---- — Michael Steven Mills, 53, passed away at 8:50 p.m. Sunday, July 21, 2013, at North Woods Village Nursing Center in Kokomo, after a courageous fight against cancer. Michael was born on March 30, 1960, in Kokomo, to Harvey O. Mills, Burlington, and Anne K. (Nichols) Mills-Morgan, Kokomo.
Mike is survived by his parents; two daughters, Alex and Ana Rose Mills, Logansport; one sister, Susan A. (Jim) Caldwell, South Bend; three brothers, Richard B. Mills and Harvey D. (Janet) Mills, both of South Bend, and Patrick O. (Bambi) Mills, Rossville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Michael was preceded in death by his stepfather, William Morgan.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal,
Love leaves a memory no one can steal.
Mike attended Carroll High School in Flora then went into the U.S. Army. He worked as a chef for 20 years and also worked at Kokomo Cover & Trim as a laborer. He was an avid fisherman and loved the outdoors, traveling and reading.
A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at New Beginnings Christian Fellowship Church in Kokomo, with Pastor Jeff Russell officiating.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Guardian Angel Hospice, 513 W. Lincoln Road, Kokomo, IN 46902.
The Hanley & Sons Southwest Chapel Funeral Home, located at West Ireland Road/Ind. 23, South Bend, handled arrangements and extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to the Mills family.