Keith D. Miltenberger
Keith D. Miltenberger, 59, of Magnolia, DE, formerly of Nazareth, PA, peacefully passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He was the loving husband of Sandra K. (Mehalko) Miltenberger. The couple would have celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary on April 22nd. Born in Wilson Borough, he was a son of Jean E. (Roth) Miltenberger of Upper Nazareth Township, and the late Ray D. Miltenberger. A 1980 graduate of Nazareth Area High School, Keith also graduated from the Community College of the Air Force where he earned an Associate in Applied Science degree in Services Management.
For more than 27 years, Keith proudly and honorably served in the United States Air Force, before retiring in 2010 at Charleston AFB, SC, as Senior Master Sergeant. His military career commenced when he entered the delayed enlistment program in September, 1982, and began Air Force Basic Training in February, 1983. During his more than 27 years of service, which included Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, with various assignments and deployments, Keith received numerous awards and decorations, among them the Meritorious Service Metal with four oak leaf clusters. After retiring, he worked with the 3rd Airlift Squadron at Dover AFB, DE, for a brief period. Keith loved the game of golf and was an avid fisherman.
In addition to his wife, Sandie, and his mother, Jean, he will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by sons, Adam Clark and finacee, Sarah Miller, of Rapid City, SD, and Marcus Clark and wife, Abby Bayda, of Scott AFB, IL; daughter, Alyssa Clark and significant other, Joseph Bittle, of Dover, DE; brothers, Jeffrey Miltenberger of Nazareth, PA, and Lee Miltenberger of Midland, NC; mother-in-law, Zella (Jesso) Mehalko of Dover, DE; brother-in-law, George Mehalko and wife, Rhonda, of Aurora, CO; sisters-in-law, Sharon Mehalko of Dover, DE, and Donna Holmberg and husband, Brian, of Middletown, DE; uncles, Leonard Miltenberger and William Roberts, and aunt, Margaret Toth; nieces and nephews. Keith was predeceased by his father-in-law, Edward Mehalko; and a brother-in-law, Charles Mehalko.
A public viewing for relatives and friends will be held on Friday evening, April 09, 2021, from 6 to 8 p.m., and Saturday morning from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the GEORGE G. BENSING FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2165 Community Drive, Route 946, in the Village of Moorestown - Bath, PA 18014. COVID-19 restrictions apply. Keith's funeral service will be private and limited to invited guests. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Moorestown.
George G. Bensing Funeral Home
2165 Community Drive
Bath, PA 18014-9503
Published in The Express Times on Apr. 7, 2021.