- Milchunas

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Two Fashion Girls

Pen and Ink on paper

Image size: 13″ x 10.5″

Frame size: 25.5″ x 21.5″

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Born in Frackville, he was the son of the late Peter and Mary (Wingle) Milchunas and was the husband of Alta (Heft) Milchunas. They would have been married for 61 years this coming November. A member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Adamstown, he had attended Shenendoan High School and Graphic Sketch Art School in Philadelphia. He was a self employed sign painter and artist and had previously worked at Textile Machine in Reading and WW Moyer Co. in Ephrata. Leon worked in all media of the art field including magazine illustrations. A special interest was involved in the Amish and Mennonite cultures, as well as local historical sites. Painting murals was his greatest enjoyment. Leon held his first one man Art Exhibit at the Cloister Country Store in 1963. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He is the last of his immediate family. Peter and Mary (Wingle) Milchunas and was the husband of Alta (Heft) Milchunas. They would have been married for 61 years this coming November. A member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Adamstown, he attended and Graphic Sketch Art School in Philadelphia. He was a self-employed sign painter and artist and had previously worked at Textile Machine in Reading and WW Moyer Co. in Ephrata. Leon worked in all media of the art field including magazine illustrations. A special interest was involved in the Amish and Mennonite cultures, as well as local historical sites. Painting murals was his greatest enjoyment. Leon held his first one man Art Exhibit at the Cloister Country Store in 1963.