MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Dorothy Behrens Miller, 92, of Muscatine, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at Unity Hospital from an extended illness.
Graveside services are pending. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Michael Spangler will officiate.
She was born Sept. 20, 1910, in Muscatine, the daughter of Harry and Bertha Stiles Price. She married Jack Behrens Nov. 25, 1936, in Rock Island, Ill. After his death, she married A. Fred Miller Oct. 14, 1995, in Cherokee Village, Ariz.
She belonged to Spring River Presbyterian Church, Cherokee Village.
Survivors include a daughter, Ann Kisner and her husband, Bob; two grandsons, Todd Kisner and his wife, Julie, of East Moline, Ill. and Brad Kisner and his wife, Mary, of Muscatine; two great-grandchildren, Sarah and Ben Kisner of East Moline; a sister, Betty Mueller of Creve Couer, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands and several nephews and nieces.
Don Hugh Miller, 69, Muscatine, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at Unity Hospital.
The Rev. Sharon Phillips will officiate. After the services, a time of food and fellowship will be held at the Pearl City Outreach Center of the Jesus Mission. Burial will be at Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery with military rites by the combined units of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1565 and the American Legion Post 27.
Mr. Miller was born June 18, 1937, in Muscatine, the son of Paul and Helen Rahmiller Miller. He married Carolyn Newton on April 3, 1959, in Muscatine.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Germany. He attended Jesus Mission Church and he and his wife volunteered at Pearl City Outreach.
He enjoyed his friends and fishing.
He was employed at the Muscatine Community College for five years prior to his retirement.
Survivors include his wife; and two brothers, Douglas Grove Miller of Muscatine and wife Louise and Earl Victor Miller and wife Kay of Minerva, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Elwood Miller.
TIPTON, Iowa - Leo Edward Miller, 92, Tipton, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, at Cedar Manor Nursing Home, Tipton.
Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at the St. Mary's Catholic Church, Tipton. The Rev. David Hitch will officiate. Burial will be at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Tipton.
There will be no visitation and the Fry Funeral Homes is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to Cedar Manor Nursing Home and Iowa City Hospice.
He was born May 17, 1914, in Jones County, the son of Edward William and Mary 'Fray' Russell Miller. He married Catherine Buresh on Jan. 20, 1942, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Tipton. She preceded him in death June 7, 2005.
He graduated from Mechanicsville High School in 1932.
He was a farmer.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, belonged to a bowling league, was a past member of the Farm Bureau, past manager of St. Mary's Cemetery and was involved in Cedar Manor Advocacy.
Survivors include two daughters, Marjean Mente and husband, Mike, and Marilyn Paul and husband, Chuck, all of Tipton; three sons, John Miller and wife, Linda, of Tipton, Larry Miller and wife, Lynda, of Lake Delhi and Maury Miller and wife, Gail, of Tipton; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one step-granddaughter; and one step-great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and a brother, Howard Miller.
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Virginia Miriam Miller, 81, of Muscatine, died Sunday, November 27, 2005, at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.
Per Virginia's wishes there will be a private family Graveside Service. Pastor Jon Meyer of the Grace Lutheran Church will officiate the service. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 29, 2005, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home, 1931 Houser Street. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The American Heart Association.
Virginia was born on November 1, 1924, in Muscatine, the daughter of Charles S. and Lydia K. Newman Miller. She married Richard Lewis Miller on July 12, 1945, in Muscatine.
She graduated from Muscatine High School in 1942 and St. Luke's School of Nursing in 1945.
Virginia was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church and the Women of the Moose.
She is survived by two sons, Norman D. Miller and his wife, Pat, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Wayne R. Miller and his wife, Suzanne, of Bushnell, Florida; two daughters, Linda J. Miller of Moline, Illinois, Barbara J. Buchanan and her husband, Tom, of Williamsburg; grandchildren are Marisa Weisskopf and her husband, Andrew, Lyndall Gregson and her husband, Scott, Graig Miller, Karah Miller, Matthew Miller, Meghan Miller; Step-grandchildren, Heath Mishler and Mandi Hardgrove and her husband, Dale.
