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Memorial for Mildred "Millie" A. Verkin-Evans

Born in Clay Center, Ohio on Apr. 15, 1923
Departed on Jul. 28, 2013 and resided in Fairfax, VA.
Visitation: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013
Service: Friday, Aug. 9, 2013
Cemetery: Clay Township Cemetery
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Mildred "Millie" Verkin-Evans, passed away at Fair Oaks Hospital, Fairfax, Virginia, on July 28, 2013 at the age of 90. She was born in Clay Center, Ohio and traveled the world for many years, living in Turkey, Pakistan, Cambodia, and Taiwan before settling in Fairfax, Virginia.

Millie has joined her parents, Mary P. (Svetlak) and Michael J. Verkin. her sisters, Helen Meng, and Mary Knurek, and brothers, Steve, Andrew, and Joseph Verkin. She will also be joining her daughter Andrea Sallberg, her first husband Carl Schoepe, and her beloved husband of 15 years, James Evans.

Millie is survived by her daughters Chris Wright (Mark), Barbara Serban, and son C.J. Schoepe (Nyo), as well as four Nieces and one nephew, all of Northern Virginia. Also surviving are her sisters, Ann Jozwiak, Magdaline Johnson and Margaret Smith (Don) and a multitude of nieces, nephews, and grand nieces and nephews.

She will be lovingly remembered by Tony and Phyllis Costigan, Marilou Dacayanan, Violet Gatdula, Levita Dacayanan, Louise Weller and Amanda Sallberg, all of whom were devoted to making her last years as nice as possible.

Millie loved gardening, canning, cooking and volunteered with many charities over the years. She was president of the Westbrook Civic Association, and worked tirelessly to keep over development out of a beautiful treed neighborhood. She was also a founding member of the Slovak American Society, hosting the annual picnic at her home for many years and organizing the St. Nicholas Party held at the Slovak Embassy each December. In 2012, at a dinner at the Ambassador's residence, she was awarded the Slovak Medal of Honor for her tireless and generous support of friendship and fellowship between Slovaks and Americans.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 AM, Friday, August 9, 2013 in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 204 S. Main St. Genoa, OH 43430. Visitation will be from 2-4 & 6-8 PM Thursday, August 8, 2013 in the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 501 West St. Genoa, OH 43430. At 3:30 PM on Thursday there will be a Scripture Service held in the funeral home. Interment, with full military honors, will be held in the Clay Township Cemetery, Genoa. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorials be directed to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, the American Cancer Society, 740 Commerce Dr., Suite B, Perrysburg, OH 43551, or the Slovak American Society of Washington DC, c/o Dr. Jerry Rich, 19614 John Ayres Dr., Fairfax, VA 22032-3115.

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