Mildred T. Milliken

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Mildred T. Milliken, 87, formerly of 659 Webster Street, Lewiston, passed away at Marshwood Nursing Home on June 17th, 2013, where she resided for the past 13 months. She was born in Sidney, Maine, on September 18, 1925, the daughter of Annie Murray and Erwin S. Targett Sr. She graduated from Flagstaff High School in 1943. She worked in shoe shops for many years before entering the new and emerging electronics field at Raytheon in the early 1960’s. She retired from Maine Electronics as an engineer. She had many hobbies including cooking, fishing, bowling, quilting, gardening, golf and snowmobiling. She married Warren Milliken on June 4th, 1944. Mr. Milliken passed away on August 4, 2000. They lived in Flagstaff until 1949, when they moved to Lewiston.  Survivors include six children; Donna Chouinard of Poland Spring, Wayne and wife Rita of Poland, Bruce and wife Teddi of Lewiston, Karen and husband John Hoffman of New Milford, PA, Tanya and husband Scott Styverson of Jackson, PA, and Toby Milliken of Lewiston. She has seven surviving brothers; Mike, Dave, Victor, Hugh, Ted, Don, and John Targett, two sisters, Dot King and Diane Pelkey, nine grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a son, Melvin, a grandson, Timothy Chouinard, and a brother, Erwin Targett, Jr. We sincerely thank all of the caring staff at Marshwood for their support and dedication, not just for our mom, but for all of their residents.

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