Randy Millikan


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Posted Online: March 11, 2013, 7:59 pm
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Randy G. Millikan, 60, of rural Viola, died Saturday, March 9, 2013, at his home.
Funeral services are Thursday, March 14, at 7 p.m., with visitation from 4 p.m. until the time of service, at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola. Private burial will be at Viola Cemetery. Memorials may be left for Calvary Lutheran Church, New Windsor, or the Viola Fire Department.
Randy was born July 13, 1952, in Aledo, to Frank Melvin and Marguerite Peterson Millikan. He graduated from the former Winola High School and Black Hawk College. He was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church. Randy was employed by the Moline Post Office for the last 26 years.
Survivors include his daughter, Taylor, Lake City, Fla.; and brother, Bob (Gwen) Millikan, Viola.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Online condolences may be left at dennisonfuneralhome.com.












 




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