Millie, 93, died July 24 at home in Gates, surrounded by
family after a long battle with cancer. She was born in
Fresno, CA, and was raised on the family farm where they grew
grapes. Millie lived in
San Francisco and Daly City before moving to Gates in 1980.
She was a member of the Eagles Lodge.
served as past president of the Hillside Homeowners
Association, St. Mary’s Hospital Guild and Daly City Garden
Club. She enjoyed gardening, especially her roses, and golfing
at Elkhorn Golf Course. Millie also enjoyed entertaining and
liked being involved with people. She was known by the
community for feeding the ducks.
She loved animals, especially her five dogs.
married Kenneth Lindsey on April 27, 2002 in Reno, NV. She is
survived by her husband, Kenneth of Gates; sister: Martha
Cordeiro of Springfield, MO; nieces: Patricia Esparza of
Pasadena, CA, Erica Esparza of Mountain View, CA, Yvonne
Cordeiro of Nevada, MO, Mary Lou Cordeiro of Springfield, MO,
and Carol Blackstock of Springfield, MO; nephew: Adam Esparza
of Pasadena, CA and step-daughter: Belinda Ayers of Stayton.
will be a viewing at North Santiam Funeral Service in Stayton
on Sunday from 3 pm – 6 pm. Funeral
services will be Monday, July 28, 2014 at 11:00 am at Gates
Community Church of Christ in Gates. Interment will be in
Fairview Cemetery in Gates. Contributions may be made to Gates
Community Church of Christ in Gates. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.