Kenneth Hague Miller

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Kenneth Hague Miller passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at his home. Ken was born in August 1925, in Uniontown, Pa., to Ramoth George Miller and Edna Jane Hague, the youngest of four children: Jean, Beryle, George and Ken. The family lived in Pennsylvania and Ken graduated from Smithfield High School in 1943. During World War II, he served as a Staff Sargent in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the South Pacific. He moved to San Luis Obispo in May 1947 and married Jeanne Barbara Knutson, also of San Luis Obispo, in November of that year. Ken spent his career as a highway construction engineer for both the Division of Highways and private contractors. He later did consulting work for the Army Corps of Engineers. Ken was a member of the American Legion (45 years), Elks Club (50 years), Board of the San Luis Obispo Credit Union (35 years), San Luis Obispo Country Club (30 years) and a charter member of Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church (60 years). He served as an appointee of the SLO School Board for the planning and development of the Sinsheimer Baseball Field and was instrumental in its construction in 1972. He also served on the Personnel Commission of the San Luis Coastal Unified School District for many years. Ken's hobbies included woodworking, golf, travel, coaching Little League and Babe Ruth baseball and he was an avid fan of many other sports. Ken will be remembered and greatly missed by those that knew him. Ken is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jeanne; sons Jim (June) and Paul (Emily); and four granddaughters Nicole, Kristen, Cara and Anna. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church, 1701 Fredericks in San Luis Obispo. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church or the .

Published in San Luis Obispo Tribune on Apr. 23, 2014
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