Born: January 20, 1955
Died: August 04, 2011
A Celebration of the Life of Michael John Milberg will be held at the residence of his daughter, Carol Ann Cox, on Sunday, August 7, 2011, from 2 to 4 p.m. Mike passed away Thursday, August 4, 2011 in Ardmore, Oklahoma.
Mike was born January 20, 1955 to Marlyn and Jane Milberg in Brainerd, Minnesota. He attended Severna Park High School in Maryland and from there he traveled and lived in many places including, Cleveland, Ohio, Dallas, Houston and Sherman, Texas, and Luneburg, Nova Scotia. He especially enjoyed a summer adventure with his friends, sailing a schooner in the Caribbean. Mike moved to Durant, Oklahoma in the 1980's where he and his brother, Tom, opened the Corner Bar and Grill. While living in Durant, Mike met his future wife, Leila. Mike and Leila evantually moved to Ardmore where they raised their children, Carol Ann and James. Mike was a connoisseur of fine cars and enjoyed spending hours behind the wheel cruising the back roads of Oklahoma with the windows down and music up. Mike, always the free spirit, had a passion for music including the Beatles and Bob Marley. His hobbies included rock and coin collecting.
Mike is survived by his children, Carol Ann Cox and James Milberg; his granddaughter, Olivia Jane Cox; his brother, Tom Milberg; nieces and nephews, Trevor, Thomas, Timmy and Miranda Milberg; Leila Lenore and the many, many friends he made during his lifetime.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the NAMI of Southern Oklahoma, 1210 East Main, Tishomingo, OK 73460.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com.