April 6, 1945-Dec. 27, 2004
ATWOOD -- Mary Ann (Ryan) McMillin, 59, died Monday (Dec. 27, 2004) at Rawlins County Health Center in Atwood.
She was born April 6, 1945, to Mark J. and Mary Adeline (Mentlick) Ryan in Colby, Kan. She attended grade school at White Dove No. 86 in Rawlins County and middle school in parochial school in Sequin, Kan. She graduated from DeSalles High School in Walla Walla, Wash., in 1963. She attended one year of college at Seattle University in Seattle, Wash.
She married Darrell McMillin on July 26, 1964, in Atwood. To this union two children were born. She began her employment with the United States Postal Service as a clerk in 1966 and was installed as Postmaster on June 30, 1979. She was postmaster until her death.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Darlene; and her in-laws, Leroy and Leona McMillin.
Survivors include her husband, Darrell; son, Michael; daughter, Denise and husband, Todd Voss; siblings, Shirley Hess, Phyllis Dean, Mark Ryan and Patrick Ryan; sister-in-law, Maxine Rahe; and seven grandchildren.
Mass of Christian burial is Friday, 2 p.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Atwood with the Rev. Damian Richards officiating. Interment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Atwood.
A parish vigil and rosary will be today, 7 p.m., at Williams Funeral Home Chapel of Atwood with the Rev. Steve Heina officiating.
Visitation is today, 1-9 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given in her name to the Sacred Heart School in Colby.
Williams Funeral Home of Atwood is in charge of the arrangements.