The Tri-County Obituary Project

Huerfano County, Pueblo County, and Las Animas County, Colorado.

The Tri-County Obituary Project Coordinator is Louise Adams .
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Millard, Donald R.
Donald R. Millard - Pueblo Chieftain - October 31, 2004 - Donald R. Millard passed away Oct. 27, 2004, in Pueblo. Don was born in La Junta, Colo., on April 18, 1954, and had lived in Pueblo most of his life. He was preceded in death by his father, John H. Millard; and mother, Alberta Voss. Don is survived by his children, Carrie E. Millard of Florida, and Scott Millard of Texas; a brother, William (Judy) Millard of Pueblo; two nephews, one great-niece and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Mr. Millard will lie in state at the mortuary from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 1, 2004, in the Mountain View Cemetery.

Millard, H. J.
H. J. Millard – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: H. J. Millard is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. H. J. Millard: Welsh, age 26, married with one surviving child. He was a “fireboss” for the Victor-American Fuel Company; cause of death was an explosion due to an open safety lamp.  Source: Denver Public Library, "Colorado Mining Fatalities." for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Millard, J. W.
J. W. Millard - Walsenburg World – August 18, 1910 - J.W. Millard a miner employed in the southwest mine at Aguilar was instantly killed by a rock fall this morning. The body was brought to Trinidad.

Millard, John Henry
John Henry "Teddy Bear" Millard - Pueblo Chieftain - July 7, 1987 - John Henry "Teddy Bear" Millard passed away unexpectedly July 4, 1987, at a local hospital. Survived by his wife, Kathryn of the family home; two sons, William Russell (Judy) Millard and Donald Ray (Debbie) Millard, both of Pueblo; three grandsons; one granddaughter; cousins, Earl and Shirley Millard, Pueblo, Norma Everheart, Granada; brother and sister-in-law, Roy and Lucille Perkins, Pueblo; sister-in-law, Lillie Hamblin, Oregon; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Born Sept. 13, 1928, in Lamar. Pueblo resident for 35 years. Employed at Colorado State Hospital for 24 years. Member of Sacred Heart Cathedral and BPOE Lodge No. 90. Rosary, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 8; Mass of Christian Burial, 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 9, with Father Richard Becker officiating. Both services at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Visitation at the funeral home from noon until 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday. Friends may call at the family home.

Millard, Kathryn F
Kathryn F. Millard - Pueblo Chieftain - July 04, 2004 - Kathryn F. Millard, 78, passed away June 30, 2004. Preceded in death by her husband, John Millard; and her sister, Lucille Perkins. Kathryn is survived by her sister, Lillie Hamlin, Denver; niece, Helen Taylor, Pueblo; nephews, James E. (Judy) Perkins, Stockton, Calif., and Michael R. (Cathy) Perkins, Beulah, Colo.; stepson, Don Millard, Pueblo. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives. Kathryn graduated from the Pueblo Beauty College and then retired from the Colorado State Hospital, where she was a beautician. She was a member of Sacred Heart Cathedral and also the Altar Society of the Cathedral. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. Vigil service, 7 p.m. Tuesday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sacred Heart Cathedral. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Millard, Vera Vivian
Vera Vivian Millard - Pueblo Chieftain - February 2, 1987 - Vera Vivian Millard, late of Pueblo, died Feb. 1, 1987, at a local nursing home. Survived by her children, Earl (Shirley) Millard, Pueblo, and Norma Jean Everhart, Granada; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Mabel (Floyd) Miller, Irene, Texas; brother, Malcolm (Wilma) Downy, Fort Worth, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. Born March 25, 1906, in Irene, Texas. Vera married Leonard Millard in 1928 in Texas and then came to Colorado where they farmed in the Lamar and Carlton areas before moving to Pueblo in 1959. Preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Millard, Feb. 6, 1983. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, Imperial Memorial Gardens with Evangelist William C. Driver officiating. Visitation will be noon today until 8:30 p.m.

Miller, A. Gale
A. Gale Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - December 10, 2001 - A. Gale Miller, 81, passed away Dec. 8, 2001. Preceded in death by his sister, Verla Cloyd; and by his parents, A. Clarence and Bessie Miller. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia M. Miller; four children, Larry G. (Bonnie) Miller, Pueblo; Bruce A. (Maureen) Miller, Colorado Springs, Raymond C. (Rebecca) Miller, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Michael L. (Cathy) Miller of Humble, Texas. He is also survived by his 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren; his sister, Budah (Ivan) Harris; and brother, Raymond L. (Doris) Miller, both as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Mr. Miller retired from CF&I in 1983, where he was an electrician's helper. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was a member of Moose Lodge No. 19, of which he obtained the Pilgrim Degree; BPOE No. 90; and VFW Post 61. Visitation, 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the funeral home. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Wednesday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel, with interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens, with full military honors. Those who wish may make donations to the charity of their choice in Mr. Miller's memory.

