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Mara A. (Orszulak) Milner

Saturday, June 16, 2012
1:00 PM
South Park Annnex Cemetery
1500 South State Road 205
Columbia City, IN 46725

MARA A. (ORSZULAK) MILNER 64, resident of Park County, Cody WY, died on July 11, 2011 at home in peace with her children by her side. She was born February 22, 1947 in LaPorte, IN, daughter to John and Martha (Dove) Orszulak. She spent her youth and school years in LaPorte and graduated from LaPorte High School.

She was united in marriage to Daniel Riffel between 1965-1984 and had 3 children Elizabeth, Timothy and Alicia. She lived in Janesville, WI, from 1966-1986 where she worked at General Motors and raised her family.

On October 25,1986 she was united in marriage to Gene H. Miler. They resided in South Whitley, IN, until his death in 2005. Mara retired from General Motors in 2006 after 33 years of service.

Ms. Milner moved to Cody, WY in September of 2009 to be with family members. Mara is survived by her mother Martha Dunfee of Stillwell IN, brothers David and Robert Orszulak of LaPorte, IN, daughter Elizabeth (Tony) Scheu of Cody, WY, son Timothy (Kristina) Riffel of St. Petersburg, FL, and daughter Alicia Folk of Bussyville, WI. Five grandchildren, who were the light of her life; Andrew Connell, Jordan and Brandon Scheu and Alex and Bailey Folk. Mara was preceded in death by John (father), Gene (husband), Martha (sister), and John (brother).

The graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012 at South Park Annex Cemetery, Columbia City.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City.


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