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 Donald Franklin McMillen

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Donald Franklin McMillen

  • Birth 28 Sep 1912 Stony Point, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 28 Jan 2003 Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Vinland, Douglas County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 23645421

Veteran WWII
Married Edith Lucille McMillen on Aug. 2, 1940
Military stone has a different date than Family stone.

Services for Donald F. McMillen, 90, Baldwin, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church in Baldwin. Burial will follow in Vinland Cemetery.

Mr. McMillen died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born Sept. 28, 1912, in Stony Point, the son of Jack and Bertha Ann (Lawson) McMillen. He attended Stony Point Rural School.

Mr. McMillen was a steam engine operator for Palmyra Township and later a machine operator at Santa Fe Railroad from 1940 until he retired in 1974. He was a member of Ives Chapel United Methodist Church, Black Jack Historical Society and a 50-year member of Lloyd Beaton American Legion Post No. 228 in Baldwin. He served in the U.S. Army 770th Railway Operation Battalion during World War II. He received the Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal and a Good Conduct Medal.

He married Lucille Robertson on Aug. 2, 1940, in Pleasant Grove. She died May 10, 1994.

Survivors include two daughters, Alice Gurley and Judy Wagner, both of Baldwin; a son, Jim, Tecumseh, a sister, Letha Myers, Baldwin; two brothers, Chester, Baldwin, and Dale, Pleasant Grove; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Thursday, January 30, 2003 ljworld

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