Mildred F. Chaille, 98, formerly lived in W'port
Mildred F. (Hilbert) Chaille, 98, of Muncie and formerly of Westport, died at 6:25 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the Woodlands Nursing Home in Muncie.
Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. Thursday at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with Rev. Glenn D. Black officiating. Burial will follow at the Westport Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 1:30 p.m. until time of service.
Mrs. Chaille lived in Jennings County for most of her life. She and her husband lived and worked together on their farm in Sandcreek Township in Jennings County, from 1937 through 2006. She moved to Westport in January of 2006 and then to Muncie in December of 2006. Mrs. Chaille graduated from Zenas High School in 1931. In her earlier adult years, she was an active member in the Pleasant View EUB Church as a Sunday School Teacher and song leader. In later years she attended the Westport Wesleyan Church. She enjoyed quilting and reading.
Born June 24, 1914 in Letts, Mrs. Chaille was the daughter of J. Walter and Ethel (Baker) Hilbert. She married Maurice C. Chaille in Vernon on December 16, 1934. He preceded her in death on November 30, 2006.
Survivors include a son, John C. (Barbara) Chaille of Yorktown; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Chaille was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Alice Chaille; sons, David William and Paul Richard Chaille; daughter-in-law, Barbara Jean Chaille and sisters, Bernice Ruggles and Edith Rayburn.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Heifer International.