She was preceded in death by her parents and by her husband, Richard in 1988.
LONGWOOD, Fla. - Carol Lois Miller, 68, Longwood, died Oct. 4, 2005, at Altamonte Springs Hospital after a long, lingering illness.
The Rev. Jim Bradshaw officiated the services. Burial of cremains will be at Memory Gardens, Iowa City, at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family at 237 Ruth Blvd., Longwood, FL 32750.
Mrs. Miller was born Sept. 16, 1937, near Lone Tree, Iowa, the daughter of Floyd and Anna Harned. She married Dale F. Miller on Sept. 5, 1956, at the Methodist Church, West Liberty.
She attended Hazel Dell School, rural West Liberty, and later the community schools in West Liberty. She graduated from West Liberty High School in 1956.
She and her husband lived in the West Liberty, Iowa City and North Liberty prior to moving to the Longwood (Orlando) area in 1989. He husband had been in the automotive repair business and various types of car racing throughout his life. She served as bookkeeper at Dale's Automotive, Iowa City, and was later employed by the University of Iowa in the laundry department followed by employment in food service at the hospital. She was also employed at the County Senior Center, Iowa City. Most recently, she and her husband were partners of Personal Touch Tours Inc. in Winter Haven, Fla., of which she was vice president.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Sherry Svarda and husband Steve of Longwood and Karen Pierce and husband John of Iowa City; grandchildren, Kristina Mommens, Angela Burrow and husband Frank of Atlanta, Ga. and David Svarda at home with his parents; great-grandchildren, Garrett, Abbigail and Eleanor Catherine Burrow of Atlanta; three sisters, Phyllis Kesler of West Liberty, Barbara Bailey and husband Gary of Kennewick, Wash. and Charlene Albright of Muscatine; and several aunts, uncle and cousins in the Nichols, Lone Tree and Iowa City communities.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a nephew, Brian Bailey; and a great-grandson, Joshua.
DAVENPORT, Iowa — Thomas A. Miller, 59, Davenport, died Wednesday, December 2, 2009, at Genesis Medical Center, West Campus, Davenport.
Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 6, 2009, at First Presbyterian Church, 1702 Iowa Street, Davenport. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, December 4, 2009, at Weerts Funeral Home, Kimberly and Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, Davenport, the American Cancer Society, or to the American Diabetes Association.
Thomas was born in 1950 in Davenport, to Horace and Agnes Miller. He was an independent insurance agent and earned his CPCU designation.
Most recently, he worked as a customer service representative with APAC for Medco.
He was a lifetime member of First Presbyterian Church, Davenport, and Independent Insurance Agents, for which he was a past president. He enjoyed stamp collecting and model building.
Survivors include his mother, Agnes Miller of Davenport; a sister, Judy Nelson and husband, Doug; a brother, Robert L. Miller and wife, Marsha, all of Bettendorf; a special friend, Pam Wolfe of Davenport; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Elizabeth 'Betty' Miller Funeral Service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, Zion Lutheran Church, Muscatine. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. today, Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services, 2907 Mulberry Ave.
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Elizabeth 'Betty' L. Miller, 79, Muscatine, died Saturday, July 30, 2005, at her home surrounded by loved ones after a courageous battle with cancer.
The Rev. Paul Ostrem will officiate the services. Casket bearers are David Reusswig, Matthew Reusswig, Phillip Reusswig, Jeffrey Sabbath, Michael Sabbath and Michael West. Honorary casket bearers are Ray Stange, Richard Koll, Carl Tiecke, Richard Buster, Edward Hogan, Rex Carlson and Don Stange. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery. After the burial, a time of food and fellowship will be held at the church. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church or the University of Iowa Oncology Department with attention to Dr. Hohl.
