DUKE CENTER — Kathleen L. “Kathy” Bryan-Milliron, 62, went to be with the love of her life, Bruce, on Sunday (Jan. 2, 2022) surrounded by her loving family and friends.
Born June 24, 1959 in Olean, N.Y., she was a daughter of Harold and Annie Bowley Kohn. On Feb. 18, 1996, she married Bruce E. Milliron, who preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 2010.
Kathy was a 1977 graduate of Otto-Eldred High School and upon graduation, enlisted in the U.S. Navy. During her time in the Navy she earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and was a veteran of Operation Desert Storm. Mrs. Milliron served her country for almost twenty years as a corpsman, finally retiring as a Chief Petty Officer (E-7).
After her service, Kathy dedicated her life to raising her children. Along with her family, she spent eight years living in Florida prior to moving back to Duke Center after Bruce’s death in 2010. In Duke Center, she became involved with the Otto-Eldred School Board, launching the annual Milliron Marshall Memorial Run and most of all, she was devoted to her family and to being a fantastic friend.
Surviving are one son, Hobie (Kirstyn Whitman) Milliron of Duke Center; and two daughters, Hannah (Brianna Strickland) Milliron of Pensacola, Fla. and Tereina (Christopher) Walk of Lake Worth, Fla.; three grandchildren, Madden Milliron, Michael and Scarlett Walk; and four siblings, Nancy Larson Carney, Patti Larson Prosser, Terry Kohn and Julie Kohn Thompson.
In addition to her husband of fourteen years, she was preceded in death by her parents.
At Kathleen’s request no public services are to be held, private services are to be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Moody Hollow Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the American Legion Post # 887 of Eldred.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Frame Funeral Home, Eldred.
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