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Obituaries 8-3-09

Edward Miller, 88, of Longmont, Colo., passed away July 22, 2009.

He was born on October 30, 1920 in Greeley, Colo., to Andrew and Anna (Stricker) Miller. Edward grew up on a farm in the Timnath-Fort Collins area where he attended local schools and was a good athlete. In 1942 he was inducted into the U.S. Army. During the four years he served during World War II he was deployed as a combat engineer, to the Aleutian Islands, Okinawa, and Korea. He was honorably discharged with the following citations: American Service Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal, and Good Conduct Medal.

On September 26, 1948 he was united in marriage to Viola Smith at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Collins, Colo. Throughout his lifetime Edward operated heavy construction machines, farmed north of Timnath, Colo., worked as a stone mason, and concluded as a custom meat cutter and shop steward for Continental Foods retiring in 1987 with 25 years of service. Upon Retiring he enjoyed visiting, gardening, fishing, traveling and his trips to Blackhawk that sometimes had mixed results. In 2005, he moved to Longmont from Fort Collins to be closer to his daughter and her family.

He is survived by his daughter Sally McNichols and husband Ron of Longmont, Colo.; grandson Steve McNichols of Longmont, Colo.; sister Rosie Walker of Ft. Collins, Colo.; brothers Rhinie and wife Alice Miller of Greeley, Colo., Herman Richard Miller and wife Carolyn of Windsor, Colo.; brother-in-law William and wife Carol Smith, John and wife Alice Smith of Loveland, Colo.; sisters-in-law Katherine and husband Frank Ericson of Ft. Collins, Colo. and Minnie Wissenk of Marshfield, Wisc.; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Viola; Sisters Helen Fritzler, Marion Dillon, and Lillian Jones; Brothers Herman Miller, Rueben Miller, and Elmer Miller.

Services were held July 27, 2009 at the Bohlender Funeral Chapel Ft. Collins, Colo.

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Interment was in the Grandview Cemetery Fort Collins, Colo.

Donations can be made to Disabled American Veterans in care of Bohlender Funeral Chapel, 121 W. Olive, Ft. Collins, Colo., 80524.

Edward Miller, 88, of Longmont, Colo., passed away July 22, 2009.

He was born on October 30, 1920 in Greeley, Colo., to Andrew and Anna (Stricker) Miller. Edward grew up on a farm in the Timnath-Fort Collins area where he attended local schools and was a good athlete. In 1942 he was inducted into the U.S. Army. During the four years he served during World War II he was deployed as a combat engineer, to the Aleutian Islands, Okinawa, and Korea. He was honorably discharged with the following citations: American Service Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal, and Good Conduct Medal.

On September 26, 1948 he was united in marriage to Viola Smith at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Collins, Colo. Throughout his lifetime Edward operated heavy construction machines, farmed north of Timnath, Colo., worked as a stone mason, and concluded as a custom meat cutter and shop steward for Continental Foods retiring in 1987 with 25 years of service. Upon Retiring he enjoyed visiting, gardening, fishing, traveling and his trips to Blackhawk that sometimes had mixed results. In 2005, he moved to Longmont from Fort Collins to be closer to his daughter and her family.

He is survived by his daughter Sally McNichols and husband Ron of Longmont, Colo.; grandson Steve McNichols of Longmont, Colo.; sister Rosie Walker of Ft. Collins, Colo.; brothers Rhinie and wife Alice Miller of Greeley, Colo., Herman Richard Miller and wife Carolyn of Windsor, Colo.; brother-in-law William and wife Carol Smith, John and wife Alice Smith of Loveland, Colo.; sisters-in-law Katherine and husband Frank Ericson of Ft. Collins, Colo. and Minnie Wissenk of Marshfield, Wisc.; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Viola; Sisters Helen Fritzler, Marion Dillon, and Lillian Jones; Brothers Herman Miller, Rueben Miller, and Elmer Miller.

Services were held July 27, 2009 at the Bohlender Funeral Chapel Ft. Collins, Colo.

Interment was in the Grandview Cemetery Fort Collins, Colo.

Donations can be made to Disabled American Veterans in care of Bohlender Funeral Chapel, 121 W. Olive, Ft. Collins, Colo., 80524.

