WASHINGTON – Ruby A. Millard, 90, died at 11:55 a.m. Friday, May 23, 2008, at Proctor Hospital in Peoria.


WASHINGTON – Ruby A. Millard, 90, died at 11:55 a.m. Friday, May 23, 2008, at Proctor Hospital in Peoria.

Born April 12, 1918, in Eureka to Charles and Bessie Mossberg Casper, she married Donald C. Millard Sept. 9, 1936, in East Peoria. He died Jan. 19, 1979.

Also preceding her in death was one brother, Verne Casper. 

Surviving are one son, Ronald W. (Norma) Millard of Washington; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She worked in data processing at Caterpillar Inc. for 25 years before retiring in 1977. 

She was a member of Crossroads United Methodist Church in Washington, where she was the longest standing member. She was a member of the Caterpillar Retirees Club.

Services were Tuesday at Mason-White Funeral Home in Washington. The Rev. Bob DeBolt officiated. Visitation was Tuesday at the funeral home. 

Burial was in Glendale Cemetery in Washington. Memorials may be made to her church. To send online condolences, visit www.masonfuneralhomes.com.