Miller, Allen B.
Allen B. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - November 28, 1997 - Allen B. Miller, 76, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 25, 1997. Mr. Miller was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served his country in World War II. A retired employee of the CF&I with 40 years of service. He was Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus No. 557- past Faithful Navigator of the 4th Degree Bishop Wilgien- member of Sacred Heart Cathedral and belonged to the Legion of Mary. He made rosaries for Our Lady Rosary Maker. An avid football fan, he also officiated collegiate football games. Survived by his wife, Dolly- children, Thomas H. Miller, David (Louise) Miller, Lana (Wade) McMullen, Ann (Bill) Williams, John (Rene') Goddard, Donna (Robert) Squire, Terri Lee, Jerry (Nicki) Goddard and Irene (Jay) Buckingham- brother, Hubert Miller- 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Recitation of the rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 1997. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery, with graveside honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Both services from Sacred Heart Cathedral. Those who wish may make contributions to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 704 Elmhurst, in memory of Mr. Miller. Arrangements by Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth.

Miller, Annie
Mrs. Annie Miller - Huerfano World - February 10, 1994 - This Week in La Veta History - 1940: Died, Mrs. Annie Miller, 101, a resident of Malachite and Gardner since 1875. She leaves sons Ed and Robert, Redwing, daughters Mrs. A.A. Campbell and Mrs. Bruce Tirey.

Miller, Archie
Archie Miller – Akron Weekly Pioneer Press – February 23, 1906 – Deadly Mine Explosion – Denver – A Walsenburg dispatch says: As a result of a gas explosion at 10 o'clock Monday morning in the Sunshine mine of the Victor Fuel Company at Maitland, a large camp four miles from this city, fourteen men were killed. Their bodies have been recovered, being found badly burned. It is supposed that a small pocket of gas was struck which was ignited from the lamp of a miner. There were nearly 200 men at work in the adjoining mine and had the explosion been caused from dust, in all probability all would have been killed. Following is a list of the dead so far as known: Archie Miller, fire boss; Battista Eobera; Billy Moran of Maitland; James W. Titters of Kansas; Corona Costa, Sopris, Colorado; Nick Yockibetz; and Joe Costa, Maitland. Huerfano World - February 20, 2003 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1906: A disaster in the old Sunshine mine claimed the lives of William Moran, Archie Miller, Natale Nizzi, Natale Ore, James Teeters, Pete Divisio, S. Lobana and Dominic Lezeni.

Miller, Benjamin Dewey
Benjamin Dewey Miller - Denver Colorado - May 1979 - Three DWD Retirees Die - Three retired Denver Water Department employees died within the past few weeks. Benjamin Dewey Miller, 81, retired hydrant and valve maintenance man in T&D, died May 25, in St. Anthony Hospital following a long illness. Miller, born Feb. 21,1898 in Walsenburg, Colo., attended grade school there and later worked as a coal and rock miner. In the late '20s and early '30s he worked for DWD as a mining foreman on enlarging the Moffat Railroad Tunnel's pioneer bore--under 99 year lease to DWD to convert Western Slope water. When the project was finished, he joined the Utah Construction Co. under contract to build the railroad tunnel. Dewey returned to DWD in 1944 as a laborer in the old City Division. Later he was promoted to pipeman, than a caulker, and in 1959 worked as a valve and hydrant maintenanceman in T&D, until retirement in 1964 after 17 years of service. Survivors include his wife, Mabel of the family home at 853 Osceola; a daughter, Mabel Chacon, Denver; brothers A.L., Abilene TX., and Lee of Denver; sisters, Priscella Miller, Salina, Kans., and Mary Rohrer, San Diego, and several grand and great-grandchildren. Services were conducted at Presentation of Our Lady Catholic Church with interment following in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Miller, Bessie Winona
Bessie Winona "Nona" Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - June 25, 2006 - Bessie Winona "Nona" Miller, 95, passed away May 25, 2006. Survived by her sons, Robert (Virginia) Miller of Conroe, Texas; Charles (Wendy) Miller of Alt, Colo.; Scott (Cindy) Miller of Olathe, Kan.; Douglas (Sandra) Miller of Tucson, Ariz.; and Kipley (Sylvia) Miller of Copperas Cove, Texas; 16 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Eugene P Miller; and infant daughter, Vera Susanne. Nona was born March 5, 1911, in Washington, Iowa, to Lawrence and Vera Frank. She was a housewife and longtime resident of Beulah and Pueblo. She assisted her husband in the founding of the Beulah Yule Log Association. Member of the First Baptist Church and was Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 7. in 1969 to 1970. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, 2006, the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial to Beulah Yule Log, through the funeral home.

Miller, C. Emil
C. Emil Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - April 10, 2001 - C. Emil Miller, 94, passed away April 9, 2001. Survived by his wife, Clara E. Miller; daughter, Barbara Prudic of Carson City, Nev.; grandchildren, Kathleen Prudic, Sarah Prudic, Brian Miller, Andrew Miller and Gregory Miller; and his daughter-in-law, Margo Miller of Los Angeles, Calif. Mr. Miller was a member of BPOE No. 90 and was also a Mason. The family respectfully requests the omission of food. At Mr. Miller's request, cremation with no services.

