Mildred Ruth Bohle, age 85, passed away Saturday, January 29, 2022, at Cedarhurst in Greenville.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 4, 2022 at the Donnell – Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Interment will follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Donnell – Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Memorials may be made to Mt. Auburn Cemetery Association or the First Baptist Church in Greenville.
Mildred Ruth, the daughter of Harvey Vernon Simmonds and Marie (Dossett) Simmonds, was born September 24, 1936, in McCleansboro, Illinois.
Mildred grew up in Bond County, attended Lindly School and graduated from Greenville High School with the class of 1954. She and Joseph E. Bohle were united in marriage on May 10, 1958, at the First Baptist Church in Greenville. They enjoyed 61 years of marriage; Joe passed away November 6, 2019. Mrs. Bohle was a member of the church for many years.
Mildred was the second Bond County Fair Queen. She grew up farming and helping on her family’s farm. She then worked with Joseph farming. She enjoyed spending time with her family. Some of her hobbies included gardening, cooking, canning, and sewing.
Mildred also worked outside the home, she was a bookkeeper and secretary at Greenville Farm Service, Greenville Glove Factory, Nevco Scoreboard, and DeMoulin Brothers. She then did bookwork for Joseph at Bohle Oil Company. She worked alongside her husband here and later in life farming.
She is survived by their daughter Sandra Dasenbrock and husband Robert of Greenville, grandson Jason Dasenbrock and wife Lindsay of Mahomet, Illinois, granddaughter Rachel Lewis and husband Brian of Springfield, Illinois, and great-granddaughters: Katelyn, Samantha, and Charlotte Dasenbrock of Mahomet, Illinois. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her parents, husband Joseph, daughter Connie Jo Bohle on April 19, 1963, and siblings: Harold (Beverly) Simmonds, Hoyt (Margorie) Simmonds, Donald (Theresa) Simmonds, and Kenneth (Sandy) Simmonds.