He was born Sept. 3, 1919, to Hiram and Ida Miller in Havre, Mont. When he was two years old, the family moved to Emmett, Idaho where he attended school. He joined the Army in 1940 and was later discharged in October of 1945. His last year of service was spent in France.
On June 12, 1942, he married Ann Lund in Seattle, Wash.
After returning to the states he worked as a logger and a farmer. He later retired from Hill County Road Department as a heavy equipment operator. In 1991, the couple moved to Wauneta.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Walla Walla, Wash., and the VFW in Havre. He was a master of the Masonic Lodge and a Boy Scout Leader in Pilot Rock, Ore.
He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Ann; three sons, Daryl and wife, Judy of Anchorage, Alaska, Gary and wife, Marsha of Anaconda, Mont., and Tom and wife, Sharon of Wauneta; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.
Services are Monday, 10:30 a.m. (MDT), at the United Methodist Church in Wauneta with the Rev. Michael Laing officiating. A private inurnment will be at a later date.
Visitation is Sunday, 2-6 p.m. (MDT), at Liewer Funeral Home in Wauneta.
A memorial has been established in his name.
Liewer Funeral Home of Wauneta is in charge of the arrangements.