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Robert D. Miller

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Robert D. Miller

ROBERT "BOB" D. MILLER, age 73, of Luverne, died Sunday, August 21, 2016, at the Sanford Luverne Medical Center. He was born on November 26, 1942, in Cherokee, IA, to Darrell and Esther (Horstman) Miller. He was baptized & confirmed at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus, IA. Bob graduated from Marcus High School; and later attended SDSU, in Brookings, as a Pre Vet student. He was drafted into the United States Army and served as a Medical Lab Technician in Ft. Sill, OK. After the service, Bob went to auctioneering school and farmed with his father. In 1968, he took a job with John Morrell & Co. as a hog buyer. For the past twenty years, he bought cattle. This was a lifetime dream to be a cattle buyer.

Bob married Cheryl Kramer on October 12, 1968, at the First Presbyterian Church in Luverne. After their marriage, the couple lived in Magnolia. In 1972, they moved to the farm north of Magnolia for twenty years before moving to the farm south of Rushmore. In 2011, they moved to Luverne. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Luverne.

Bob is survived by his wife, Cheryl Miller, Magnolia; two sons, Brett Miller, Magnolia; and Michael (Laura) Miller, Lakeville; six grandchildren, Andrew, Seth, Gabbi, Kate, Jenna & Myles; two brothers, Brad Miller, St. Louis, MO; and Brian (LuAnn) Miller, Marcus, IA; two sisters-in-law, Darlys Miller, Marcus, IA; and Dorral Guzman, Donna, TX; two brothers-in-law, Alan Kramer, Kenneth; and Kevin (Shelly) Kramer, Marshall; and many nieces & nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Matthew Miller on October 28, 2006; and a brother, Bill Miller.

Visitation will be from 4:30-7:30 pm Thursday at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne; and one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Funeral will be 10:30 am Friday at the First Presbyterian Church, in Luverne, officiated by Pastor Jason Cunningham. Burial will be in the Maplewood Cemetery, in Luverne, with full military honors provided by the Luverne American Legion & VFW.

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Published in The Argus Leader on Aug. 24, 2016
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