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Ms. MILLIKEN, EVELYN to TAPS

2109, 10/6/2017

Ms. EVELYN MILLIKEN, (Wife of MAJ CHARLES), passed away 4/4/2016.

Evelyn Milliken, 83, passed away Monday, April 4, 2016, at Masonicare Health Center Hospice Unit in Wallingford, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the wife of Major Charles E. Milliken.

Mrs. Milliken was born Dec. 26, 1932, in Lawrenceville County, Ill., the daughter of the late Robert E. and Edith Elma (McBride) Gillum. She was a longtime Cheshire resident, and was known by many as an artist who enjoyed painting. Evelyn was also a long standing member of Society of Decorative Painters and the Connecticut Yankee Painters.

Besides her husband of 65 years, Mrs. Milliken is survived by her children, Margo D'Amico and her husband, Pat, of Cheshire, Marcella Krohn and her husband, Seth, of Cheshire, and Martine Ozycz and her husband, Jack, of Old Saybrook; her daughter-in-law, Kelly McQuire Milliken; her sisters, Opal Westgate, of Florida and Marilyn Hayes, of Indiana; her grandchildren, Justin Milliken, Shannon Metzler, Alison Tetterton, Colby, Courtney and Shelby Milliken, Brandon and Angela D'Amico, Maxwell and Alexandra Krohn, Samuel, Mallory and Olivia Ozycz; her great-grandchildren, Noah, Evelyn and Tristian Milliken, Abigail and Emily Tetterton, Vincent, Edward and James D'Amico.

Mrs. Milliken is predeceased by her children, Marcia Metzler and Mark Milliken.