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Obituary for Mildred M. Pickenpaugh
Mildred M. Pickenpaugh, age 90, of Byesville, Ohio, died Sunday, December 26, 2021, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. She was born November 2, 1931, in Lore City, Guernsey County, daughter of the late Fred and Ida Thatcher Casterline. Mildred was a 1950 graduate of Byesville High School. She retired as a housekeeper from Salt Fork Lodge, having worked there since 1982. She enjoyed reading, puzzle books, and attending country music concerts. She was devoted to her family.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Pickenpaugh, Sr., whom she married in 1951 and who died November 7, 1998; two daughters, Brenda Sue Pickenpaugh and Ethel Marguerite Pickenpaugh; and two brothers, Henry Casterline and Herman Casterline.
Surviving are her children, Mildred A. (Roger) Klein of West Lafayette, Janet M. Pickenpaugh of Cambridge, Kenneth (Maudie) Pickenpaugh, Jr. of Senecaville, Robert Lee Pickenpaugh of Byesville, Charles R. Pickenpaugh (Terri Chase) of Byesville, Karen S. (Jaimie) McFadden of Byesville, Brian J. Pickenpaugh of Zanesville, and Bruce A. Pickenpaugh of Cambridge; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews; and her beloved chihuahua, Tater.
Friends may call Thursday, December 30, 2021, from 4-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where the funeral service will be observed Friday, December 31st at 11AM with Pastor Bill Pickenpaugh and Pastor Rodney Reeves officiating. Burial will follow at Hoskinsville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Guernsey at www.hospiceofguernsey.com. Guests are asked to follow recommended safety precautions against Covid at all gatherings.