Milton R. Haskell, age 96, of Beaver Dam, died on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at Hillside Manor.
The visitation will be at Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 from 10:30 AM until 11:30 AM. A Masonic service will follow at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11:30 AM, presented by the Masonic Lodge #48 F & AM of Waupun. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Beaver Dam with military honors provided by the John E. Miller American Legion Post #146.
Milton Ray Haskell was born on May 1, 1915 in Hancock, Wisconsin to Ray and Nelle (Robinson) Haskell. On June 22, 1940, he was united in marriage with June Moloso in Dubuque, Iowa. Milton was inducted in the US Army on May 27, 1943, during WWII. He was qualified as a rifle marksman and was specialized as a sterilizer operator. Milton was honorably discharged on November 10, 1944. He was a resident of Beaver Dam since 1957 and owned and operated Haskell”s Beauty Shop in Waupun and Haskell”s Barber Shop in Beaver Dam. Milton was a resident of Beaver Dam since 1957, working for Don Beilfuss before opening his own Barber Shop in Beaver Dam. He was a lifetime member of the Beaver Dam American Legion and the D.A.V. He was also a member of the Waupun Kiwanis and Masonic lodge.
He is survived by his daughter, Melnee (Richard) Kasper of Hilton Head Island, SC; two granddaughters, Allison (Graham) Metzger of Park Ridge, IL and Megan Kasper of Chicago, IL; and two great grandchildren, Liam and Lorelei Metzger, as well as other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and two sisters in infancy, Harriet and Esther.
The family suggests that memorials be made in Milton Haskell”s name to Beaver Dam Community Hospital Foundation, 707 S. University Ave., Beaver Dam, WI 53916.
The Murray Funeral Home, 131 E. Maple Ave in Beaver Dam, is caring for the family. To leave condolences, for directions, or for other information, please visit our website at www.MurrayFH.com.
Wednesday, June 29th, 2011, 10:30am – 11:30am
Wednesday, June 29th, 2011, 11:30am
Oakwood Cemetery-Beaver Dam