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George Millonas Jr.

March 29, 1927 December 6, 2019
George Millonas Jr.
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George Millonas, Jr., 92, of the Chicago area, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2019, with his loving family by his side. George was born March 29, 1927 to George F. and Klara (Holteschek) Millonas in Chicago, IL.
George lived in Chicago, IL all of his life. He attended Crane Tech High School and the University of IL in Chicago, where he earned his B.S. degree in Engineering. George was a veteran of the United States Army and served his country during WWII. He spent the majority of his working career as a Manager for Maintenance and Construction for the Chicago Transit Authority. He also enjoyed woodworking and playing the clarinet and the saxophone. He was a longtime member of Austin Boulevard Christian Church in Oak Park, IL.
He was united in marriage with Neva Bryant on June 5, 1948 in Chicago, IL. They celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 5, 2018. She preceded him in death on June 13, 2018.
He was preceded in death by his parents and loving wife, Neva, a brother, Robert and a great grandson, Jonathan . Survivors include his three daughters: Karen Wettstein (Don) Congerville, IL; Sue Noble (Bob) of Kansas City, MO; and Elaine Millonas of Kansas City, MO; five grandchildren: Sarah Garretson, Bryon Gilbert, Tom Wettstein, Neal Gilbert and Andy Wettstein; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Clare Vartanian of Mt. Prospect, IL.
Visitation, Thursday, December 12 from 10 a.m. until time of service 11 a.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home. Interment Memory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Austin Boulevard Christian Church Legacy Fund or Special Olympics.

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Visitation

Thursday

12

Dec

10:00 AM 12/12/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/12/2019 11:00:00 AM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

12

Dec

11:00 AM 12/12/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 12/12/2019 12:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

2501 E Euclid Ave
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

2501 E Euclid Ave Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Special Olympics of Illinois

605 E. Willow Street
Normal, IL 61761
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