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Robert H. Millies


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Robert H. Millies Obituary

HUDSON - Robert H. Millies, 86, of Pittsford, died Friday, March 4, 2016, at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, FL. He was born January 21, 1930, in Detroit, MI, to the late Frank and Julie (Biernat) Millies. He married Maureen A. Cavanaugh on September 25, 1965, in Berkley, MI, and she survives.

Robert was a 1948 graduate of McKenzie High School in Detroit, and proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a self-employed farmer and skilled carpenter by trade, but also considered both to be pleasurable hobbies throughout his life. He also enjoyed wintering in Florida and spending time with his beloved family. Robert was a member of St. Mary on the Lake Catholic Church in Manitou Beach.

In addition to his wife of 50 years, Maureen, he is survived by a son, Robert J. Millies of Pittsford; two daughters, Julie Millies (and Dave Lucke) of Howell, MI, and Lynne Millies (and Mike Garner) of Hillsborough, NC; and seven grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Robert will be celebrated by Father Joseph Krupp on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Mary on the Lake Catholic Church. Military rites conducted by the Hudson American Legion Hannan-Colvin Post #180 will follow. Interment will take place at a later date in Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, MI. The family will receive friends for visitation on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Eagle Funeral Home in Hudson, and for one hour preceding mass Saturday at the church.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may consider a memorial donation in honor of Robert to a . Friends can share memories and words of comfort with the family online at www.eaglefuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Mar. 9, 2016
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