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Milan Kenneth William Halverson


Milan Kenneth William Halverson

Milan Kenneth William Halverson – 88, Bible Hill, passed away peacefully, with loving family at his side, on Sunday morning, May 13, 2018, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Malagash, he was a son of the late William and Iva (MacNutt) Halverson.

At a very young age and up until the time of his death, Milan took a great interest in anything and everything to do with airplanes and aviation; from making model airplanes with wood and tissues, doing 1000 piece puzzles or reading his collection of books and magazines, it was his dream to become a pilot. He was self-employed as an electrician and later worked at Polymer International until his retirement in 1995.

Milan is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Reta Maxine (Kaulback, Hirtle); children, Sonja Halverson, Truro; Shelley Duvall, Debert; Toni Halverson (Normand Landry), Middle Sackville; Michael (Heather) Halverson, Lower Sackville; grandchildren, Tanya (Alex) Gradet, Suzanne Fernandes, Sally Duvall, Simon (Jennie) Duvall, Sheri Duvall, Courtney Johnston, Kelsey Johnston; 13 great grandchildren; sister, Norma Cavanaugh, Tacoma, Washington, USA; four nieces; special friend, Gerry MacPherson. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Vila (Gordon) Smith. Special thanks are extended to the wonderful staff of Palliative Care Unit at Colchester East Hants Health Centre for your care and support.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where Milan’s family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, and funeral service 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, 2018, Reverend Kaj Binderup officiating. Reception will follow. Interment in Monument Hill Cemetery, Richmond, Cumberland County. Family flowers only. If so desired, donations in Milan’s memory to Palliative Care Unit (CEHHC) are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Milan’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Service Date
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Service Time
2:00 PM
Service Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro

May 15, 2018
Visitation Time
6-8 PM
Visitation Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro

Burial Date
May 16, 2018
Burial Location
Monument Hill Cemetery, Richmond, Cumberland County

Requested Charity
Palliative Care Unit (Colchester East Hants Health Centre)