Mildred Harding (1940 – 2014)

Mildred Harding WEBMildred Pearl (Lovejoy) Harding of Bowling Green, Ohio went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 27, 2014.  She was born on December 13, 1940 in Wauseon to Lyle and Vera (Pike) Lovejoy.  After graduating from Montpelier High School in 1958, she graduated from International Business College in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

On July 31, 1965 she married Reverend Roger Harding and was active in his ministry for more than 30 years.  They were licensed foster parents for the states of Iowa and Ohio.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, a brother David Lovejoy of Dayton, Ohio, her husband Roger, and two children Dean Nichols and Lara Harding.

She is survived by a sister, Patricia (Mike) Jackson of Montpelier; and children Mark Barfell of Findlay and Tammy Burmeister of Bowling Green.

Details for a memorial service are pending and will be posted on Mildred’s Facebook page.

Preferred memorials can be made to The Thompson-Geesey Funeral Home 204 E. Main St. Montpelier, Ohio 43543. Online condolences may be left for the family at

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