DuWayne Miller, of
Chesterton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 after a long
He was born
December 13, 1945, in Blue Island, IL, to Wayne and Sadie (Melton) Miller.
from Olivet Nazarene University with a degree in Physical Education. He
began his career as a Phys Ed Teacher and Coach at River Forest/Hobart
Township and then Duneland Schools, and then moved to US Steel where he held
various positions, before retiring in Business Planning. DuWayne also served
as a Griever with the US Steelworkers Union 6103. He was a member of the
Elks in Valparaiso, and enjoyed supporting his grandsons at their sporting
events, vacationing yearly with his wife in Arizona and St. Thomas USVI, and
cheering for the White Sox and Bears. DuWayne was a hardworking man on the
job and around his home and yard. He will be remembered as a loving husband,
father and grandfather, who will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
On August 12, 1967,
in Kankakee, IL, he married Tammy Maxfield, who survives, along with their
children: LeeAnn (John) Campaniello of Valparaiso, Ryan Miller of
Minneapolis, MN; grandsons: Kyle and Matthew Campaniello; and sisters:
Elouise Hollenbaugh and Charlene (Joe) Hardman.
He was preceded in
death by his parents, and his sister, Corrine Miller.
cremation, private family services will be held.
may be made to the family for the education of DuWayne’s grandsons. Moeller
Funeral Home is handling arrangements.