Mildred "Millie"'s Story

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Mildred “Millie” J. (Kunst) McFadden, age 82, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2015 in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Lake Wales, Florida and a former resident of both Indianapolis and Nashville, Indiana.

Millie was born on December 2, 1933, in Baltimore, MD, to the late Victor and Mildred (Hudnet) Kunst. She was a 1950 graduate of Western High School in Baltimore, Maryland and went on to marry Rodney A. McFadden on August 24, 1954 in Baltimore, MD. He preceded her in death on March 20, 2004 after 49 loving years of marriage.

She retired in 1990 as a secretary for Rock Island Refinery in Indianapolis. Millie was a member of the Bean Blossom Baptist Church in Brown County. She enjoyed being active in Keenagers through her church in Florida as well as organizing activities in her Lake Wales community. Millie also enjoyed needlework, quilting and spending time with her family.

Millie is survived by a daughter, Jennifer K. (John) Kahrs of Zionsville; daughter-in-law, Pam McFadden of Lebanon; grandchildren, Dustin Long, Zachary (Dawn) Aiduks, Christin McFadden; great-grandchildren, Julian, Bella, Owen and Ivan.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Victor William Kunst of Columbia, Maryland on April 24, 2011 and a son, Christopher K. McFadden of Lebanon, IN on April 30, 2008.

The Rev. James Brown will conduct a funeral service at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Bear Creek Cemetery in Brown County.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Millie to the Bean Blossom Baptist Church, 5858 Spearsville Rd., Morgantown, IN 46160.

Expressions of caring and kindness may be sent to the McFadden family at

Information: (812) 597-4670
Published on January 4, 2016
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