Jack Milliorn, 87, passed
away July 2, 2019. He was born August of 1931 in Pendleton, OR to Tom
Milliorn and Ethel Speilman. He graduated from Pendleton High School and then
joined the Navy where he served 2 years as a radioman. After leaving the Navy
he joined the Pendleton Fire Department and served until 1961. Jack then
moved to Richland, WA where he worked for GE. He then went on to work for
Battelle until he retired as manager of Craft Services in 1993.
Jack met the love of his
life, Dolores Tesinsky when they were both working for GE. They were
married in May of 1963.
Jack and Dolores spent many
fun filled weekends and vacations waterskiing, RVing in the Blue Mountains, golfing,
and growing bountiful gardens. Jack also loved to write wonderful stories
of all their adventures. One of his many passions was being a ham radio
operator, as well as playing the organ/electric piano and singing along.
Another passion of his was having several good books to read wherever he
Jack was preceded in
death by his parents. He is survived by his wife Dolores, sisters Donna
(Paul) Nielson, Darla (Keith) Swenson, Daphna Belden, Molly Johnson, and Glenda
Battershell (David), sister-in-law Shirley (Duane) Menghini and numerous nieces
and nephews as well as grand nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Friday, July 12 at 3:00 pm at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Richland. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Salvation Army, 1219 Thayer Dr. Richland 99354 or Benton Franklin Humane Society, 1736 East 7th Ave. Kennewick 99337 or a charity of your choice.