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Herbert F. MILDRUM

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MILDRUM, Herbert F. Of Kettering, passed away, Friday, February 14, 2014 at Kettering Hospital. Herbert was born in 1929 on Staten Island, NY. He married his high school sweetheart, Louise Bergstrom July 1950 at WPAFB Chapel. They observed the 63 years anniversary in 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Nancy Mildrum; an infant son in 1955; daughter, Annette Kinch in 1997 and his in-laws, Leonard and Olga Bergstrom. He is survived by his wife, Louise; daughter, Cheryl (Bruce) Crane of Colorado; granddaughter, Claire (Jeff) Nitz; grandson, Alec Westwater all of Colorado and granddaughter, Claudia (Thad) Plumley of Dublin, OH; great-grandson: Bergen and Asher Nitz and Luca Westwater. Herbert served in the United States Air Force for 4 years then was hired by the University of Dayton in August 1952 to help start research, for which eventually was named the UDRI. He retired November 1991. He also served an adjunct professor in Electrical Engineering from 1968-1991. Visitation will be Thursday, February 20th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Westbrock Funeral Home, 5980 Bigger Rd, Kettering. Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 21st at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to or the . www.westbrockfuneralhome.com

Published in Dayton Daily News on Feb. 18, 2014
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