Milo R. Schleis, 89, of Wilber, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at the Wilber Care Center. Born September 17, 1923 to Edward and Thelma (Yant) Schleis. Married Elaine Tesar on October 8, 1947 in Wilber.

Preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Wencil and Warren; stepfather, Edwin Sehl. Survivors: wife, Elaine; daughters and sons-in-law: Janelle and Michael Fitzgerald of Ft. Calhoun, Jeanine and Roger Janssen of Lincoln; grandchildren, Brian and Gene Fitzgerald, Eileen Grothe, Jerad and Darin Janssen; great grandchildren, Kayla, Milo R. and Wren Fitzgerald, Gage Grothe.

Memorials to the Wilber Fire and Rescue. Services: 10:30 am Monday, Kuncl Funeral Home, Wilber. Visitation: 4 - 8 pm Sunday at the funeral home.