Mrs. Miller was born July 3, 1926, in Muscatine, the daughter of Walter and Marie Grunder Sabbath. She married Arthur F. Miller on Dec. 21, 1947, at Zion Lutheran Church, Muscatine. She was an owner and operator of Gibson and Gibson Reality.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and enjoyed singing and gardening, but most of all, she dearly enjoyed spending time with her family.
She was a devoted wife, beloved and cherished mother, loving grandmother, special great-grandmother and a dear sister. Her relatives, nieces, nephews and friends will miss her.
Her family would like to thank those wonderful relatives and friends for their love and support during her illness and the staff at the oncology department at the University of Iowa.
Survivors include her husband; her children, Sandra Drucker and husband Nathan of Hoffman Estates, Ill., Sharon McBride and husband Scott of Gladstone, Mo. and Timothy Miller of Canton, Mich.; grandchildren, Kevin Drucker and wife Vikki, Tracy Carter and husband Brad, Megan McBride, Trevor McBride and fiance' Jennifer Hill and Eric Miller; great-grandchildren, Griffin and Allyson Drucker; and a brother, John W. Sabbath of Cedar Falls.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Charles Sabbath; and a daughter-in-law, Marcia Miller.
TIPTON, Iowa -- Catherine Mary 'Kay' Miller, 86, Tipton, died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Cedar Manor Nursing Home, Tipton from a rare form of lung cancer.
The Rev. David Hitch will officiate the services. Burial will be at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Tipton
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cedar Manor Nursing Home and Hospice of Iowa City.
Mrs. Miller was born March 4, 1919, at home in Tipton, the daughter of John P. and Mary Florence 'Mayme' Lynch Buresh. She married Leo Edward Miller Jan. 20, 1942, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Tipton.
She was a 1937 graduate of Tipton High School and a 1940 graduate of Tipton Junior College.
She was a homemaker, farmwife and taught school in her early years.
She was a member of St Mary's Catholic Church, St. Mary's Guild and St. Bernadette's Circle and volunteered at Cedar Manor Nursing Home.
Survivors include her husband; daughters, Marjean Mente and husband Mike and Marilyn Paul and husband Chuck, all of Tipton; sons, John Miller and wife Linda of Tipton, Larry Miller and fiance Lynda Grimm of Delhi and Maury Miller and wife Gail of Tipton; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Helen Costello and husband Cyril of Davenport and Marge Pelzer and husband Paul of Tipton.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
WAPELLO, Iowa - Wanda Marie Miller, 66, of Wapello, died Wednesday, September 8, 2004, at Prairie Ridge Nursing Home in Mediapolis, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Funeral Service will be 10 a.m. Monday, September 13, 2004, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Anita Forsberg, Marybelle Armstrong and Richard Davis will officiate. Casket bearers will be Chris Roberts, Jim Roberts, Mitch Roberts, Don Lett, Dean Zillman, Don Newton and Scott Buising. Burial will be in Winfield Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 12, 2004, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Wanda was born on February 5, 1938, in Cario, the daughter of Bryant Woodrow and Bessie Chloe Bartholomew Roberts. She married Monte Miller on October 8, 1961, in Biggsville, Illinois.
She had lived in rural Wapello since 1972.
She was a lifetime member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary in Winfield.
She was a dedicated homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Monte Miller of Wapello; two sons, Michael Joe Miller and wife, Debbie, of Davenport, and Monte Lee Miller and wife, Kendra of Wapello; four grandchildren, Kayla Nichole, Katie Jane, Chloe Lynn, and Lucas Joe; and one brother, Irvin Roberts of Oklahoma.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Richard Ned Roberts, may they rest in peace.
ALEDO, Ill. - Irene A. Miller, 92, Aledo, died Monday, Aug. 30, 2004, at the Mercer County Nursing Home, Aledo.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at College Avenue Presbyterian Church, Aledo. The Rev. Carl Stoldt will officiate. Burial will be at the Aledo Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at the Fippinger Funeral Home, Aledo. A memorial fund has been established for the Mercer County Nursing Home.
