Milton E. "Milt" Harrison (1920 - 2014)

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Milton E. Harrison
"Milt"
8/6/1920 - 4/30/2014


Milt passed away from complications of heart disease on April 30, 2014 in Folsom, Calif., at the age of 93. He was born in Wyandotte, Mich. and is predeceased by brothers; James and Alfred. He and his wife Edna were long time residents of Auburn, Calif., before recently moving to Folsom, Calif., to be closer to family.
Milt was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Navy as an Aviation Metalsmith, First Class. After the war, he joined the Oakland, Calif., Fire Department, retiring as Captain after 25 years of service. While living in Auburn, Calif., Milt worked for local car and RV dealerships and later owned and operated a mobile RV appliance repair business. He taught Basic Fire Fighting for Sierra College at various volunteer fire stations. For nearly 39 years,
Milt and Edna were active members of the Placer Hills Community United Methodist Church. He had many interests, with fishing being his favorite. He enjoyed attending SIRs functions which included their fishing club, the "Rooster Tails".
Milt will be remembered as a caring, helpful, loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandpa, great-grandpa, brother, brother- in-law, uncle, and great uncle.
Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of Milt's life on Saturday, June 7, 2014, 11:00 a.m., at the Placer Hills Community United Methodist Church, 17250 Placer Hills Road, Meadow Vista, Calif. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the church or . Please sign the guestbook at www.chapelofthehills-auburn.com
Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers on May 11, 2014
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