Mildred I. McDermet, 95, Of Knoxville, formerly of Yates City, passed away at 2:55 a.m., on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville. She was born June 22, 1926, to Charles and Bessie (Kilburn) Oyler, in Fairfield, Iowa. She married Gerald McDermet on November 12, 1949, in Galesburg. He preceded her in death on September 16, 1984.
Surviving are two children, David McDermet (Patty) of Beech Grove, AR, and Danny McDermet (Sherri) of Custer, SD; one brother, Clarence (Christine) Oyler; one sister, Barbara (the late Paul) Bernhart; seven grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Charles Jr. Oyler and Cecil Oyler.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Elmwood, with a visitation held one hour prior to the service from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at the funeral home. Burial will immediately follow at Yates City Cemetery.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com
Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Elmwood is in charge of arrangements.
Dave & Dan, just heard about your mother today. So sorry I missed the funeral to express my condolences to both of you and your families.
Your mom was a sweet lady! She will be missed! Keeping all of you in thoughts and prayers!
My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the family, May the God who binds up the broken hearted and comforts all who mourn sustain and surround you until you meet again. Psalms 147:3
Dave and Danny, sorry to here about aunt Millie. I have so many good memories of her over the years. She always will have a place in my heart. She always made sure I had my own jar of her special pickles when I was growing up. Boy did love those. So sorry I won’t be able to make it back for the funeral, but you all will be in my prayers.
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