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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Russell Miller

Miller, Russell W. Russell W. Miller, 94, formerly of Fond du Lac, WI passed on to a better world Saturday December 6, 2014, in the comfort of his home and surrounded by loving family. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 13, 2014, at First Congregational United Church of Christ. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery with full military honors accorded by the Dubuque Marine Corp. League. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Saturday at the church. The Egelhof,...
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