Mildred Rose Ellen Gates

December 12, 1927 - January 6, 2021
Mildred Rose Ellen Gates

Mildred Rose Ellen (Schrumpf) Gates, 93, of Wheeling, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 in Wheeling Hospital
She was born December 12, 1927 in Wheeling, the daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Karrasch) Schrumpf.
Mildred was a retired loan adjuster with Wesbanco and was a 1945 graduate of Wheeling High School.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a brother William Schrumpf and a sister Marie Codol.
Surviving are two daughters Greta (Rodney) Foose of Wheeling and Gale Richards of Wheeling; three grandchildren Todd (Jocelyn) Foose of Pittsburgh, Christopher Richards of Wheeling and Ryan Richards of Wheeling; a great-grandchild Jadyn Richards of Wheeling.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Indian School, 1301 North Main Street, Chamberlain, SD., 57325 or Wheeling Soup Kitchen, 1610 Eoff Street, Wheeling, WV., 26003.

Arrangements by Care Funeral & Cremation Service, 3828 Jacob Street, Wheeling.


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  • January 09, 2021
    Terri Phillips says:
    Mildred was always such a refined and caring woman. On behalf of the Przelenski Family, I would like to offer my loving thoughts and prayers to Greta and Gail and their families. Your mom was one if a kind!❤️

  • January 09, 2021
    Craig and Susan Eddy says:
    Deepest sympathies to you and your family . A mother’s love endures forever. May all you memories give you warmth and comfort dear friend .

  • January 10, 2021
    Marti Niehaus says:
    Your mom loved you I watched her taking great care of you and your family.