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Bernard "Bernie" Miller, 89, of Washington, went to be with the Lord at 11:20 p.m. Friday at Daviess Community Hospital.
He was born Aug. 10, 1927, in Daviess County to Robert A. and Ruth (Williams) Miller. He retired from Hoover Steel Ball in 1992 and had served in the Indiana National Guard for 11 years. He was a member of the Washington Moose Lodge, the Eagles, and Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church. He worked hard all of his life to provide and care for his wife and six children. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather. He was an avid bowler and continued the passion till he turned 87. He loved visiting with his friends and enjoyed dancing with his wife at the Moose Lodge.
He is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Stacey Ingle of Washington; five sons and daughters-in-law, Curt and Denise Miller of Centennial, Colorado, Jim and Jan Miller of Indianapolis, Steve and Amanda Miller of Washington, Greg and Jeannette Miller of Sullivan, and Mike Miller of Indianapolis; 17 grandchildren, Amber (Tim) Hurtgen, Jeremy Miller, Jodi (Josh) Strawn, Jason (Mindy) Grow, Steve Grow, Nathan (Sarah) Cart, Lindsay (Jeffrey) Turner, Andrew Cart, Mitchell Watkins, Samantha (Justin) Killough, Blaine Miller, Jessica Singer, Jamie (Jason) Mason, Jared (Patricia) Singer, Jerrica (Jordan) Beard Mitchell, Morgan Miller, and Haley Miller; 29 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
His wife, M. Kathleen Miller, whom he married Aug. 20, 1952, preceded him in death Feb. 23, 2010. He is also preceded in death by one sister, Rowina Charles.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, with Rev. Paul Ferguson as celebrant. Burial will follow in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ed Lee Mortuary.
Memorial donations may be made to Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, 319 N. E. Third St., Washington, IN 47501.
Condolences may be sent online at www.edleemortuary.com
Published on March 5, 2017
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