Miller, Catherine
Catherine Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - January 04, 2000 - Catherine Miller, 79, passed away Jan. 2, 2000. Preceded in death by her husband, Vern Miller. Survived by children, Roy (Judy) Miller, Omaha, Neb., Theresa (David) Wyckoff, Pueblo West, Carmella (Tom) Garcia, Denver, and Kathy (Pat) Romero, Pueblo. Also survived by seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Joey English, Colorado Springs; sister, Mary Bateman, Pueblo; sister-in-law, Jeannette English, Pueblo; and nephews, Bill and James English. Preceded also in death by her parents, Felix and Carmella English; brother, Pete English; and sister, Jennie English. Viewing, 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, George McCarthy Funeral Home. Funeral service, Wednesday, 2 p.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Miller, Catherine M.
Catherine M. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - August 08, 1999 - Catherine M. Miller, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister- lifetime Pueblo resident, passed away Saturday, Aug. 7, 1999. Member of the Shrine of St. Therese. Preceded in death by parents, Pete A. and Marie J. Granato. Survived by husband, Joseph D. Miller, family home- three children, Joseph D. (Cindy) Miller Jr., Pueblo, Cheryl A. (Mark) Gerlitz, Arvada, and Mark A. (Lori) Miller, Pueblo- brother, Anthony Granato, Pueblo- and five grandchildren, Megan, Amanda, and Haley Miller, Pueblo, Patrick and Matthew Gerlitz, Arvada. Funeral Mass, 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1999, Shrine of St. Therese. Viewing, 2-4 p.m. Monday, Funeral Home. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery. Those who wish may make contributions to the American Diabetes Association in memory of Mrs. Miller.

Miller, Charles E.
Charles E. Miller – Leadville Carbonate Chronicle – December 11, 1916 – Charles E. Miller – Charles E. Miller, a former Leadville man, and pioneer member of Silver Camp No. 12, Woodmen of the World, here, died yesterday at Pueblo according to a message received here last night. During his residence here, Mr. Miller was employed for years at the Arkansas Valley smelter. He was one of the old-time members of the local W. O. W. lodge. Interment will be made at Pueblo Monday.

Miller, Charles F.
Charles F. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - December 11, 1998 - Charles F. Miller, 88, passed away Dec. 10, 1998. Survived by his sister-in-law, Marguerite Miller of Pueblo- nephews, Michael (Virginia) Miller of Pueblo, David (Judy) Miller of Schererville, IN.- niece, Pamula (David) Green of Portland, Ore., also survived by numerous great-nieces and nephews. , 11 a.m. Saturday, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Cremation, Imperial Crematory.

Miller, Charles Ray
Charles Ray Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - July 03, 2003 - Charles Ray Miller passed away July 2, 2003. He was born April 21, 1944, in rural Linn County, Mo., to Beverly and Charles W. (Bill) Miller, graduating from Linneus High School in 1962. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1964 to 1968, in both Germany and Korea. Charles worked most of his working career in offices, ending his work career at Pueblo Bank and Trust, in the computer department. After moving to Pueblo in 1981, he became a member of the Pueblo Ham Club (WB0YQF), Eagles No. 145, First United Methodist Church and Searchers' Sunday School class. Following diagnosis in early 2001, he became involved in fund-raising for ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease), having taken part in research programs for speech communications and Walks to D'Feet ALS. Predeceased by father, Charles W. Miller. Survived by wife, Ann, and children, Victoria and Matthew, of the family home; mother, Beverly Miller and brother, Gary (Mary) Miller of Warrenton, Mo.; brother-in-law, Robert (Ann) Kellner, of Pueblo West; sister-in-law, Betty (Ken) Boyer, of Lakeview, Ark., and several nieces and nephews. Viewing, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, First United Methodist Church. Interment, Mountain Vale Cemetery, Canon City. In lieu of food and flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the ALS Association or Sangre de Cristo Hospice in care of the funeral home office.

Miller, Charlotte E.
Charlotte E. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - September 04, 2001 - Age 82, passed away Aug. 31, 2001. Predeceased by husband, Fred E. Miller; sister, Josephine Sifers; and brother-in-law, Albert Sifers. She is survived by children, Freida and Charles Miller; and nieces and nephews. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Miller, Clara
Clara Miller - St. Mary's Church Death Records - February 1923 - Death record from St. Mary's Church, Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colorado - Clara Miller , Walsenburg - Died 2/22//1923 - Buried 2/24/ 1923, St. Mary's - Cause Septic, Age 17, Priest J. B. Liciotti Book 2, Page 110.

Miller, Clara Elizabeth
Clara Elizabeth Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - May 18, 2004 - Clara Elizabeth Miller passed away April, 11, 2004, in Carson City, Nev., and resided in Pueblo for 90 years. Born in Vineland on May 10, 1911. A graduate of Centennial High School and Minnequa School of Nursing. A proud member of the Girl Scouts of America. Preceded in death by husband, C. Emil Miller; and sons, James and Burton Miller. Survived by daughter, Barbara Prudic of Carson City, Nev.; daughter-in-law, Margo Miller; grandsons, Brian Miller, Andrew Miller and Gregory Miller, all of Los Angeles, Calif.; granddaughters, Katy Prudic of Tucson, Ariz., and Sara Prudic of Juneau, Alaska. Memorial graveside service was held yesterday at Roselawn Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Columbine Girl Scout Council Memorial Fund, 21 Montebello Road, Pueblo. Family may be reached at 1843 Clydesdale Drive, Carson City, NV.

