Mildred “Millie” Lillian Matic, 88 of Hoffman Estates, formerly of Elgin, died Friday, July 11, 2014 at the Devonshire. Born October 8, 1925 the daughter of Walter W. and Mildred O. (Hummel) White she was born in Philadelphia, PA.
She was married to Ralph Peter (Slavko) Matic on June 8, 1946. Millie worked for 31 years for the phone co. as an executive secretary. She enjoyed bowling, gardening and reading. She was a proud member of St. Mary’s Ladies Guild.
Millie is preceded in death by her loving husband of 18 years; her parents; one brother Walter “Bud” White; one sister Virginia Raddatz.
She is survived by three daughters; Janet (Larry) Smith of Palatine, Joan (Larry) Ruckman of Dixon, Dianne Sands of Lawrenceville, GA.; 6 grandchildren, Michelle Leonard of Dacula, GA., Amber Fellows of Lawrenceville, GA., David Ruckman of Dixon, IL., Douglas Ruckman of Des Moines, IA., Kenny Michael Sands of Mobile, AL., Tina Laubenthal of Mobile, AL.; 11 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be held Monday, July 21, 2014 in Binsfeld Hall at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 397 Fulton, Elgin from 9:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Elgin.
Memorials may be made in Millie’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Foundation. For more information, please call O’Connor – Leetz Funeral Home, (847) 741-1400.