Former Milton resident Ret. Col. Sherwin “Butch” Desens, 98, died Sunday, October 27, 2019, in Aurora, Colorado.

Great husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, pilot, POW, colonel and good friend can describe Butch. Born in Union Hill, Illinois.

Visit for a full obituary and details about a reception for friends and family to celebrate his life on Sunday, Nov. 24, at Windcrest in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. A private ceremony for friends and family will be held at Ft. Logan National Cemetery.

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