Miller, Clarence I.
Clarence I. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28, 1997 - Clarence I. Miller, 73, of Olney Springs, died Dec. 23, 1997, in Pensacola, Fla. Survived by wife, Barbara Miller of Olney Springs- sons, Howard (Edna) Miller of San Jose, Calif., and Lee (Sondra) Miller of Olney Springs- stepson, James LeCount of Olney Springs- daughters, Carolyn (Benny) Findlay of Pensacola, Fla., and Lynette (Steve) Spinks of Molina, Fla.- three stepdaughters, Susan LeCount of Fowler and Kerri LeCount and Candy (Clayton) Kirby, both of Olney Springs- one sister, Alice Baker of Fowler- two brothers, Clyde Miller of Pueblo and Raymond (Verna) Miller of Denver- 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services, 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, Olney Springs Community Methodist Church with burial in Olney Springs Cemetery.

Miller, David Scott
David Scott Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - July 26, 2006 - David Scott Miller, born October 22, 1962, in Price, Utah, passed away unexpectedly July 22, 2006 in Pueblo, Colo. Survived by wife, Nancy, of Gysum, Colo.; children, Justis and Jessie, of Stillwater, Minn.; sister, Susan, of Boise, Idaho; foster parents, James and Gayle Harvey and children of Pueblo West. Memorial service, Thursday at 2 p.m., at Imperial Memorial Gardens Chapel. Reception to follow.

Miller, Dean A.
Dean A. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - August 24, 2002 - Dean A. Miller passed away Aug. 14, 2002, at his home in Pueblo. Dean was born on March 31, 1958, in Walsenburg, Colo., and had lived in Pueblo most of his life. He was a 1976 graduate of Pueblo East High School and was a veteran having served in the United States Navy. Dean was employed as a photographer for the Pueblo Chieftain for many years. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gaylene Berry Miller. His survivors include his father, Robert T. Miller, of Arizona; two brothers, Robert Dunn-Miller, of Texas and Randy Miller, of Arizona; his stepsister, Sandy Mulheron, of Arizona; and stepbrother, Ron Warren, of Texas; as well as his wife, Linda McInnis, of Pueblo. Cremation took place in the Davis Crematory. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2002, in the Davis Memorial Chapel.

Miller, Decie H.
Decie H. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - February 03, 1999 - Decie H. Miller, 78, passed away Jan. 30, 1999. Survived by her daughter, Marilyn (Thomas) Holden of Colorado City; sisters, Inez (Harold) Sherman of Denver, and Ethel Decker of Pueblo; brother, Charles (Charlotte) Houston of Longmont; sister-in-law, LaDell Miller of Las Vegas, Nev.; and grandchildren, Patricia (Jonathon) Hegna of Nashville, Tenn., Paul Holden, David Holden, James Holden, Jonathan Holden and Dee Dee Holden, all of Colorado City. Preceded in death by her husband, Troy Miller, in 1989; and sisters, Faye McConnel and Lucille Marugg. Private interment at Mountain View Cemetery. Memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Darren Wilson officiating. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to United Scleroderma Foundation through the funeral home.

Miller, Diana Lynn
Diana Lynn Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - August 20, 1998 - Diana Lynn Miller, 39, beloved daughter and sister, passed away Aug. 18, 1998. Survived by her parents, Norbert and Ramona Miller- brothers, Danny (Melba) Miller, and Bert (Jodi) Miller- sister, Danelle (Jayson) Weatherford- nieces and nephews, Mitch, Ryan, Jennifer, Katie, Reece, and Kelsy- grandparents, Wilfred and Ida Miller- and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and other relatives and friends. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Thursday.

Miller, Dick
Dick Miller - Independent - December 3, 1925 - Dick Miller, Old County Resident, Dies At Age Of 92 - Came Here in 1872, Was Father of 19 children, 14 of whom survive him. There are also 51 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren alive. The deceased was employed as a teamster at Cameron and worked steadily up to the day of his death. He came to Picketwire in the year 1851 and afterwards went to California Gulch, above Leadville, by oxen team, returning again to Picketwire in 1866. After marrying he moved to Miller Lake, near Huerfano , in 1868 and proved up on a tract of land in 1872 where he continued to live as a citizen of Huerfano County. Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon under the direction the Furphy Undertaking parlors. Interment was in the Catholic cemetery following services at St. Mary's church.

