Eugene Edward “Gene” Millenacker

Eugene Edward “Gene” Millenacker

Birth
Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 17 Dec 2016 (aged 79)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Section 19, Lot 23, Grave 1 West. Located close to the creek that runs on the North edge of the cemetery.
Memorial ID 174159425 · View Source
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Eugene Edward Millenacker, 79, of Rochester, died unexpectedly Saturday, December 17, at his home.

He was born in Austin, MN on January 25, 1937 to Margaret (Gallagher) and Edward Millenacker. He grew up in Adams, MN and graduated from Adams High School in 1954. He attended MN Business School and graduated in 1956.

He met the love of his life, Mary, in 1953 while both were in high school. They married on August 30, 1958, and went on to have a wonderful life together.

Gene was a happy, kind person who loved a good joke.

He started his career at Millenacker Motors and Implement in Adams. Gene spent 28 years at Adamson Motors.

Since his retirement in 2001, he enjoyed watching his grandchildren’s activities, spending time at the cabin and winters in Arizona. Gene and Mary traveled the world and loved taking their classic cars out for a drive.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Mary; children, Michelle (Glenn Switzer), Robyn (Michael Sharpe), Bryan (Tamara) and Troy; grandchildren Will, Kevin, Matthew, Samantha and Lauren. Also survived by brother, Mark in California and sister, Sharon.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00am Friday, December 23rd at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Friends may call from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. Thursday, December 22nd at River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home and one hour prior to service on Friday at church. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.

Obituary & photo published by Macken Funeral Home


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  • Created by: Jean
  • Added: 19 Dec 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 174159425
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eugene Edward “Gene” Millenacker (25 Jan 1937–17 Dec 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 174159425, citing Calvary Cemetery, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Jean (contributor 47905531) .