Mildred M. Whitney, 79

Mildred “Millie” M. Whitney, 79, passed away on January 18, 2014. She was born on September 25, 1934 in Honolulu. A memorial service over urn will be held for Millie on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Po’okela Church in Makawao. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m.; service will begin at 10 a.m. followed by a luncheon in the church hall. Millie was a Sales Manager with World Book Encyclopedia; she also was a children’s librarian at Kahului Library. Millie enjoyed singing and playing piano, swimming, bamboo pole fishing and writing haiku poetry and children’s stories. She held a Master’s Degree in Library Science, and was a graduate of the Honolulu Bible Training School. Millie was predeceased by her husband, Dr. A. Sheldon Whitney, and is survived by her son, Mark Whitney; daughter, Lois Whitney; sister, Lois Mark; granddaughters, Christiana and Kayla Bisquera; and numerous cousins, in-laws and friends. In lieu of flowers, contributions will be accepted at the service for International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES), Hospice Maui and American Heart Association. Condolences and special memories may be shared online at