EMIL WALTER MILKER SR., 91, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Heritage Park. Born Jan. 3, 1922, in Chicago, Ill., he was an U.S. Army veteran. He retired in 1993 after 25 years as a controller with Nixon Newspapers. He was past president of Rotary in Wabash. Surviving are his children, Alicia L. Milker, Emil W. Milker Jr. and Christopher E. Milker; and sister, Mrs. Richard (Alice) Koesterer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marion (Mapel) Milker, in 2009; and parents, Emil J. and Sophie (Sadowa) Milker. Memorial Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at St. Jude Catholic Church, E. State Blvd. at Randallia Drive, with visitation one hour prior. Fr. Thomas Shoemaker officiating. Arrangements by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 5, 2013