Miller, Dolores I.
Dolores I. "Dolly" Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - October 08, 2005 - Dolores I. "Dolly" Miller, 68, was born into this life on March 9, 1937, and entered into eternal life on Oct. 5, 2005. She is survived by her children, Ann (Bill) Williams of Pueblo, John (Rene) Goddard of Aurora, Colo., Donna (Bob) Squire of Westcliffe, Colo., Terri (Raymond) Musso, Jerry (Nicki) Goddard, Irene (Jay) Buckingham, Dave (Louise) Miller, Lana (Wade) McMuillian, all of Pueblo; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, Allen B. Miller; and granddaughter, Brianna Squire. Dolly was an active member of Cathedral of the Sacred Heart as a eucharistic minister and also was a member of Legend of Mary. Rosary, 6 p.m. Monday, and memorial Mass, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, with the Rev. Father Anthony Wojcinski as celebrant; both services at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 11th Street and Grand Avenue. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, through Montgomery & Steward.

Miller, Dorothy
Dorothy (Venettisch) Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - October 21, 2001 - Dorothy (Venettisch) Miller, age 92, born June 3, 1909, in Pueblo, passed away Oct. 17, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She is preceded in death by her parents, Melvin and Anna Venettisch; and her loving husband, “Rusty” Earl Miller. Survived by her daughter, Joanne (J. Charles) Seelye; granddaughter, Janice (Sterling) Penman; grandson, Mark C. Seelye; great-grandchildren, Jocelyn Seelye, Trevor Seelye, Natalie Penman and Nicole Penman. A private service for the family will be held.

Miller, Elsie Theresa
Elsie Theresa Miller - Huerfano World - September 10, 1998 - Elsie Theresa Miller, 78, of Walsenburg died Sept. 6, 1998, in Walsenburg. Born Aug. 26, 1920 in San Pablo, to Justo and Otelia Esquibel, she was a cosmetologist. Her husband, Jack Miller preceded her in death. She is survived by one brother, Delano R Esquibel, San Luis and two grandchildren. No service will be held.

Miller, Emma Louise
Emma Louise Palladino Miller - Herald-Standard - December 8, 2005 - Uniontown, PA - Emma Louise Palladino Miller, homemaker, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away in Trinidad, Colorado on Dec. 3, 2005 at the age of 96. Born in Uniontown on Feb. 18, 1909, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Palladino and America (Fee) Palladino. Emma was a graduate of Uniontown High School. She was a member of the Maria Montessori Lodge and St. Therese Roman Catholic Church. Emma lived on a farm near Revere for many years, moving to Colorado in 1987, to live with her family, but the home of her heart was always Uniontown. Preceding her in death is husband Frank M. Miller, sisters Alva and Edith and brothers Edward and Randy. Survivors are daughter Mrs. Michael (Edith) Musslewhite, Trinidad, Co. and grandson Levi L. Musslewhite, Issaquah, Wa., numerous nieces and nephews and many dear friends also survive. Interment will be Oak Grove Cemetery at a later date. Family may be contacted at 41759 Co. Rd., 36.0, Trinidad, Co., 81082.

Miller, Etta Lee
Etta Lee Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - June 14, 1987 - Etta Lee Miller passed away June 11, 1987. Survived by her children, Harold R. Miller, Rockvale, James P. (Val) Miller, Toleson, Ariz., Betty L. Miles, Rockford, Ill., Catherine Fisher, Arizona, and Annalee Shumway, Durango. Also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives. Preceded in death by her husband, Charles P. Miller, in 1941. Born April 28, 1900, in West Virginia and had been a longtime Pueblo area resident. She will lie in state Sunday until 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation, Rouch Crematorium. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel. Interment of cremains at a later date in Mountain View Cemetery.

Miller, Eugene Alfred
Eugene Alfred "Gene" Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - May 06, 2001 - Eugene Alfred "Gene" Miller, 78, of Pueblo, died May 4, 2001. He was born in Protection, Kan., to Elias and Nettie Miller. He graduated from Cheraw High School in 1941. He graduated from Goshen College with a B.S. degree, and completed his M.A. degree in Educational Secondary Education at Colorado State College in Greeley. He taught at Alameda High School and he coached football. He went to Barranquitas, Puerto Rico, to teach coach basketball and serve as the Dean of Boys. In Puerto Rico, he met his wife, Hildegard Peters. He was Dean of Men and was the basketball coach at Hesston College. Gene was director of Frontier Boys Village, in Larkspur, Colo., and the director of Argentine Youth Services in Kansas City, Kan. He taught social studies at Laredo, Texas, and in Loveland, Colo. At Robinson School, Santurce, Puerto Rico, he was principal of the High School. He is survived by his wife, Hildegard Peters Miller, whom he married in 1950; son, Philip (JoAnn) daughter, Ramona; three grandchildren; brothers, Adrian (Myrtle), Lewis, and Eldo (Bertha) sister, Susie Neuschwanger. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Steven Eugene; daughter, Jeanne Ann. Viewing will be held at Montgomery & Steward Funeral Home on Monday, May 7, from 4 p.m. to 7. The graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2001, at Fairview Cemetery in La Junta. The memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 10th & Court Street, in Pueblo, with Deborah Kehle Como officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Colorado Boys Ranch, La Junta, directly or through the funeral home. - Eugene Alfred "Gene" Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - May 07, 2001 - Eugene Alfred "Gene" Miller. Also survived by his sisters-in-law, Mamie Miller and Maurine Miller. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Earl and Glen.

