Milo’s life began on January 13, 1923, the son of Daniel and Matilda (Goering) Kaufman in Moundridge, Kansas. He graduated from Moundridge High, class of 1940 and attended Kansas State University. He served his country in the US Army during the end of WWII. He married Betty Joan Notz on November 17, 1951 at the Burns United Methodist Church.
Milo started out farming and then went to work for Vickers Refinery in 1953 for 11 years. In 1964 he went to work at Boeing as a machinist until his retirement in 1988. He was a member of Potwin Methodist Church. He enjoyed gardening, bike riding, traveling. He and Betty loved being snowbirds in Apache Junction, Arizona.
His loving family includes his wife Betty of Newton of almost 70 years; children, Richard Kaufman (Sheryl) of Wichita, Elizabeth McBain (Keith) of Canton, Michigan, Mike Kaufman (Karen) of Lenexa, Kansas; brother, Jarold Kaufman (Joan) of The Villages, Florida; sister, Reitha Klaassen of Newton; sisters-in-law, Jeanette Kaufman of Clark, South Dakota and Beverly Kaufman of Frankfort, South Dakota; grandchildren, Brian Kaufman, Brenda Dehn (Tyler), Julia Kaufman, Jacob Kaufman and Marilyn McBain; great-grandchildren, Adeline and Eloise Dehn.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Dalmer Kaufman (Violet), Wilmer and Leonard Kaufman; sisters, Mildred Klaassen (Roland), Leona Schmidt (Menno), Arlene Entz (Arnold), Jerrie Kruse (Dwight); brother-in-law, Glendon Klaassen. Milo passed away peacefully on Monday, September 20, 2021 at the age of 98 years old.
His family will gather with friends on Friday, September 24, from 5-7 pm at Lamb Funeral Home, 120 S. Main, Whitewater. Interment will be held Saturday at 10:00 am at McGill Cemetery in Potwin. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 am at Potwin United Methodist Church, 123 N. Anita, Potwin, Kansas 67123.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to Potwin United Methodist Church or Salem United Methodist Church in Newton, Kansas both in care of Lamb Funeral Home, P.O. Box 358. Whitewater, Kansas 67154. Please sign his online guest book and leave a memory of Milo at www.yazelmeglifh.com