Gerald H. Miller, 72, Spencer, passed away on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, with family by his side, at House of the Dove in Marshfield. His memorial service was held at 5 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Christ Lutheran Church in Marshfield, with Rev. Daryn Bahn officiating. Following the service, military honors were presented by the American Legion Post 54 of Marshfield. A private committal service will be held at a later date.
Gerald was born on Jan. 7, 1946, in Marshfield, the son of John and Lena Miller. After graduating, he was drafted into the Army and served in Vietnam, where he was promoted to the rank of sergeant. He married Corrine Miller on Jan. 27, 1970, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marshfield. Sadly, Corrine passed away on Nov. 13, 2018. He worked at a number of small jobs after his military service before taking employment at Great Plains Gas in Marshfield. He later worked for Wisconsin Gas (later acquired by WE-Energies) in both Rice Lake and Marshfield. He worked at WE-Energies until his retirement. Gerald enjoyed hunting, fishing, ATVing, and spending time outdoors. He greatly enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his children: Jennifer (special friend Chris Corbett) Miller of Star, N.C., Eric (Carol) Miller of Kaukauna, and Jeff Miller of Spencer; his grandchildren: Zachary, Alex and Isaac; and his sister, Cheryl (Tim) Hughes.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Corrine; his sister, Louise; and his brothers, Richard (Dick) and John (Bucky) Miller.
The family is accepting memorials in Gerald’s name to either The American Cancer Society or The American Heart Association.
His arrangements were under the care of Life Tributes Funeral Home-Spencer. Please visit www.lifetributesfuneralhome.com to share condolences.