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Milton Schwartz

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Milton Schwartz

Originally from Manitowoc. Died on January 23, 2019 in Milwaukee at the age of 95.

For the past several years, he resided at Chai Point Senior Residence with his wife, Bess (nee Luffman).
He was born November 22, 1923, the son of Abraham and Martha Schwartz and the youngest of eight children, who all preceded him in death. He spent his career at WI Aluminum Foundry, a business begun by his father in 1909 and continued by several brothers, nephews, and great-nephews in addition to himself. He enjoyed a lengthy work span of 69 years, until his retirement as Chairman of the Board and move to Milwaukee in 2016.

He served the Jewish community in Manitowoc holding offices in his synagogue, Anshe Poale Zedek, in B’nai B’rith where he was a 50-year member, and in the Jewish Federation of Manitowoc.

Aside from his wife, Bess, whom he married in 1947, he is survived by four daughters, Sandra (David) Abraham, Barbara (Berel) Lutsky, Deborah Praeger, and Cynthia (Edward) Malkin; and son, David (Cheryl); as well as five grandchildren, Marta, Karen, Abigail, Nathan and Zachary, and one great-grandson, Ezra. Further survived by his brother-in-law, Sam (the late Claire) Luffman.

Funeral service, Sunday, January 27th at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Second Home Cemetery, 3705 South 43rd Street, Milwaukee.

Memorials to Anshe Poale Zedek Synagogue, Post Office Box 2291, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 54421-2291; the Milwaukee Jewish Federation or the charity of your choice appreciated.

Goodman-Bensman Whitefish Bay Funeral Home
4750 North Santa Monica Boulevard (414) 964-3111

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  1. Dean and Diane Ebert 01/27/2019 9:22 am

    I enjoyed working for Milton for many years. He always had a smile and a great sense of humor. Sending our heartfelt sympathy.

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