January 25, 1918 – October 15, 2013
Milo Chun also known as Hing Y. Chin, a lifetime native of Sacramento passed away October 15th, 2013 in Valencia, CA in the home of his Granddaughter at the age of 95. He was educated in the schools of Sacramento and he retired from McClellan Air Force Base as an aircraft mechanic. Prior to his work at McClellan, Milo served in World War II in the United States Army as an infantryman for the 3rd division. Milo was one of the first Chinese Americans from Sacramento to enter the war. He served under General George Patton, had eight combat campaigns and four amphibious landings. In addition to the bronze star and other medals, Milo received the purple heart from being wounded in battle. Milo was born in Sacramento to Chin Wing and Nellie Shee Ow and was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Franklin, Henry, Eugene, George, Don, May, Hattie and Grace. Milo was married for 21 years to his beloved wife Mabel who preceded him in death in 1999. He is survived by his brother Stanley (and his wife Ruth), his son Alan, his step-sons Randy and Marc and his Grandchildren Olivia and Josh as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Milo was a faithful member of his family, his community, his VFW, his wife and the country that he loved, the United States of America. He made his mark on many lives, will sorely be missed and never forgotten.