Mrs. Miller was born April 19, 1912, in Hudson, the daughter of John and Ella Guthnecht Andorf.
She married Dr. Wilbur Miller March 3, 1935, in Rock Island, Ill.
She graduated from Hudson High School in 1930 and Allen Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Waterloo, in 1933. She moved to Mercer County in 1935 where she held several nursing positions in the area including volunteer screening of school children through the local P.T.A. and serving as 'Head Start' nurse at the Mulberry School in Muscatine.
After attending a nursing refresher course at Mercy Hospital, Davenport, she was employed at the Mercer County Nursing Home for more than seven years, St. Anthony's Care Center for two years, Georgetown Manor for 10 years and Mercer County Hospital Extended Care Unit for seven years until retiring Feb. 4, 1995.
She continued her education in nursing in the field of Gerontology at St. Francis Hospital in Peoria, Sister Kennedy Institute in Minneapolis and many workshops offered by the Department of Public Health. Her philosophy of nursing was to be willing to serve others, sincerely care about people and enjoy.
She was a member of College Avenue Presbyterian Church, Mercer County Medical Society, 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a charter member of the Association of Rehabilitation of Illinois. She volunteered for many years with the Bloodmobile, Immunization Programs, Mercer County YMCA Programs and First Aid Stations at area events.
Survivors include two daughters, Tonya Shoemaker and husband Blaine of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Denise and Mark Seligman of Portland, Ore.; three grandchildren, Gwen Niemann of Oklahoma City, Amy Martin of Dallas and Johanna Seligman of Portland; and two great-grandchildren, Avery and Ashton Niemann of sisters. Seligman of Portland; and two great-grandchildren, Avery and Ashton Niemann of sisters.
Mary Lou Miller, 77, Muscatine, died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, after an automobile accident.
As per her wishes, her body has been cremated.
Mrs. Miller was born March 15, 1929, in Akron, Ohio, the daughter of Sterling and Pearl Towsley Van Camp. She married Earl D. Miller Jr. on Aug. 19, 1950, in Akron. He preceded her in death in 1997.
She worked as a seamstress.
Survivors include four sons, Alan L. Miller and wife Rebecca of Muscatine, Michael J. Miller and wife Lisa of Iowa City, Brian L. Miller and Daniel J. Miller and wife Brenda, all of Muscatine; a daughter, Diane L. Huston and husband Shayne of Des Moines; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Robert Van Camp of New Orleans, La., and Larry Van Camp and Walter Van Camp, both of Akron.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
MUS-CATINE, Iowa - Russell H. 'Rusty' Miller, 85, of Muscatine, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2007, at his home.
Mr. Miller was born Nov. 30, 1921, in Eliza Township, Ill., the son of Harry J. and Millie Johnson Miller. He married Lola Lucille Lilly on Aug. 15, 1942, in Kahoka, Mo. She preceded him in death in 1985.
He worked construction in the Rock Island County area. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing, woodworking and working on cars.
Survivors include four daughters, Carol and Frank Carle of New Boston, Joyce and Carl Freeman of Spokane, Mo., Janet Jensen and Donald Fowler of New Windsor, Ill., Cheryl and David Cross of Monmouth, Ill.; a son, Russell and Shannon Miller of Muscatine; 21 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, three sisters, Alberta Schmelzer of Muscatine, Bernice Paysen of Elvira, Iowa and Delores Gritton of Russellville, Ark.; and companion, Phyllis Roland, of Muscatine.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a grandson, Jerry Nelson; three brothers and five sisters.
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Chester A. Miller, 79 of Iowa City died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007, at a hospital in McAllen, Texas.
The Rev. David Aanonson will officiate. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery in Iowa City.
Memorial donations may be made the Iowa City Masonic Foundation or Christ the King Lutheran Church building fund.
