Gordon J. Miller, 87, of Sheboygan, passed away early Saturday morning, May 19, 2012 at Countryside Manor.
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Gordy was born October 24, 1924 in Suring, Wisconsin to John and Emma (Thone) Miller.
On March 18, 1944 Gordon and Mildred Krueger were united in marriage in Two Rivers, WI. The couple resided on S. 22nd Street in Sheboygan for many years.
He served his country in the U.S. Army, earning the Victory medal and the American Theater Service Medal.
Gordon was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ.
Gordy's family recalls the good times spent at their trailer home at Kelly Lake near Suring, WI.
Gordon is survived by two children, Diana Hameister and Ronald (Bonnie) Miller all of Sheboygan; nine grandchildren, Doug Kaesermann, Debbie (Robert Pierce) Kaesermann and Dawn (Brian Kairys) Kaesermann, Rick (Karla) Hameister, Jerry (Tonya) Hameister and Joe (Tiffany) Hameister, Tammy (Greg) Oppermann, Corby (Carrie) Miller, Travis (Heather) Miller; 20 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
Gordon was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mildred; his parents; his daughter, Darlene Kaesermann; son-in-law Orrin Kaesermann; four brothers and a sister.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 23rd, at 12:00 noon at Ballhorn Chapels and Crematory. Rev. Diane K. Loberger of St. Peter Lutheran Church will officiate. Burial will follow with military honors in Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. A time of visitation and support will be held at Ballhorn Chapels on Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.
A memorial fund has been established in his name.
The family of Gordy sends a heartfelt thank you to the caregivers and staff of Countryside Manor, Homecare, and Hospice Advantage, for the care and compassion shown to him.
Gordon will always be remembered for his sense of humor. He will be dearly missed.
To sign a guest book, send flowers and light a candle in Memory of Gordon Miller, visit www.ballhornchapels.com
Published in Sheboygan Press from May 21 to May 23, 2012