She was born Sept. 14, 1918, in Clay County, the daughter of Homer and Ada Bandy.
She was married Aug. 8, 1938, in Greencastle, to William C. Neese, who preceded her in death March 21, 2000.
Mildred was a 1936 graduate of Reelsville High School.
She was a member of River of Live Christian Church and was the first female elder at the former Ninth Street Christian Church.
She participated in a Euchre Club and the former women's AGLOW. She enjoyed ceramics, flowers and solving crossword puzzles.
Most of all, she loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren (with one on the way in November), and her great-great-grandson. "They were her life."
Survivors include son James W. Neese, St. Paris, Ohio, daughters Betty (husband Jerry) Keener, Bloomington, and Sandra (husband John) Zellers, Winamac, sister Maxine Huffman, Chandler, Ariz., grandchildren Dianna Blake, Logansport, Bradley (Lorie) Zellers, Winamac, Kristy Harris, Wellston, Ohio, Meera Good, St. Paris, Ohio, and Bill (Lindsey) Neese, West Chester, Ohio, great-grandchildren Marissa Weaver and Korin Weaver, Star City, Gregory Zellers and Shawn Zellers, Winamac, Chelsie Akers, St. Paris, Ohio, Jesse Harris and Brooke Harris, Wellston, Ohio, Kayleen Good, Julia Good and Hannah Good, all of Piqua, Ohio, great-great-grandson Aiden Sturgeon, Star City, Ind., several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by brother Russell Bandy.
Funeral services will take place at 1 p.m., Saturday, at Kroeger Funeral Home, Logansport, with Rev. Frank Hibbard officiating. Visitation is from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, at Kroeger Funeral Home. Burial will take place at Ever Rest Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to River of Life Christian Church of American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Condolences and personal remembrances may be placed online at kroegerfuneralhome.com.