Milton H. Freshwaters May 12th, 1936 - November 2nd, 2022

Milton H. Freshwaters, 86, of St. Joseph, passed away, Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at his home.

Private family services and burial will take place at Lakeview Cemetery in South Haven. Those wishing to sign Milton’s Memory Book online may do so at

Milton was born May 12, 1936 in Benton Harbor to Milton B. & Harriett (Hauser) Freshwaters. He graduated from Washington-Clay High School in South Bend, Class of 1954. Milton went on to further his education and graduate from the University of Michigan. He worked as a substitute teacher for many years with St. Joseph Public Schools. Milton was an avid reader and loved to study history. He could answer almost any history question and find your location on a map. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Milton is survived by his sister Lorraine (Dale) Grabowski of Argyle, TX; his nephew Greg (Suzie) Grabowski of Cumming, GA; two nieces-Cindy (Pete) Mitchell and Tina (Michael) Iverson both of Argyle; eleven great nieces & nephews; and seven great-great nieces & nephews. He was preceded by his parents.