Ivan “Rex” Miller,
age 82, of Hobart and formerly of Hammond, passed away Thursday, July 28,
2016, in his home surrounded by his family.
Rex was born
October 26, 1933, in Stewart, Indiana, to the late William and Ruby (Cole)
Rex retired from
Talos Manufacturing in Chesterton, IN, after 38 years of service. In his
early years Rex enjoyed fishing, which means he spent most of his time
fishing, baiting hooks and removing fish for his children and, later,
grandchildren. He also loved spending time with his family and watching the
occasional Cub’s game, especially if they won. He played countless card and
board games and enjoyed listening to old Hymns and Southern Gospel music and
watching Jimmy Swaggart on TV.
He is survived by
his loving wife of 63 years, Georgia Miller (nee Williams); his seven
children, Steven (Barbara) Miller of Lake Station, Ronald (Sharon) Miller of
Hobart, Diana (Ronald) Dunn of DeMotte, Mark (Ruth) Miller of Gary, Leslie
Miller of Hobart, Timothy (Jeanette) Miller of Gary, and Joseph (Kristina)
Miller of Whiting; 21 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 2 great
great-grandchildren; and his sister Nancy Hatch of Merrillville.
He was preceded in
death by his parents, seven brothers, seven sisters, four grandchildren and
will begin at 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 1, 2016, at Rees Funeral Home, 600
W. Old Ridge Road, Hobart, Indiana, 46342, with Pastor Tom Potter
officiating. Burial will follow in Redwood Cemetery, West Lebanon, Indiana.
Friends and family
may visit on Sunday, July 31, 2016, from noon until 5:00 p.m.
may be submitted at