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James L. Mlsna

August 15, 1947 ~ November 20, 2019 (age 72)

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James Laddie Mlsna,

born August 15, 1947 of Chicago, IL passed away on November 20, 2019. James was a Captain in the Army, serving his country with pride, honor and intensity during the Vietnam War and earning several distinctions including two Bronze Stars while commanding his troop in the artillery division. He is survived by his son, Alexander and is two grandchildren, Drake and Veronica.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Laddie and Emilie. James lived a full life that had many facets to it.  He continued to grow as a man whose love and compassion for others saw no limits.  Though he was not flashy, he brought warmth to so many around him that his life will continue on though his acts and through the impacts he made on others.




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November 27, 2019

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home
3117 South Oak Park Avenue
Berwyn, IL 60402

Military Honors
November 27, 2019

1:30 PM
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 West Hoff Road
Elwood, Illinois 60421

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