Mies O'Connor 1911-1999
Georgiana E. Mies O'Connor,
88, of Aurora, and formerly of Pontiac, died Saturday, July 24, 1999, at her home. She was born March 25, 1911, at the family farm near Saunemin, the daughter of George and Kate (Braun) Mies. She married Charles O'Connor
. He died in 1982. Surviving are two sons, Frank O'Connor, Sarasota, Fla., and Robert O'Connor, Aurora; five grandchildren, two great-grandsons, one brother, Harold Mies, Pontiac; two sisters,
Catherine Liste of Dade City, Fla., and Dorothy Attig, Pontiac; and several nieces and nephews. One brother and one sister also preceded her in death. Mrs.
O'Connor was a 1928 graduate of Pontiac Township HS. She received her teaching certificate from then Illinois State Normal in 1930. She taught for more than 45 years in Aurora. In 1968 she received her BS
from then Aurora College. She was a member of the Child Welfare Society and the PTA. She was a member of the board of the Visiting Nurses Association. Memorials to the Visiting Nurses Association,
the Child Welfare Society or the Bardwell School PTA.