Miller, Eula Mae
Eula Mae "Shorty" (nee Ricks) Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - April 27, 2000 - Eula Mae "Shorty" (nee Ricks) Miller, 71, passed away April 25, 2000, at Parkview hospital. Born Sept. 26, 1928, in Rodgers County, Okla., and was a Pueblo resident for the past six years. Mae was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Edna (nee Casper) Ricks; and brother, Sammi. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Leon Miller; twin sister, Beulah Sharton; sisters, Blanche Iiams, Wynona McPhail, Lou Ruzanski, June (Caldwell) Beck and Oleta Quigly; brothers, Jake (Lillian), Everett (Pat), Jack (Helen), Bill (Maryann) and Glenn Ricks. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many friends. Shorty graduated from Sugar City High School and became a licensed cosmetologist. She was a dedicated member of the Lake Avenue Baptist Church. Mae was also an avid Bronco fan and enjoyed life to the fullest and will be sadly missed by family and friends. She will lie in state at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until noon on Friday. Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2000, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with The Rev. Harold Tuttle officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. The family will greet friends and relatives at 1320 Constitution following the interment.

Miller, Eva A.
Eva A. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - April 07, 2000 - Eva A. Miller, 82, passed away April 4, 2000. Funeral service, 2 p.m. today at the Peacock Funeral Home. Interment, 1 p.m. Saturday at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley, Colo. Visitation, today until service time at the funeral home.

Miller, Floyd
Floyd Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - February 19, 1987 - Floyd Miller, 85, of Rocky Ford died at Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center on Feb. 18. He was born in 1901 in La Junta and moved to Rocky. Ford in 1936. He retired from the Southern Colorado Power Co. in 1966. He is survived by one daughter, Virginia (Dick) Cadwallader of Rocky Ford; one son, Russell (Lola) Miller of Pueblo; eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and 10 step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva, in 1985. Funeral service, 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ustick-Donelson Funeral Home. Burial in Valley View Cemetery with the Rev. David Ferguson officiating.

Miller, Forrest
Forrest “Lee” Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - April 14, 2001 - Forrest "Lee" Miller, born Dec. 11, 1927, passed away March 31, 2001. Preceded in death by father, Clyde M. Green; mother, Irene Capps; stepfather, Lee B. Miller; Faye (Ghent) Miller; and three daughters and two grandchildren. Navy veteran of World War II. He owned and operated the Lee Miller Insurance Agency on Fourth Street, Pueblo. He was an avid fisherman, glass collector and auction lover. Lee was a wonderful salesman who never met a stranger. He was proud of his heritage and his ability to survive a harsh upbringing. Former Mason, Exchange Club and Patti's 8-Ball Club member. Survived by brother, Terry Green; son, B. J. (Mary Frances) Baxter; and daughters and sons-in-law, Faith (Frank) Dreesen and Cindy (Rick) Jones; granddaughters, Shannon (Patrick) Day, Heather Dreesen (Scott Kovacs), Brittany Jones, Courtney Jones; and numerous great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and cousins in both Colorado and Texas. Graveside services with military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team, will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, April 16, at Mountain View Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at the Jones residence, 205 Creston Drive, immediately after the service.

Miller, Frank D.
Frank D. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - November 20, 1937 – The Roach Funeral Home – Frank D. Miller, private services Rouch chapel Saturday, 2 p.m. and at Rye cemetery at 3:30 p.m. Please omit flowers.

Miller, Frank L.
Rev. Frank L. Miller, - Pueblo Chieftain - January 28, 2001 - Rev. Frank L. Miller of Long Beach, Calif., passed away Dec. 16, 2000. Survived by his wife, Iva Miller of the family home; three sons; two daughters; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Also survived by three sisters, Carrie (John) Jauch, Blanche (Oscar) Hibpshman, all of Pueblo, and Ruth (Earl) Hibpshman of Kenai, Alaska. Reverend Miller was a former pastor of Pleasantview Baptist Church. Services were held in Long Beach, Calif.

Miller, Frieda Martha
Frieda Martha Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - April 03, 1986 - Frieda Martha Miller, 92, late of Canon City, died April 1, 1986. Service, 10:30 a.m. Friday, Holt and Dixon Chapel of the Gardens, with the Rev. Ken Klopp officiating. Interment, Memorial Gardens, Colorado Springs. In lieu of flowers those who wish may contribute to the memorial fund for the Hope Lutheran Church, Westcliffe, through the Holt and Dixon Mortuary office.

Miller, Gail
Gail Miller - Huerfano World - December 5, 1991 - Memorial service for Gail Marie Miller, 41, Pagosa Springs, who died Dec. 1, 1991, in that city, will be Saturday from St. Mary Church in Walsenburg. Born Jan. 8,1947 in Los Angeles, CA, the daughter of Emmett and Frances King, she came to Walsenburg with her family as a baby. Ms. Miller graduated from St. Mary High School in 1965 and from Western State College in Gunnison in 1969 with majors in education and English. She married John Miller Oct. 19, 1967 and moved to Maryland where she taught special education for two years. She then returned to Western State, graduating in 1975 with a master's degree in psychology. She went to Brighton where she was counselor/teacher at Smokey Hills High School for 14 years. In 1988, she moved to Pagosa Springs and taught in Taos, NM. Survivors include her parents, Emmett and Frances King, Walsenburg; a son, Patrick Miller, Greeley; brothers and sisters, Scott King, Trinidad, Gregory King, Stratton, Nancy Bustos, Walsenburg, Frances Jo Dominguez, Frazier, Emmett J. King, Colorado Springs and Everett King, Denver; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Cremation. J.M. Antle Funeral Home is in, charge of arrangements.

