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 Milton “Milt” Ehrenfelt, Jr

Milton “Milt” Ehrenfelt, Jr

Birth
Kalona, Washington County, Iowa, USA
Death 24 Feb 2009 (aged 82–83)
Burial Kalona, Washington County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 100372633 · View Source
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Services: Saturday, Feb. 28, 1:30 PM Peterseim Funeral Home, Kalona
Visitation: Friday 4-7 PM at funeral home Burial: Sharon Hill Cemetery, Kalona with Military honors by Richmond AMVET Post # 107 Memorial Fund:Richmond AMVETS or Iowa City Hospice

Milton was born in Kalona, the son of Milton B and Alverda (Small) Ehrenfelt. He graduated from Kalona High School in 1944 and later enrolled in bricklaying school in Pennsylvania. He entered the U.S. Marine Corps in February of 1945 and served a year during the occupation of China, returning home in October 1946.
He and Betty Jackson were married November 25, 1949 in Iowa City. He was a 50-year member of the International Bricklayers Union. During his working years he and his family traveled to many states for Union jobs. Milt loved the outdoors and trips to Canada for walleye fishing and to Florida for fishing with his son.

Survivors include three children: Diana Cunningham of Kirksville, MO, Karen (Tom) Waters of Kalona and Richard (Kathy) Ehrenfelt of Panama City, FL Milton was widowed in 1982 and has spent the last 25 years with Sylvia Miller at his side. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Heather (Tim) Murphy of Kirksville, MO, Mitchell Ehrenfelt and friend Jessica Mitchelltree of Richland, Lindsey Ehrenfelt of Prole, IA Lisa Waters of Washington, Jared and wife Christina Waters of Ainsworth. Also surviving are seven great grandchildren, Cheyanne Bush, Savannah and Sierra Stout, MaKenna Murphy, Bryce, Katelyn and Jenna Waters. His stepchildren are Denise Lingenfelter of Ft. Madison and Ryan and Coralie Miller of Wellman. The step grandchildren are Colin and Clinton Lingenfelter and Hannah and Amanda Miller. Milt was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Betty, four brothers, Russell, Ray, Kermit and K. Ward Ehrenfelt and one sister, Veda Niffenegger. A memorial fund in his memory has been established for the Richmond AMVET Post #107 or Iowa City Hospice.
The family is most grateful for all the family and friends who have been so helpful to them during Milt's decline and at this time of loss. You will be remembered with love.
Taken from Peterseim Funeral Home - Kalona


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  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100372633
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Milton “Milt” Ehrenfelt, Jr (1926–24 Feb 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100372633, citing Sharon Hill Cemetery, Kalona, Washington County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Family Grave Hunters (contributor 47535332) .