Mr. Miller was born March 16, 1927, in Iowa City, the son of Glenn and Ethel (Fountain) Miller.
Following graduation from Iowa City City High School in 1945, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving during WWII.
He returned to Iowa City after the war. In February of 1957, he married Evelyn Swope. She died in 1976.
He later married Peggy Mortensen April 2, 1977. For over forty years he worked for the U.S. Postal Service, retiring in 1991.
He was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Iowa City, a member of Iowa City Masonic Lodge #4, Iowa City York Rite Bodies, Kaaba Shrine, Iowa City Shrine Club, Jesamine Chapter Order of Eastern Star, Bethlehem Shrine, White Shrine of Jerusalem and Old Capitol Past Masters.
If you knew him, you knew of his love of the Iowa Hawkeyes and that he was a lifelong diehard Chicago Cubs fan.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Anne Miller of Morrisville, N.C.; a sister, Esther Timmons of Columbus City; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife.
MUSCATINE, Iowa — John A. Miller, 81, Muscatine, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2009, at his home in Muscatine.
Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2009, at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Burial will be held at Fiedler Cemetery in Ottumwa at a later date.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2009, at the funeral home.
John was born on December 20, 1927, in Ottumwa, the son of Thomas and Pauline Mertching Miller. He was united in marriage to Annabelle Sole in Ottumwa, they later divorced. He later married Shirley Spitznogle in Muscatine.
He worked for H.J. Heinz for many years and belonged to the Heinz Union.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching television, playing pool and most of all, he dearly loved to spend time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He will be deeply missed by his children, Delores Miller of Urbandale, Ida Schlenzen of Ottumwa, Carolyn Miller of Muscatine, John Miller and his wife, Cindy, of Muscatine, and Larry Miller of Illinois City, Illinois; 12 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Agnes Anderson and Jenny Riley both of Ottumwa.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Shirley; a son, George Lockman Miller; two brothers; and a sister.
MUSCATINE, Iowa – Lucile G. Miller, 92, of Muscatine, died Thursday, August 6, 2009, at Unity Hospital.
Graveside Service will be 2 p.m. on Monday, August 10, 2009, at Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery. Dan Smith will officiate the service. Casket bearers will be Keith Miller, Keith Black, Terry Thompson, Joe Wedekind, Mitch Miller, and Korey Miller. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Monday, August 10, 2009, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home.
Lucile was born on March 28, 1917, in Conesville, the daughter of Harry G. and Mary Chapman Ramer. She married Harold Miller on June 16, 1933, in Muscatine. He preceded her in death in July of 1974.
She was of Baptist faith.
She enjoyed music, reading, and television, and took special interest in being with and enjoying her family.
Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Miller and wife, Opal, of Muscatine, and Larry Miller and wife, Pat, of Muscatine; one daughter, Carol Couvillion of Bush, Louisiana; seven grandchildren including Joyce Ann Schroeder, who Lucile and Harold raised; 14 great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; several step-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; and one half-brother, Gail Ramer of Muscatine.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a son in infancy.
ELECTRA, Texas — Russell Otis Miller, 64, of Electra, formerly of Letts, Iowa, died March 3, 2009.
Mr. Miller was born on December 7, 1944, in Letts, Iowa, the son of George and Evelyn Miller. He married Gloria Swailes of Letts.
He is survived by three children, Candy Fink of Kansas City, Kansas, and Cindy Jackson and Cassia Sellers, both of Davenport, Iowa; nine grandchildren; and siblings, Mike and Nancy Miller of Texas.
SANTA ANA, California — Darlene Polman Miller, 74, Santa Ana, California, died February 17, 2009, at the Santa Ana Hospital after an extended illness.
Burial was at the Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California.
Darlene was born on April 3, l934, in Nichols, Iowa, the daughter of Albert and Sophia Polman.
She graduated from Lone Tree High School in 1952. She married Richard Miller in 1954, and lived in Muscatine until they moved to California in l962.
