John R. McMillan

POYNETTE  -- John R. McMillan, age 70, of Poynette, died on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at his home in Poynette after a short battle with cancer. 

John was born on March 2, 1939, in Poynette, the son of Robert and Grace (Martin) McMillan.  He married Marlene (Velicer) Cibulka on August 14, 1982.  John was a life-long farmer working on the family farm and in farm services.  He was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Poynette, the Poynette Optimist Club, and Friends of Mackenzie Center.  

John is survived by his wife, Marlene of Poynette; his children, Reed (James Macho) McMillan, New York, NY, Sonja (Jeffrey) Noble, Poynette, Robert (Toni) McMillan, Blanchardville, Douglas (Kim) Cibulka, Portage, Todd (Shelly) Cibulka, Poynette, and Stuart (Stephanie) Cibulka, Birmingham, MI; his grandchildren, Kara and Christopher Noble, Cassandra and Cody McMillan, Lucas and Tiffany Schade, Jeramia, Nicolas, Troy, Katrina, Megan and Derek Cibulka, Hallie, Emily, and Joseph Cibulka, and Sophia and Alexander Cibulka; his father, Robert McMillan, Wyocena; his siblings, Beverly Thiele, Arlington, Marian Frey, Beaver Dam, James (Marianne) McMillan, and Thomas (Donna) McMillan, both of Poynette; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and numerous friends.  John was preceded in death by his mother, and his brothers-in-law, Harlan Thiele, and Harold Frey.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2010 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Poynette with Fr. Raymond J. Dischler presiding.  Interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Friday, February 26, 2010 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Poynette , and on Saturday, from 9:30 a.m., until the time of the Mass at the church.




For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)