Miller, Gary
Gary Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - April 13, 2002 - Gary Miller of Estes Park, passed away in Pueblo. No services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.

Miller, George C.
George C. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - January 17, 2000 - George C. Miller IV, passed away Jan. 15, 2000, at Villa Pueblo Pavilion. He was born Sept. 10, 1910 in Dixion, Ill., the son of George C. Miller III and Nellie Baumes Miller. He was a graduate of Miami Military Institute with further studies at Northwestern University and Wabash College where he was affiliated with Sigma Chi fraternity. He was employed by Dodge Manufacturing Corporation for many years in the field of power transmission. He was active in many trade associations such as Power Transmission Association and was on the advisory boards of Chain Belt Co. and Aeroquip Corporation for many years while acting as Regional Manager of the five Northwest states for Dodge Manufacturing Corporation. Following Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Engineering Department requisitioned his services for work in the Pacific Theater of Operations where he functioned as Chief Admirals Assistant in Honolulu. Later he served two years in Europe and participated in the Battle of the Bulge under General George Patton. Returning to Portland in 1945, he resumed his old position as Regional Northwest Manager for Dodge Manufacturing Corporation. In 1949 he moved his family to Yakima, Wash., and established Cascade Bearing & Equipment Co., which he owned and operated until his retirement in 1980. He was active in numerous civic organizations and an early sponsor of the White Pass Ski area. He is survived by one daughter, Mary Lefebvre of San Carlos, Calif.; three sons, George Carter Miller V of Yakima, Dr. Roger W. Miller of Pueblo, Colo., and Dwight A. Miller of Yakima; 18 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Memorial Mass and Interment will be held in Yakima, Wash. The family of George C. Miller extend their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Larry Walls, to the staff of the Villa Pueblo Towers and Pavilion, and to other patients and family members who have shown such care and concern for George and his wife, Frances, over recent years.

Miller, Glen E.
Glen E. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - November 09, 1997 - Glen E. Miller, 72, of rural Holly, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 1997. Funeral services, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, Valley Memorial-Holly Chapel. Burial Holly Cemetery with graveside military honors. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. to service time Tuesday. Memorial contributions to The Gideons.

Miller, H.D.
H.D. "Chic" Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - March 27, 2000 - H.D. "Chic" Miller, age 79. Funeral services, 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, 2000, at the Lamar United Methodist Church. Burial in Union Valley Cemetery, Hasty, Colo., with graveside Masonic ritual and military honors. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Valley Memorial-Lamar. Family respectfully requests memorial contributions to the S.E. Colorado Shrine Transportation Fund.

Miller, Hattie L.
Hattie L. Miller - Colorado Daily Chieftain - February 6, 1875 - At the residence of her brother-in-law, Abe R. Ellis, south Pueblo on Thursday, February 4th, 1875, Hattie L. Miller in the thirty first year of her age of consumption. (Verse) Funeral at the residence of Abe R. Ellis at 2:00 o'clock p.m. Saturday, February 6th, 1875. Friends of the family are invited to attend. Denver, Colorado, St. Louis, Jefferson City, Columbia and Sedalia, Missouri papers please copy. Colorado Daily Chieftain - February 7, 1875 - The remains of Miss Hattie Miller were carried to their last resting place in the cemetery on Saturday afternoon. The funeral was largely attended.

Miller, Helen L.V.
Helen L.V. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - June 7, 1987 - Helen L.V. Miller, late of Pueblo, died June 6, 1987, at a Denver Hospital. Survived by her children, Donna E. (Don) Raso, Aurora, Helen J. Ware, Pueblo, David A. (Linda) Miller, Penrose, and Roger Lee (Deloris) Miller, Portland, Ore. Also survived by 10 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a sister, Laura (Harold) Jackson, Oklahoma City, Okla. Member of First Baptist Church, Cactus Rebekah Lodge No. 24, Royal Neighbors No. 2310, Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 145 and Retired Eagles Activity Club. Born Sept. 2, 1910, in Elk City, Okla. Pueblo resident for 52 years, where she worked in sales at Montgomery Wards and Leads. Preceded in death by her husband, Earl William Miller, Nov. 24, 1977; son, Robert Miller, 1970; grandson, Michael Weeks, 1968; one sister and one brother. Graveside service, 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, Mountain View Cemetery, with William Leroy officiating and Rebekah Lodge No. 24. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association direct or through the funeral home office. Visitation, 2 to 8:30 p.m. Monday. The family may be contacted at 3410 Baltimore.

