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“So sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathy to the family. ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: Sue Lantz Jones - Ellston, IA


Milton Ray Stone, son of Lee and Arzelle (Spencer) Stone, was born February 15, 1946 at Mount Ayr, Iowa. He passed away September 28, 2011 at Mercy Hospital Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.
Milt graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1964. He was a career military serviceman in Vietnam with tours in the Philippines and Taiwan during the Vietnam War. Milt retired as a Master Sergeant after 22 years in the U.S. Air Force. Milt lived in California, later returning to his beloved hometown of Mount Ayr.
Milt loved the Iowa football teams and loved watching college football on TV. He especially enjoyed playing cribbage with his nephews. During his time back home, he loved his connections with the "gang" at Peggy Sue's and made many cherished friends during his evening visits.
He is survived by his brother Philip (Cathy) Stone of Perry, Iowa; two nephews David (Kari) Stone of Naperville, IL and Joseph Stone of Maple Grove, MN; great niece Molly and great nephews Arne and Samuel; cousins, other relatives and friends.
Milt was preceded in death by his parents. A memorial fund has been established to the First Christian Church.