Joan L. Widrig

Female 1931 - 2016  (84 years)


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  • Name Joan L. Widrig  [1, 2, 3
    Born 7 Oct 1931  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Jul 2016  Texas USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I39933  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors William Dexter Widrig,   b. 4 Feb 1894, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1979  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Clara L. Corey,   b. 16 Nov 1905, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1995  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F3912  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gail Eugene Millard 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Gregg Michael Millard
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F14875  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joan Widrig Millard was born October 7, 1931 in Watertown New York to William D. Widrig and Clara Corey Widrig. Her early school years were spent in Richland and later in Pulaski, both in New York State. She graduated from Watertown High School in 1949. She went to business school thereafter and went to work for Agricultural Insurance Company in Watertown. She married Gail Eugene Millard at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Watertown on December 28, 1952. They spent 63 years together and raised two sons. As a loving wife, she dedicated herself in 1954 to being a mother after son Stephen Alan Millard was born in Harlingen Texas. She moved back to New York state so that her husband could continue his college education. Their second son, Gregg Michael Millard was born in 1958 in Rochester, New York. The young family moved to several different cities as Gail’s company, Eastman Kodak, promoted him. Their children completed their public education in Houston, Texas. Retiring back to Texas, she became known as “Nonnie Bear” to her grandsons, Jonathan and Trevor Millard. She taught them her renowned cooking skills and lavished her immense love and kindness on her family and friends. On July 16th she left this Earth surrounded by her family at home in Pearland Texas, leaving behind her husband Gail, son Gregg and his wife Susan Abraham-Millard, sister Marilyn Miner, grandchildren Jonathan and Trevor, nieces Elizabeth Ambinder , her husband Dr. Richard and June English, her husband William and four nephews, Adam, Nolan, Alexander and Michael and a great nephew Evan English. She was preceeded in death by her mother and father, Mother-in-law Iola Bull Millard, Father-in-law John A. Millard, son Stephen, brother-in-law Glenn Miner, and niece Jacklyn English. Memorial services will be on October 7, 2016 in her home 2:PM at 3915 Fernwood Dr. Pearland, Texas 77584.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1306] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Richland, Oswego, New York; Roll: T627_2715; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 38-69.

    2. [S1440] U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;).

    3. [S1298] U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;).