Mildred Hunt of Scheller, Illinois, formerly of Potosi, was born on March 11, 1927 in Belgrade, a daughter of the late Henry William Head and the late Ella Francis (Cain) Head. Mildred departed this life on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at her home at the age of 95.
In addition to her father and mother, Mildred was preceded in death by her first husband, William Austin; second husband, John Hunt; three children, Rita Bodimer, Loren Austin, and Oren Austin; nine siblings, Eva Head, Edna Bowles, Emma Link, Mary Minx, Lucy Lawson, Alma Head, Hurshel Head, Versal Head and Melvin Head.
Those who remain to treasure her memory include seven children, William Austin (wife, Gerry), Patrick Austin, Judy Austin, Charles Austin (wife, Julie), Lynda Earhart (husband, Gary), Terry Austin (wife, Michelle), and Verla Myers; and daughter-in-law, Linda Austin. Mildred also leaves behind a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family.
Visitation was held Saturday, November 26th from 11 A.M. until her funeral service at 1 P.M. at DeClue Funeral Home. Interment followed at Sunset Hill Cemetery in Potosi. DeClue Funeral Home was honored to have served the family of Mrs. Mildred Hunt.
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