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Erwin J. Milleville, 76, a retired pipefitter and an active member of St. James Lutheran Church in Bergholz, died Tuesday (July 29, 1997) in DeGraff Memorial Hospital, North Tonawanda.

Milleville, 76, of Cayuga Drive, was born in Wheatfield and was a graduate of LaSalle High School. He served in the Navy Seabees during World War II.

Milleville was employed at the former Oldbury Co. later known as Hooker Chemical, then Occidental Chemical, as a pipe fitter for 42 years. He retired in 1982.

He was a lifelong member of St. James Lutheran Church in Bergholz, where he had been a Sunday school teacher, trustee, secretary and president.

Milleville was a charter member of the Wheatfield Post 1451 of the American Legion, an avid New York Yankees fan and enjoyed bowling and golf.

Survivors include his wife, the former Jean Moebius; two sons, Larry of Atlanta and Paul; a daughter, Linda Haseley of Sanborn; two brothers, Richard of Wheatfield and Donald of the Town of Niagara; five sisters, Winifred Proefrock and Alice Lange, both of Wheatfield, Beatrice Nehrboss of Newstead, Janice Kysor of Lewiston and Florence Mielke;, and three grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday in St. James Lutheran Church, Niagara Road at Rohr Street, Bergholz. Burial will be in St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Wheatfield.

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