Michael David Milner was born in Springfield, Illinois on Nov. 19, 1946. He
graduated from Bishop Griffin High School and after a year of college
was drafted into the army. He became a communications specialist
in Austria and Belgium. After the army Mike enrolled at DeVry
Institute of Technology in Chicago. He later transferred to and
graduated from the Phoenix campus. When he returned to
Springfield he began working for Illinois Bell. He worked his
way up to management in the Chicago office. When he retired from AT&T
he returned to the Phoenix area, buying a house in Sun City. He
continued working for the phone company, doing contract work for several
Mike was a prolific and eclectic reader; he loved any kind of
electronics, old books, antiques, bluegrass music, and running his ATV
in and around the hills and sand dunes of Arizona and surrounding
states. Mike had many good friends; his life was cut short
by cancer at the age of 63.
Can anyone share some more info on Mike!?
Mike's family gave the SMECC library some technical magazines
but they were not familiar with all his technical endeavors in
detail - Ed Sharpe email@example.com
Milner, Michael D.
63 of Sun City, AZ passed away October 15, 2010 after a yearlong
battle with cancer. Mike was born November 19, 1946 in Springfield, IL to
William & Marjorie Milner. He graduated from Bishop Griffin High
School in Springfield, and then joined the U.S. Army. He graduated from
the DeVry Institute of Technology and worked his whole career for AT&T
in Chicago. Mike is survived by his mother Marge of Sun City, his sister,
Barbara (Burl) of Georgetown, IL, nephew Bill (Christy) of Crown Point,
IN, niece, Christine Good of Westville, IL and Katherine (Mike) Aponte of
Vilsec, Germany. He was preceded in death by his father Bill. Mike had
many good friends and he will be sorely missed. Services will be held
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 11 A.M. at Sunland Memorial Park.