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Milford Kirschbaum

September 5, 1936 - February 17, 2023

U.S. Veteran
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Milford Kirschbaum (86) of Ankeny passed away February 17, 2023.

Mel was born in Minnesota to Alvin and Cecelia. After high school he joined the Marine Corps and served for 8 years and 3 tours of service. He worked as a pipe fitter most of his life.  His favorite past times included reading and fishing. He loved to be with family and treasured Memorial weekend shenanigans including playing pull-tabs and horse racing. He cherished his grandchildren and football. He loved to cook, and his famous meals will be missed by all.

He is survived by his five children: Marnie Loftus and her husband Brad, Heather Karr and her husband Jeremiah, Matthew Kirschbaum and his wife Michelle, David Kirschbaum and his wife Liz and Melanie Osborne and husband Marvin. Grand children, Hannah, Libby, Christian, Chloe, Mandy, Kelly, Michael, Aimee, David, Mandy, Kelly and Naomi. He also had 5 great grandchildren. His sister Fern and husband Grant Hilton. He is preceded in death by his parents and 3 siblings, Robert, Gale, and Don.

His life will be celebrated by family at a later date with a burial at sea.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to: Semper Fi & America’s Fund.

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