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Milton Mintz passed away on April 3 at age 94 at Gentiva Hospice in Fort Worth, TX. Services were held April 7 at Congregation Ahavath Sholom Cemetary in Fort Worth, TX by Rabbi Andrew Bloom.

He has preceded in death by his wife, Betty Mintz.

He is survived by daughter, Frances Mintz Brookstein of Northbrook, IL; son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Kit Mintz of Fort Worth; son, Alan Mintz of Dublin, OH; grandchildren, Pamela Brookstein Burke and Ron Burke, Mark and Dana Brookstein, Jacqueline and Stephanie Mintz, and David and William Mintz; great-grandchildren: Talia and Avra Burke, Lyla and Fisher Brookstein; cousins, Lowell Mintz of New York, NY and Dr. Norbett Mintz of Boston, MA.

He was a native of Brooklyn, NY, Milton was born April 19, 1920, the son of Solomon and Anna Steiner Mintz. He was raised in Brooklyn, NY. He served in the United States Army from 1940 through 1945, participating in the WWII European Campaign. Following his military service, he began his career as a Cattle Hide Buyer with H. Elkon & Co. in Chicago, IL, then Omaha, NE where he married his wife Betty Rebecca Mintz in 1950. During this time they were members of Beth El Congregation. They celebrated nearly 50 years of marriage before her passing in Nov, 2000. Milton moved with his family to Fort Worth in 1971 with a company change to Chilewich Corp. Betty and Milton relocated to Houston in 1981 due a job transfer, and returned to Fort Worth in 1991 upon his retirement. He was a member of Congregation Ahavath Sholom, B’nai B’rith and the Fort Worth Post of the Jewish War Veterans.

Memorials may be made to Congregation Ahavath Sholom USY/Kadima Fund (Fort Worth TX), Fort Worth Jewish Federation/Jewish Family Services, or a organization of choice.