Mason Lee Mileham, born December 18, 2015, passed away peacefully Tuesday April 19, 2022, after an incredibly brave battle against an unforgiving disease. He is survived by his parents, Taylor and Ellen Mileham of Mount Vernon, IN; his grandparents, Kelli (John) Rohlman, Roger (Missy) Wade, Rick (Andrea) Mileham, and Lynda Mileham; his great-grandparents Judy (Joe) Winiger, Max (Dana) Dieterle, Sharon Schroeder, Doris Sanders; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins, all who loved him dearly and will carry his spirit with them forever.
Mason was an avid sports fan and enjoyed nothing more than cheering on his beloved Indianapolis Colts and Indiana Pacers with his family, but could also be found at local events cheering on Mater Dei wrestling mat-side or sitting on the bench at a USI Eagles basketball game. He also enjoyed every precious day spent with all of his teachers and classmates at Saint Matthews School and every special afternoon with his Uncle Rick!
He lived every moment with an intensity few could match, squeezing in as much activity, conversation, and laughter as he could. In return, he received more love, more caring, and more adoration from more people in more places than most. Although his time with us was short, this child was deeply loved and it was an honor for all who witnessed the life and the fight of such a beautiful boy who was, in the end, too wonderful to keep in this world. He will be greatly missed.
The Mileham family expresses its heartfelt gratitude to the family, friends and community who supported Mason’s journey through generous donations and service in all its forms. Extreme appreciation is felt for all the medical professionals at Riley Children’s Hospital, Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital, Deaconess Midtown Hospital Emergency Department, Deaconess Home Hospice, and Linda E. White Hospice House. There will be a private memorial service at a later date. Denning Family Funeral Home is overseeing the arrangements. The family asks for donations in lieu of flowers to:
Riley Children’s Foundation
Attn: Donna Fischer
PO BOX 3356
Indianapolis, IN 46206-3356
Add in Check Memo: Mighty Mason Palliative Care Fund
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