Mildred "Honey" Draper

August 1, 1919 - September 13, 2018
Resided in Galion, Ohio
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Mildred ''Honey'' Draper, 99, of Galion passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Ohio Health, Mansfield.

Mildred was born in Elyria, Ohio on August 1, 1919 to the late Charles and Olive (Rusk) Hinckley. She married E.G. "Stub" Draper on June 1, 1939 and he preceded her in death on January 27, 2002.

Mildred was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Galion. She was a very hard worker her entire life and was never afraid to show her passion for what she believed in. She was a jack of all trades. Mildred worked as a Security Guard for 5 years at Candlewood Lake. She also worked at Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home in Galion for many years as a Secretary and where she comforted many families with her beautiful music that she played on the organ. Mildred also showed her organ talent at many churches in town that she played at. Mildred was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association where she was in numerous horse shows. One thing Mildred loved to do with the love of her life E.G. "Stub" was square dance on the horses and participate in showing horses. They would travel all over doing exhibitions. They also raised numerous colts. On the farm, Mildred wasn’t afraid to do what needed to be accomplished. She plowed the fields, planted the crop, and cared for the animals. The day was not over until Mildred was satisfied with the chores. Mildred was a member of the Ladies Shriners. Mildred enjoyed the swimming pool and would be in the water as often as time allowed. Another talent Mildred acquired was a love for cake decorating. She would be asked to make cakes for all occasions such as birthdays, weddings, and every family event. She has pictures of over 200 beautiful cakes she has made. When time allowed, Mildred loved to travel to the Colorado Rockies.

She is survived by a daughter, Janet Sue Miley of Galion; granddaughter, Angela and Jeffery "Josh" McKee of Galion; and “Cookie Grandma” to her great-grandchildren, Kylie, Kaitlyn, and Gavin McKee.

In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by a son-in-law, Marvin E. Miley; her siblings, Charles Hinckley, Elizabeth Armold, Lois Marshman, Arthur Hinckley, Donald Paul Hinckley.

Friends may call Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at the Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 303 Portland Way North, Galion where the funeral services will follow at 2:00pm, with Chaplain Don Leicy officiating. Burial will follow in Blooming Grove Cemetery, Blooming Grove.

The Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 303 Portland Way North, Galion is honored to serve the family of Mildred Draper.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner's Hospital, Nationwide Children's Hospital, or Ohio Health, Mansfield in care of the funeral home.

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Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home - Galion
303 Portland Way North
Galion, OH US 44833
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home - Galion
303 Portland Way North
Galion, OH US 44833
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
2:00 PM
Blooming Grove Cemetery
Blooming Grove Road
Blooming Grove, Ohio 44833
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
3:00 PM


Shriner's Children's Hospital
3229 Burnett Avenue
Cincinnati, OH USA 45229
Nationwide Children's Hospital c/o Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home
223 West Main Street
Crestline, OH 44827
Ohio Health Hospice
303 Portland Way N.
Galion, OH 44833