliary, all of Macomb.
Private family graveside services will be held at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb with Reverend Lyren Haney officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be no visitation. Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to either the American Legion Auxiliary, the MDH Auxiliary, or the Wesley Village Endowment Fund.
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