WWII veteran, member of ABC Church
George Millonas Jr., 92, of Chicago, died on Dec. 6, 2019 with his family by his side. Born on March 29, 1927 to George F. and Klara Millonas (nee Holtescheck) in Chicago where he lived all of his life, he attended Crane Tech High School and the University of Illinois where he earned his B.S. degree in Engineering. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served his country during World War II and spent most of his working career as a manager of Maintenance and Construction for the Chicago Transit Authority. He also enjoyed woodworking, playing the clarinet and the saxophone, and was a longtime member of Oak Park’s Austin Boulevard Christian Church.
George Millonas Jr. is survived by his daughters, Karen (Don) Wettstein, Sue (Bob) Noble and Elaine Millonas; his grandchildren, Sarah Garretson, Bryon Gilbert, Tom Wettstein, Neal Gilbert and Andy Wettstein; six great-grandchildren; and his sister, Clare Vartanian. He was preceded in death by his wife, Neva; his parents; his brother, Robert; and his great-grandson, Jonathan.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. until time of service, 11 a.m., at Oak Park’s Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, with interment at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
The family appreciates memorial contributions to the Austin Boulevard Christian Church Legacy Fund or to Special Olympics.