Submitted by Melva Taylor
The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, IL
September 28, 1983 - Wednesday, pg. A4
MILAN J. FOTZLER
Prophetstown: - Milan J. Fotzler, 66, 308 Market Street, died Tuesday morning of an apparent heart attack at his farm. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at the First Lutheran Church, with Rev. Quentin Fleming officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday at the Gardner Chapel. Memorials may be made to the First Lutheran Church.
Milan Fotzler was born on Jan. 10, 1917 in Thomas, the son of Jacob and Falome Stahl Fotzler. He was educated in the Thomas and Tampico Schools. On Feb 13, 1941 he married June Larson in Clinton, Iowa, and had been engaged in farming all of his life.
Surviving are his wife; two sons, Neil and Lyle, both of Champaign; one grandson; one sister, Mrs. Margaret Lea, Glen Ellyn; and one brother, Frank, Prophetstown.