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Joe L. Milner passes away at age 88

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Joe L. Milner, age 88 of Porter, IN passed away on May 24, 2020. He was born on December 15, 1931 in Cedar Rapids, IA to Lyle Milner and Margarite (Kness) Headley.

Joe is survived by his children, Michael (Linda) Milner, William (Grace) Milner, Jeff (Lois) Milner, Sally (David) Derr and Sherry (Alan) Bixby; brother, Robert Milner and lots and lots of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Rosemary (Cunningham) Milner.

Joe and Rosemary were married for over 40 years. He loved hunting, fishing, motorcycles and guns. Joe enjoyed traveling and visiting his children and many grandchildren. Joe was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great grandfather and will be deeply missed.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 31, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.

Funeral services will be private. Burial to take place at Pinhook Cemetery in LaPorte.

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Posted 5/29/2020





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