Bernard "Bud" McMillan died Aug. 1, 2015, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Grand Junction. He was 91.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, at All Saints Lutheran Church in Austin, followed by inurnment at 3 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Mr. McMillan was a telephone installer and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Louise; a son, Donald (Gigi) McMillan of Cedaredge; a daughter, Cynthia (Robert) McMillan-Empkey of Broomfield; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be sent to All Saints Lutheran Church, 20101 Deer Creek Road, Austin, CO 81410.
Thanks to the efforts of state Rep. Millie Hamner, House District 61, Colorado State University plans to re-open the Rogers Mesa research site.
The facility was taken out of operation in 2011, due to budget cuts throughout the CSU system.