Audrey Mills Wild
July 8, 1927 – November 23, 2019
On Saturday, November 23, 2019, Audrey Elizabeth Mills Wild lost her battle with Alzheimer’s and joined her family members who have already crossed the Heavenly Bridge. She was born July 8, 1927, in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late James Casper Mills, Sr., and Miriam Siebrandt. She had one sister, the late Miriam Mills Riche, and one brother, the late James Casper Mills, Jr. Audrey was married to the late John Henry Wild, Jr. with whom she had two children, Terri Wild Eschmann (Scott) and Timothy Mark Wild. She was also blessed with two grandchildren, Ashley Eschmann Ledet (Alphonse), and Shaun Allen Eschmann (Rebecca). She also had four great-grandchildren, Aiden Nicholas Ledet, Tristan Joseph Ledet, Brayden Allen Eschmann, and Caleb James Eschmann. Audrey is also survived by her sister-in-law, Delores Brinker Mills, her nieces and nephews, Robin Riche Ennis (Howard), Janis Mills Lamanette (the late Ronald), James Casper Mills, III (Kim), Tia Tusa Riche, and their offspring. She’s also survived by many friends and family members. Audrey lived most of her life in New Orleans, moved to St, Bernard, and finally to Metairie. She loved to dance, and spent her high school years dancing with the U.S.O. She attended the Academy of the Holy Angels and graduated in the class of 1944. Her final days, she was surrounded by her loving family. Family and friends are invited to say their farewell on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at OUR LADY OF PROMPT SUCCOR CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2320 Paris Road, in Chalmette, from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM. A funeral mass will be held in her memory at 11:00 AM. She will be laid to rest in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.
- Visitation Tuesday, December 3, 2019
- Funeral Mass Tuesday, December 3, 2019