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Marjorie J. Mileham

January 18, 1935 - June 22, 2016

Marjorie J. Mileham, 81, of Springfield, died at 10:45 pm, Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born January 18, 1935 in Lincoln, to Raymond and Mildred Reichle Purviance. She married Joseph R. Mileham on September 3, 1952, and he survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Christine (Bill) Schnake of Springfield; two sons, Steven and Thomas Mileham both of Springfield; five grandchildren, Melissa and Michelle Mileham, Ashley Bentley, Laura Reynolds and Jessica Straussner; three great grandchildren, Aiden, Cody and Audrey; one sister Laurel (Roy) Baker of Morton; one brother, Richard (Lois) Purviance of Arkansas and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Harry and Robert Purviance and one sister, Clara Larkin.

Marjorie loved to garden, sew, and spend time with her grandchildren.

She had worked for Franklin Life Insurance Company and with her husband at B&J Coin Shop and was a homemaker.

Visitation: 4-7 pm, Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 10:30 am, Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Christell, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Time: 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Time: 10:30 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.


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