Miller, Theodore G.
Theodore G. Miller, 93, of Oshkosh, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2013. He was born on October 3, 1919, in Oshkosh, WI, the son of Joseph and Rose (Nigl) Miller. Ted was preceded in death by his parents and infant daughter, Mary, along with six brothers, Eugene, Gabe, George, Norbert, Vince, and three sisters, Caroline (Sr. Gabriel), Marie, and Rita.
Ted was a lifelong resident of Oshkosh and attended St. Vincent's school. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, and socializing with friends and co-workers. He was a member of St. Vincent's Catholic Church, where he sang in the choir for over 50 years. He also enjoyed singing at family and social gatherings and will be sadly missed by many.
Ted proudly served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II after which he worked construction, managed the Shell and Spur gas stations on Ohio Street for 23 years and later tended bar at the Pioneer Inn for 35 years before retiring at age 85.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanette (Dichtl) of 67 years; and four sons, Mike (Nancy), Doug, Ron (Linda), and Teddy (Pam); four grandchildren, Paul, Cody (Krystina), Jeremiah (Geraldine), Michelle; three great-grandchildren, Grady, Mia, and Noah; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 1, at St. Vincent's Catholic Church on Oregon St., Oshkosh. Visitation is at 10 a.m.
The family would like to thank the staff at Eden Meadows for the great care and the kindness they provided Ted and his family.
Ted is singing in Heaven.
Published in Oshkosh Northwestern on Mar. 29, 2013