Milford Van De Loo, 95, of W Grand Avenue in Port Washington, died Thursday, November 23, 2006 at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital – Ozaukee Campus in Mequon, Wisconsin.
He was born June 21, 1911 in Five Corners, Town of Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin to Joseph and Rose Jacoby Van De Loo. He served in the United States Army as a Corporal in Company A 753D Tank Battalion during World War Two. He married Helen Federmeyer of the Town of Port Washington on June 22, 1946 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Port Washington. She preceded him in death February 4, 2004.
Milford worked at the former Quik Mix and former PCM, Inc. for over 30 years. He also worked in grounds maintenance at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Port Washington for 13 years. He was a member of St. Mary’s Church, the Van Ells-Schanen American Legion Post 82, Catholic Order of Foresters and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local 1430. He enjoyed fishing, playing sheepshead and his granddaughters.
He is survived his daughter Mary Ann (David) Ratatori of Fredonia, granddaughters Christina Ratatori and Angie (Sean) Kellar. Further survived by brother Francis Van De Loo of Sheboygan, other relatives and friends. A sister, Rosalind Wagner, and brother, Alfred Van De Loo, precede him in death.
Fr. Allan Sommer will celebrate Mass of Christian Burial at 12 NOON, Tuesday, November 28, 2006 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 430 N Johnson Street, Port Washington. Interment parish cemetery. Visitation 10 am – Noon Tuesday AT CHURCH. Memorials to St. Mary’s Church for masses appreciated.