Russell W. "Russ" Miller

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Russell "Russ" W. Miller, age 70, of DeMotte, IN passed away on August 19, 2013 at Broadway Methodist Hospital, Merrillville, IN. He was born December 17, 1942 in Blue Island, IL to Emmet and Mae (Schrank) Miller, both deceased. Russell proudly served in the Army for ten years. His first wife was Evelyn Miller, who passed away in 1984. On August 25, 1985 in Mokena, IL, Russell married Elizabeth "Betty" Ankotovich-Mickelson. Russell was employed at Fishburn Trucking in Rensselaer, IN for ten years and later retired from being a truck driver in 2005. He was a member of the Cross Roads Church in DeMotte, IN. Russell is survived by his loving Wife, Elizabeth "Betty"; children: George (Yvonne) Miller of Myrtle Beach, SC, Russell (Kathleen) Miller Jr. of Surprise, AZ, Robert (Lisa) Mickelson of Dyer, IN, Tammy (John) McGuire of New Lenox, IL, Greg Mickelson of Hobart, IN and Tricia (Terry) Henderson of SanPierre, IN; ten grandchildren; three great grandchildren; sisters; Emily (John) Bitz of Plainfield, IL, Lorraine Merritt of Hickory Hills, IL; sister-in- law, Pat (Arthur) Flores of Rensselaer, IN; mother-in-law, Anna Kardasius of DeMotte, IN. Russell was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Joe. Friends may call on Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Jackson Funeral Service in DeMotte, IN. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 23, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Jackson Funeral Service in DeMotte, IN with Pastor Mark Boer officiating. Interment will follow at the Cemetery of the Resurrection, DeMotte, IN. Also see:

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Published in The Times on Aug. 22, 2013
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