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Daniel J. Mills

March 14, 2013

    (Please note that an incorrect day for the funeral and Masonic service was listed here earlier and is in today's print edition. The following notice is correct.)

Daniel J. Mills
    Daniel J. Mills, 80, of Decatur, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    Dan was born on July 4, 1932, in Adams County to the late Robert L. and Harriet (Myers) Mills.
    On August 1, 1967, he married Phyllis E. (Liby) Minch; she survives in Decatur.
    Dan was a member of First United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Decatur Masonic Lodge F. & A.M. 571. He retired from the United States Air Force.
    Among survivors are two stepsons, Duane (Jill) Minch of Bloomington and Greg (Marge) Minch of Decatur; stepdaughter, Libby Kae Strickler of Decatur; six stepgrandchildren; and nine stepgreat-grandchildren.
    Visitation is from 1-3 p.m. today at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home. A Masonic service will begin at 3 p.m. today at the funeral home, followed by the funeral, with Rev. Martha Lyon officiating.
    Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery at a later date.
    Preferred memorials are to the Masonic Lodge F. & A.M. 571.
    Online condolences may be made at www.haggardandsefton.com.

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