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Jeff Milne

June 26, 1952 March 24, 2019
Jeff Milne
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Obituary for Jeff Milne

Jeff Milne, age 66 of Harmony passed away at his home on Sunday, March 24, 2019. Funeral services will be 11 am Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Greenfield Lutheran Church, Harmony. Friends may call on Friday, March 29, from 4 to 6 pm at the Lindstrom Funeral Home in Harmony and at the church for an hour prior to services on Saturday. Burial will be in Scotland Cemetery at a later date.  

Jeffrie Lee Milne was born June 26, 1952 in Preston, MN, to George and Joyce (Austin) Milne. Jeff graduated from Harmony High School in 1970 and later earned his Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Special Education from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN.  Jeff loved children and devoted his whole life to them. He taught at Roosevelt Elementary School in Jamestown, North Dakota for 34 years. He also worked with Special Olympics in North Dakota. He enjoyed travel and visited most of the United States, also a college tour of Europe and for 13 years he vacationed in Door County, Wisconsin. During his years of teaching, Jeff spent many of his summers back in Harmony working at the Country Lodge Motel, which was owned by his parents. In 2011, Jeff moved back to his hometown of Harmony when he retired from teaching. Jeff followed the Minnesota Vikings and Twins sports teams. Jeff was a loyal son who visited his mother every day at noontime. Jeff was a longtime member of Greenfield Lutheran, and often volunteered to decorate the church at Christmas time. He was also active in Relay for Life and Empty Bowls.  

Jeff is survived by his mother, Joyce Jacobson of Harmony, an uncle and aunt Loren and Drucie Milne of Harmony and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, George Milne, step-father, Murrell Jacobson, his grandparents as well as aunts and uncles: George and Shirley Austin and Alan and Marsha Austin.


Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

29

Mar

4:00 PM 3/29/2019 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 3/29/2019 6:00:00 PM
Lindstrom Funeral Homes - Harmony

505 Main Avenue South
Harmony, MN 55939

Lindstrom Funeral Homes - Harmony
505 Main Avenue South Harmony 55939 MN
United States

Visitation

Saturday

30

Mar

10:00 AM 3/30/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
Greenfield Lutheran

235 Main Ave South
Harmony, MN 55939

Greenfield Lutheran
235 Main Ave South Harmony 55939 MN
United States

Service

Saturday

30

Mar

11:00 AM 3/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
Greenfield Lutheran

235 Main Ave South
Harmony, MN 55939

Greenfield Lutheran
235 Main Ave South Harmony 55939 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Scotland Cemetery, Richland Prairie Church Final Resting Place

17903 Game Road
Preston, MN 55965

17903 Game Road Preston 55965 MN
United States
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