Potter, Mildred "Millie"
of Kalamazoo, MI
Millie passed away, Friday, July 28, 2023 at Rose Arbor in Kalamazoo. She was born May 19, 1934 in Dorton, Kentucky to Hassel and Elizabeth (Belcher) Mullins. As a young woman Millie worked at Cunningham's Soda Fountain in Detroit where she also met her husband. For 37 years she worked at Harding's Market until her retirement in 1997. In her free time Millie enjoyed gardening, reading, cooking Sunday dinner for her family and helping others. On May 24, 1952 in Detroit she married Clarence "Tom" Potter who passed away in 2019. Surviving are her children, Annie (Roger) Kruithoff and Steve (Julie) Potter both of Alamo; grandchildren, Jeremy, Jessey, Brock (Claire) and Nolan; great-grandchildren, Presley, Paige and Millie along with several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Dwight "Tom" Potter and siblings, Orville Mullins, Ann L Buckay, Joyce Johnson and Ruby Holifield. Friends may visit with Millie's family starting at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, August 2, 2023, at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 P.M., with Pastor Jeremy Africa officiating. Burial will follow at Alamo Center Cemetery in Alamo Township. Contributions in memory of Millie may be made to Centrica Care Navigators-Rose Arbor Hospice or to the Library of Michigan Foundation-BTBL. Messages of condolence may be posted at WinkelFuneralHome.com.