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William H. Miller service Saturday

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William H. Miller, age 90 of Valparaiso, and formerly of Liberty Township, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at Golden Living Center Valparaiso.

He was born on January 1, 1922 in Michigan Town, Ind., to Elmer and Ruth (Barnett) Miller.

On January 31, 1948 in Frankfort, Ind., William married Maxine Ottinger who survives, along with their sons, Sam (Cindy) Miller of Indianapolis and Kirby Miller of Kouts; and two grandchildren, Stephen and Grace Miller.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Charles R. Miller, and sister, Elizabeth Myers.

Bill graduated from Rossville High School and was a WWII veteran of the Army Air Force. While serving he fought in both Normandy and Northern France, earning an Air Medal, two Battle Stars and European, African, and Middle Eastern Service Medals.

Bill worked for 22 years, retiring in 1984 from Midwest Steel and was a member of the Hebron United Methodist Church.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 10, at 2:00 p.m. at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, with burial to follow at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso.

Visitation will be held Saturday at the funeral home from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to the American Heart Association or VNA Hospice, 2401 Valley Dr., Valparaiso 46383.


Posted 3/9/2012