Mildred R. Bittel, 85, of Owensboro passed away November 30, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mildred was born December 5, 1933 in Owensboro to the late Robert and Mary Bittel. She worked at EM Ford Insurance for 54 years. Mildred was a member of the first graduating class of Owensboro Catholic High school in 1952. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her brothers, Bill, Raymond, Sam, Ed, Tommy, Earl and Richard, her sisters Marie Palmer, Agnes Wissing, Helen Ivanyo. Mildred is survived by her siblings Theresa (Jess) Lowe and Joseph Bittel. Along with several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Services will be Noon on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Precious Blood Catholic Church with Father Suneesh Mathew and Deacon Tim Nugent officiating. Burial to follow at Mater Dolorosa. Visitation will be at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Prayers will be at 11:00 am Wednesday. Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Miss. Bittel. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Mildred R. Bittel at

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  1. My prayers go out to all of Mildred’s family. I had the honor to work with Mildred at EM Ford for about 10 years and absolutely loved working with her. She was a very, very sweet lady and will be missed greatly. Hang in there. 1 Peter 5:7. Paul Clem

  2. Fortunately, I had just spoken to Millie about ten days ago. We had been staying in touch this past year when my mother, Marie Palmer, Millie’s oldest sister, had gotten sick. After Mom’s death in April, Millie and I continued to talk occasionally about o

  3. I have very fond memories of working with Mildred for many years. She will be remembered not only as a dedicated employee of E.M. Ford, but for her quick wit and dry sense of humor. She never wanted to talk much about herself, but she took interest in an

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