Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Kenneth Miller

   Kenneth Oliver Miller, 85, of Beaverton died Monday, July 29, 2006. He was born in Lansing on April 29, 1921, the son of Oliver and Mabel (Croy) Miller.

   Miller wrote, "I moved to Beaverton Township in 1933 at the age of 12 with my mother and step-dad, Clinton and Mabel Willis. I previously lived in Maple Grove south of Lansing, Booneville, Mississippi, South Bend, Indiana, and Diamondale, Michigan with both of my parents. I graduated from Beaverton Agricultural School in 1941."

   "I am a veteran of WWII, European Theatre, First Army, 19 corps, Ninth Army, five campaigns, Omaha Beach to the Elbe River in Germany. I am a trustee of VFW Post 1071 of Coleman. “I met Annabelle Sumption at school in Maple Grove at the age of 12. We were married in Beaverton Township by the late Leon Methner on Feb. 14, 1949. I have farmed all my life. I have lived in the same home since 1934 in Beaverton Township. I love to farm and liked to hunt. I also enjoy meeting my high school classmates every month."

   "I am survived by my daughter Josephine Miller and many nieces and nephews. I am also survived by my sisters-in-law and brothersin- law. I was preceded in death by my wife Annabelle on Aug. 9, 2002; brothers, Chester A. Miller on Dec. 7, 1988, and Nathan Miller in 1960; my parents, Oliver Miller in August of 1968, Mabel Willis on Nov. 7, 1977, and my step-dad, Clinton Willis in 1957; and also brothers-in-law and sisters- in-law."

   A funeral service was held on Friday, July 28, 2006 at the Church of Daniel’s Band in Beaverton with Rev. Duane Koontz officiating. A committal service was held at the Diamondale Cemetery, near Lansing.

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Diamondale Cemetery, Lansing, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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