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Jeanette Rae Millard

June 29, 1943 ~ December 2, 2018 (age 75)

Jeanette R. Millard, age 75, passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2018 at her home in Battle Creek, MI.   Jeanette was born on June 29, 1943 alongside her twin sister, Patricia Wolney.  She was one of twelve children born to Raymond J. and Dorothy E. (Mezak) Wolney.   Jeanette was a lifelong resident of Battle Creek and a graduate of St. Philip Catholic High School.   Jeanette worked at the USPS, Eaton Manufacturing and Kellogg’s before retiring.  She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Jeanette had a huge heart and a fun-loving personality.  She put her whole heart into raising her children, and  will be remembered by many for her witty sense of humor and love of her family and friends.  Her thirteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren were the light of her life and she was quick to make sure everyone knew it.  Jeanette is survived by her three sons Garry (Cathy) Millard of Marshall,  Roe Millard of Palm Beach Gardens, FL,  Roddy (Grace) Millard of Sterling Heights, and her daughter Carolyn (Seth) Reed of Battle Creek;  her  grandchildren Kallie (Scott) Northouse, Martina Reed, Shereelyn Reed, Jake Millard, Hannah Millard, Drew Millard, Summer Millard, Tyler Wendt, Cole Millard, Quinn Millard, Stone Foltz and Kyle Foltz; Three great- grandchildren Eliana, Isla and Edison; her siblings Ron Wolney, Linda Federico, Sharon Wolney, Dan Wolney, Judy Wolney and Ray Wolney and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her son Shawn Wolney, Grandson Ian Millard four sisters: Patricia Wolney, Joanne Bagwell, MaryAnne Wolney , Kathy Henerman and one brother Joseph Wolney.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home & Cremation Services, where a reciting of the Rosary will take place at 7:00 p.m.  A memorial Mass is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 10, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.  Condolences may be left for the family at       


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