Edward Miller, 88, of Longmont, Colo., passed away July 22, 2009.

He was born on October 30, 1920 in Greeley, Colo., to Andrew and Anna (Stricker) Miller. Edward grew up on a farm in the Timnath-Fort Collins area where he attended local schools and was a good athlete. In 1942 he was inducted into the U.S. Army. During the four years he served during World War II he was deployed as a combat engineer, to the Aleutian Islands, Okinawa, and Korea. He was honorably discharged with the following citations: American Service Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal, and Good Conduct Medal.

On September 26, 1948 he was united in marriage to Viola Smith at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Collins, Colo. Throughout his lifetime Edward operated heavy construction machines, farmed north of Timnath, Colo., worked as a stone mason, and concluded as a custom meat cutter and shop steward for Continental Foods retiring in 1987 with 25 years of service. Upon Retiring he enjoyed visiting, gardening, fishing, traveling and his trips to Blackhawk that sometimes had mixed results. In 2005, he moved to Longmont from Fort Collins to be closer to his daughter and her family.

He is survived by his daughter Sally McNichols and husband Ron of Longmont, Colo.; grandson Steve McNichols of Longmont, Colo.; sister Rosie Walker of Ft. Collins, Colo.; brothers Rhinie and wife Alice Miller of Greeley, Colo., Herman Richard Miller and wife Carolyn of Windsor, Colo.; brother-in-law William and wife Carol Smith, John and wife Alice Smith of Loveland, Colo.; sisters-in-law Katherine and husband Frank Ericson of Ft. Collins, Colo. and Minnie Wissenk of Marshfield, Wisc.; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Viola; Sisters Helen Fritzler, Marion Dillon, and Lillian Jones; Brothers Herman Miller, Rueben Miller, and Elmer Miller.

Services were held July 27, 2009 at the Bohlender Funeral Chapel Ft. Collins, Colo.

Interment was in the Grandview Cemetery Fort Collins, Colo.

Donations can be made to Disabled American Veterans in care of Bohlender Funeral Chapel, 121 W. Olive, Ft. Collins, Colo., 80524.

Edward Miller, 88, of Longmont, Colo., passed away July 22, 2009.

He was born on October 30, 1920 in Greeley, Colo., to Andrew and Anna (Stricker) Miller. Edward grew up on a farm in the Timnath-Fort Collins area where he attended local schools and was a good athlete. In 1942 he was inducted into the U.S. Army. During the four years he served during World War II he was deployed as a combat engineer, to the Aleutian Islands, Okinawa, and Korea. He was honorably discharged with the following citations: American Service Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal, and Good Conduct Medal.

On September 26, 1948 he was united in marriage to Viola Smith at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Collins, Colo. Throughout his lifetime Edward operated heavy construction machines, farmed north of Timnath, Colo., worked as a stone mason, and concluded as a custom meat cutter and shop steward for Continental Foods retiring in 1987 with 25 years of service. Upon Retiring he enjoyed visiting, gardening, fishing, traveling and his trips to Blackhawk that sometimes had mixed results. In 2005, he moved to Longmont from Fort Collins to be closer to his daughter and her family.

He is survived by his daughter Sally McNichols and husband Ron of Longmont, Colo.; grandson Steve McNichols of Longmont, Colo.; sister Rosie Walker of Ft. Collins, Colo.; brothers Rhinie and wife Alice Miller of Greeley, Colo., Herman Richard Miller and wife Carolyn of Windsor, Colo.; brother-in-law William and wife Carol Smith, John and wife Alice Smith of Loveland, Colo.; sisters-in-law Katherine and husband Frank Ericson of Ft. Collins, Colo. and Minnie Wissenk of Marshfield, Wisc.; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Viola; Sisters Helen Fritzler, Marion Dillon, and Lillian Jones; Brothers Herman Miller, Rueben Miller, and Elmer Miller.

Services were held July 27, 2009 at the Bohlender Funeral Chapel Ft. Collins, Colo.

Interment was in the Grandview Cemetery Fort Collins, Colo.

Donations can be made to Disabled American Veterans in care of Bohlender Funeral Chapel, 121 W. Olive, Ft. Collins, Colo., 80524.