BRYAN -- Mildred E. Daugherty, 86, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at Genesis Healthcare in Bryan where she had been a resident.
Mrs. Daugherty was a member of First Baptist Church in Bryan, where she had been a Sunday school teacher and member of the Ladies Missionary Circle. She was a graduate of Mark Center High School and was a homemaker most of her life.
Mildred was born March 15, 1927, in Sherwood, Ohio, the daughter of Frank and Georgia (DeFreece) Etchey. Mildred married E. Paul Daugherty on May 7, 1971, in Coldwater, Michigan, and he survives.
Mildred is also survived by her children, Linda (Dean) Caryer of Sherwood, Lynn "Ed" (Marcia) Porath of Sherwood, Sheri (John) McCoy of Defiance; stepchildren, Sherri Green of Bryan and Stanton Daugherty of Armonk, New York; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and her sisters, Nadine Coy of Bryan, Lois Corwin of Defiance and Shirley (Don) Ridenour of Hicksville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, June Porath; daughter, Sally Rast; infant children, Gary and Susan Porath; stepdaughter, Cynthia Cliffton; and brothers, Vernon and Ray Etchey.
Funeral services for Mildred E. Daugherty will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 11, 2014, in the First Baptist Church, Bryan, with Pastor John MacFarlane officiating. Burial will follow at Farmer Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m. Friday, January 10, 2014, at First Baptist Church, and again on Saturday morning from 9 a.m., until the time of the service. Krill Funeral Home, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan, Ohio, has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Memorials in the name of Mildred E. Daugherty may be given to First Baptist Church. Condolences may be sent to and the online register signed at www.krillfuneralservice.com.