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Norman Gene Miller

February 14, 1932 ~ January 5, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Norman Miller Obituary

Norman Gene Miller


 

Norman Gene Miller passed away on Friday, January 5, 2024 at his home. He was 91 years old.


 

Mr. Miller was born on February 14, 1932 to Donald Miller and Edna (Guthals) Miller. He attended Mt. Olive Grade School and Mt. Olive High School and graduated with the Class of 1950. Mr. Miller was a member of the United States Army Mortar Company 350th Infantry Regiment. He received an honorable discharge. Mr. Miller married Elizabeth (Johnson) Miller on May 18, 1957 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Douglas, IL. She survives. He was employed at AO Smith, Hano Business Forms and was a self-employed farmer. Mr. Miller was a member, treasurer and deacon of the First Baptist Church in Mt. Olive, IL. He coached Khoury League baseball. Mr. Miller was an avid gardener and a breeder of Charolais cattle.


 

Mr. Miller is survived by two daughters: Barbara (Bob) Osmoe and Jean (Gary) Salzman, three sons: Jeffrey (Carrie) Miller, Steven (Gena) Miller and Douglas (Rhonda) Miller, ten grandchildren: Angela (Corey) Johnson, Amanda (Jeff) Osmoe, Emily (Marc) Ruemmler, Tara (John) Kardis, Michael (Lindsey) Knes, Bradley (Kacy) Miller, Margaret (Zack) Eickhoff, Jesse Pruden, Jake finance (Kendra) Miller and Aiden Johnson, twelve great-grandchildren: Blair Johnson, Kate and Vivian Osmoe, Aiden and Ethan Ruemmler, Ellie Kardis, Libby and Millie Knes, Jackson Miller, Brenden Eickhoff, Ania Hargrove, and Abby McCulloch, one brother, Nelson Miller, one brother-in-law, Arthur (Carolyn) Johnson and one sister-in-law, Marilyn Miller and many nieces and nephews.


 

He was preceded in death by his parents Donald and Edna Miller, brother and sister-in-law, Raymond (Mary) Miller, sister-in-law, Carol Miller, brother, Paul Miller, brother Marvin Miller, sister and brother-in-law, Ellen (Bill) Niehaus, an uncle, Richard Miller and a granddaughter, Dannielle Durborow.


 

Visitation will take place at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church on Thursday, January 11, 2024 from 9 - 11 a.m. Services will begin at 11 a.m. and will be officiated by Rev. Gary Hanover and Rev. Ed Fogle. Interment will take place at the Mt. Olive City Cemetery immediately following the service. Lunch for family and friends will take place at the Mt. Olive VFW following interment.


 

Memorials are suggested to the Mt. Olive Baptist Church and the Mt. Olive Academic Foundation.


 

Becker and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Anyone wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at beckerandson.com.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 11, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Baptist Church
410 West 3rd North Street
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

Funeral Service
Thursday
January 11, 2024

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church
410 West 3rd North Street
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

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