She was a secretary-bookkeeper for her husband's appliance business until her retierment.
Survivors include a son, Dale Miller and wife, Robin; a daughter, Janet Castellon and husband, Tim; four grandchildren, all of California; three sisters, Louise Ulch and husband, Lee, of Gladbrook, Iowa, Kathleen Meeks and husband, Mark, of West Branch; and Shirley Bohr and husband, Harold, of Wellman, Iowa; a brother, Bob Polman and wife, Carolyn, of Iowa City; and a sister-in-law, Georgia Polman of Santa Ana, California.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, Albert, LeRoy Donald and an infant brother; and a sister, Dorothea Hazen.
MUSCATINE, Iowa — Arthur F. Miller, 81, of Muscatine, passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2009, at the Solon Care Center in Solon, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Funeral Service will be 10 a.m. on Friday, January 30, 2009, at the Zion Lutheran Church. Reverend Don Sondrol and Cheryl Hollich will officiate. Casketbearers will be David Reusswig, Jeffrey Sabbath, Michael Sabbath, Trevor McBride, Kevin Drucker, Eric Miller, Mike West and Brad Carter. Honorary casketbearers will be Carl Tiecke, Richard Koll, Charley Mason, Don Stange, Ray Stange, Rex Carlson and Ed Hogan. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery. Following the interment a time of food and fellowship will be held at the Zion Lutheran Church.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 29, 2009, at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Memorials may be directed the the Univeristy of Iowa Oncology and Dermatology departments with attention to Dr. Hohl or Dr. Aprey, the Solon Care Center, Solon, or Wartburg College in Waverly, in Art’s name.
Art was born on October 22 1927, in Freeport, Illinois, the son of Frank and Harriet Steninger Miller. He married Elizabeth “Betty” L. Sabbath December 21, 1947, at Zion Lutheran Church in Muscatine. She preceded him in death on July 30, 2005.
He served his country in the United States Army during World War II.
He was in the teaching profession for several years. He and his wife, Betty also owned Gibson and Gibson Reality.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and had attended both Wartburg College and the University of Iowa.
Golf was his passion in life, not only playing but teaching. He was an avid sports fan, especially of the Iowa Hawkeyes.
He loved his family, and especially enjoyed his time spent with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. His relatives, nieces, nephews, friends and golf buddies will truly miss him.
He will be deeply missed by his children, Sandra Drucker and husband, Nathan, of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, Sharon McBride and husband, Scott, of Gladstone, Missouri, and Timothy Miller and wife, Donna Martin-Miller of Ann Arbor, Michigan; grandchildren, Kevin Drucker and wife, Vikki, Tracy Carter and husband, Brad, Megan McBride, Trevor McBride and wife, Jennifer, and Eric Miller and Kate Martin; great-grandchildren, Griffin and Allyson Drucker and Holden Carter; a dear sister, Pat Berry of Muscatine; a brother, Gary Miller, Fondulac, Wisconsin; sister-in-law, Barbara Sabbath of Muscatine; and a brother-in-law, John Sabbath of Cedar Falls.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; three brothers, Richard, Robert and Larry; two sisters, Margaret and Joyce; a brother-in-law, Charles Sabbath; and a daughter-in-law, Marcia Miller.
MUSCATINE, Iowa — Duayne Max Miller, 79, Muscatine, died Sunday, Nov. 9, at his home.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, November 14, 2008, at the American Legion, 110 S. Houser.
Arrangements are by George M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. The family will have a private service at a later date.
Duayne was born on November 27, 1928, in Washington, the son of Ben E. and Zella Shaeffer Miller. He married Shirley Green on October 22, 1957, in Washington.
He attended Iowa State for 3 years.
He was a member of the LICA for 30 years.
He was a civil engineer, zoning administrator and self-employed.
He served in the U.S. Army in the military police.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Green Miller; a daughter, Lisa Miller of Davenport; and a son, Steven Miller of Muscatine.