Ernest Mills

Obituary of Ernest Lee Mills

Ernest Lee Mills, 73, of Salem IN passed away Sunday December 27, 2020 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling IL. Ernie was born in Hammond IN. For years Ernie provided a place for kids to belong, owning roller skating rinks in both Sterling IL, and Coal City IL. He also owned numerous pizza restaurants around the Midwest, winning awards due to his special crust and sauce. Customers were known to talk of how they “think about his pizza every day”. He was a long-time Moose member, had a passion for roller skating, was a competition dance skater and really loved karaoke. He was always joking with anyone he met. He will be singing and dancing with the angels. He is survived by his daughters, Dawn (Tom) Nielsen and Jennifer Nielsen of Sterling, IL; son Dennis Mills; seven grandchildren, Ryan Mills, Kyle Cooper, Ashley Mills, Nichole Nielsen, Alesha Mills, Tori Nielsen, Jaden Nielsen and 11 great-grandchildren; siblings Marcha (Bill) Dills, Wheatfield, IN; Maryland (Bob) Kennedy, Deerpark, TX; Jim Mills, Roam Mountain, TN; Dan Mills and Chuck Mills, Crown Point, IN; Larry Mills, Altamonte Springs, FL; Bob Mills, Denver, CO; Dale (Kathy) Mills, Lowell, IN and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by a dear friend and long-time skating partner, Judy Wadas. Ernie was preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Martha Mills; wife Rose Mills; grandson Damion Mills and sister-in-law Susan Mills. Cremation rites have been accorded, and a memorial service will be 11AM Saturday January 16, 2021 at Harvest Time Bible Church, with Dalmus Meeks officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from 10:30-11:00 at church. Condolences may be sent to www.schillingfuneralhome.com
Saturday
16
January

Visitation

10:30 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, January 16, 2021
Harvest Time Bible Church
1802 Dixon Avenue
Rock Falls , Illinois, United States
Saturday
16
January

Memorial Servie

11:00 am - 11:40 am
Saturday, January 16, 2021
Harvest Time Bible Church
1802 Dixon Avenue
Rock Falls , Illinois, United States
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