Niagara Gazette


June 24, 2014

Wilbert C. Milleville

BUFFALO — Wilbert C. Milleville, of the Town of Wheatfield, NY, went to be with his Lord on Monday, June 23, 2014, at the Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, NY.

He was born in the Town of Wheatfield on January 2, 1929, the son of the late Carl J. and Viola (Haseley) Milleville.

Mr. Milleville graduated from LaSalle Senior High School. He began working on his family's farm with his father and continued farming with his sons and grandsons, in which he was still   active. Mr. Milleville also operated a hay, straw and grain trucking business in Western New York.

Mr. Milleville was a member of the Niagara County Co-operative Extension and Farm Bureau and served as a director of the Niagara Co-Op Milk Producers. He was an active member of St. James Lutheran Church, serving as the church Secretary and Elder.

Mr. Milleville enjoyed traveling with his wife and friends throughout the world, taking videos of family events and his travels. He also enjoyed hunting.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lois J. (Voeker) Milleville; they were married on June 11, 1949; four sons, John R. (Joyce) Milleville of Wheatfield, Lee W. (Maureen) Milleville and David E. (Jane) Milleville, both of Sanborn, and Timothy C. (Donna) Milleville of Pendleton; two daughters, Kathleen L. (John) Miskey of Tonawanda, NY and Mary Ann (R. Steven)      Kowalski of Wheatfield; three sisters, Elva (Edgar) Walck, Jean (Richard) St. John and Lois (late Dale) Bush; one brother-in-law, Raymond Wienk. He is also survived by 20 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends. Mr. Milleville was the father-in-law of the late Ronald Antonelli.

The family will be present on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the RHONEY  FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, SANBORN, NY. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM, at St. James Lutheran Church, 2437 Niagara Road, Bergholz, NY, with Pastor Jeff Milsen officiating. Memorials may be made in his name to the St. James Endowment Fund. Interment in St. James Cemetery, Bergholz, NY.

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