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Carl Millman
Date of Death: 09/19/2014

Passed away on September 19, 2014, at the age of 93.

Beloved husband of Phyllis Millman (nee Rabin) for 70 years. Dear father of Nancy (David) Melnick and Robert (Judy) Millman. Loving grandfather of Stephanie (Mark) Goldstein, Todd (Lainey) Melnick, Michael Melnick, Rabbi Joshua (Leah) Millman, Rachel (Rabbi Aron Meir) Zuckerman, Yonatan (Naomi) Millman, Meira (Chaim) Waldman, Asher (Kiki) Millman, and Mendy Millman. Also survived by 26

Carl was a graduate of UW-Madison and a life-long Packers fan. After graduating from college, Carl served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Carl and Phyllis married during the war. After completing his military service, Carl returned to Milwaukee and, with Phyllis, opened Millman’s Department Store. Recognizing the vending machine as an emerging innovation, Carl founded Automatic Merchandising Corp. with his brother-in-law, the late Asher Rabin. Carl was active in the Milwaukee Jewish community throughout his life, including with Congregation Beth El Ner Tamid, the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, and the Wisconsin Israel Bonds drive.

Funeral services Monday, September 22nd, at 10:00 AM, at the funeral home.

Burial to follow at Second Home Cemetery, 3705 South 43rd Street, Milwaukee.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the CBJ Charity Fund, for children and families in crisis, would be appreciated (mail to: CBJ, 3100 North 52nd Street, Milwaukee, WI 53216).

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