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John W. Miljour

January 17, 2013
Daily Press

ROCK - John W. Miljour, 73, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Tucson, Ariz., following a short battle with cancer. He was born to Earl and Eileen (Saari) Miljour, June 18, 1939, in Perkins. John was raised in Trombley, and was a longtime resident of Rock.

On June 25, 1960, John married Geraldine S. Christy, and in August 1973 their daughter, Heather, was born.

John was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a member of the American Legion. He served as a volunteer firefighter for the Tri-Township Fire Department in Rock. John attended Bay College for drafting and design, and worked as a carpenter and construction foreman until retirement in 1997.

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John W. Miljour

He and Geraldine spent most of their retirement years traveling in their RV. He enjoyed dancing, camping, hiking, exploring, golfing, and hunting. John had a wonderful sense of humor, and a large circle of friends.

John is survived by his wife, Geraldine; daughter, Heather Miljour of Tucson, Ariz.; sister, Patricia Mink of Hancock, Wis.; and brothers, Ernest Vallier of Leesburg, Fla., and David Vallier of Bark River.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by two brothers, Gary and Felix Miljour; and a sister, Muriel Blank.

A memorial service led by Pastor Rell Spickerman will be held for John at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Faith Lutheran Church in Rock. A supper will follow in the Faith Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.

John will be buried in the Rock Cemetery.

 
 

 

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