Mildred "Millie" Adelaide Agnes Riley

Mildred "Millie" Adelaide Agnes Riley - age 87, of Linden, (formerly Grand Blanc), died Saturday, March 27, 2021.  A family service will take place at a later date. Internment will take place in Evergreen Cemetery, Grand Blanc. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America or the American Cancer Association. Millie was born on July 7, 1933 in North Bay, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Robert and Adelaide Falska. After leaving Ontario, she lived in Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Florida, and eventually settled in Michigan. It was there she became an American citizen, which she was extremely proud of. Millie's hobbies were bowling and reading, and she played softball until age 57. She enjoyed many unique work experiences such as a switchboard operator for Bell Telephone, toothpaste quality control at Proctor and Gamble, and she worked as a cook on a Great Lakes Freighter. She is survived by her children, Kim (Guy) Pickhover, Mitchell McLaren, Gene (Lori) Morningstar; daughter-in-law, Marge Butcher; half brother, Robert (Chris) Felske; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Millie is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Osborne Riley; son, Glen Butcher.  Tributes may be shared at

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