Miller, Herbert Benjamin
Herbert Benjamin Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - October 19, 1950 - Herbert Benjamin Miller, Tuesday, Oct. 17. Husband of M. Myrtle Miller and father of Carol Miller of the family home, 1617 ½ Palmer. Former member of Pueblo Post No. 2, American Legion, having served in World War I, U. S. Army overseas. A resident of Pueblo for the past 40 years, and was a salesman for the Pueblo Flour Mills. Arrangements later. Pueblo Chieftain - October 20, 1950 - Herbert Benjamin Miller services 9 a.m. Friday, Davis Memorial chapel with Rev. Ruben Staniforth officiating. To Mountain View.

Miller, Howard M.
Howard M. Miller - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - August 17, 1965 - Pueblo Editor Reported Dead - Pueblo - Howard M. Miller, 65, editor of The Pueblo Chieftain for 25 years, died today in a hospital of pneumonia. Miller, a native of Denver, began his newspaper career with the old Denver Express and then worked for the Rocky Mountain News. He was news editor of the Laramie (Wyo.) Boomerang and came to Pueblo in 1926 as managing editor of the Chieftain. He became editor ten years later and served as editor until recently when he became a general assignment reporter for the paper. His wife, Helen, died several years ago. Surviving are a son, Dudley W. Miller, a member of the U.S. diplomatic service with the State Department, a daughter, Mrs. David Hohl, of Harmony, Minn., and three brothers, Orville, of Grand Junction, Don of Portland, Ore, and Ted of Lake Grove, Ore. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Miller, Ida J.
Ida J. Eskine Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - December 10, 2002 - Ida J. Eskine Miller, 94, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002. Preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Wilfred Miller; granddaughter, Diana Miller; and son-in-law, Eugene S. Cozzolino. Ida was born on Nov. 1, 1908, along the Mississippi River in Louisiana. She was the youngest of 12 children, and was known as a very spirited child, as well as an adult. Ida leaves to cherish her memory, five children, along with their families; all of whom she instilled her zest for life, loving ways and steadfast devotion to her family. She was a source of encouragement and love, and will be greatly missed by her many "favorites." She is survived by her children, Wilfred L. (Connie) Miller Jr., Norbert (Ramona) Miller, Annette (Alvah) Long Byers, Beverly Ann Cozzolino, Timothy Q. (Katherine) Miller; grandchildren, Merrit (Kelly) Miller, Danny (Melba) Miller, Bert (Jodi) Miller, Danelle (Jason) Weatherford, Louie L. (Barbara) Long, Eugene A. (Jodi) Cozzolino, Terri (Tim) Cozzolino-Hunker, Natalie (Craig Mendell) Miller, Timmijo (Wade) Lisac, and Tana (Dominic) Strasia; great-grandchildren, Gina, Terra, Christina, Samantha, Micaela, Mitch, Ryan, Katie, Reece, Joey, Loren, Katherine, Skylar, and Jennifer. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel with Deacon Philip Reynolds officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. For further information, please see

Miller, J. C.
John Clayton Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - August 8, 1915 - Prominent Druggist Dies While Working in Store; Successful Businessman J. C. Miller Stricken with Heart Failure and Succumbs Despite Heroic Efforts Made to Revive Him - Lived Here 15 Years - Stricken with heart failure while at work in his drug store in the Central block yesterday, John Clayton Miller, 46 years old, expired almost instantly yesterday afternoon at 1 o'clock, despite the heroic measure resorted to in the effort to revive the flickering spark of life. The funeral will be held at 12:15 p.m. today at the McCarthy chapel. Rev. F. A. Hatch, officiating. Miss Charlotte Betts will sing. The Knight Templars will escort the body to the depot where a Masonic service will be held and the body will be forwarded to Louisville, Ky., at 2:15 o'clock. Mr. Miller was one of the city's most prominent druggists. He has been engaged in the business here for fifteen years with considerable success. Since his arrival here with his brother-in-law, H. E. Bennett, he has been in business in the Central block stand. They purchased the store from Dr. Harvey. About two years ago Mr. Bennett sold his interest and the Miller-Jones Drug company was organized. This company at the time of its dissolution a short time ago owned three of the city's best drug stores, the Central block store, the Thatcher block store and the Depot Drug store. Under the dissolution agreement, Mr. Miller remained proprietor of the Central block store and soon thereafter he took in with him as a partner, Judson Hohl. Mr. Miller left his home, 2117 Grand avenue, yesterday morning feeling in normal health. He has been suffering from heart trouble for some time but previous attacks had not been considered serious by him. While in the act of compounding a prescription he was seized with the attack and staggering fell to the floor. Dr. Luke McLean had just entered the store and hurried to the druggist's assistance. Dr. H. B. Killough also was summoned. Immediately a pulmotor which is kept in the store for emergency cases was applied to the stricken man. However, his heart was so weak that it did not respond either to the pulmotor or restoratives which were administered by the physicians and in a few moments he was declared dead. The physicians pronounced the cause as leakage of the heart, a form of apoplexy or blood clot of the heart. Mr. Miller is survived by his wife and a 3-year-old adopted child whom Mr. and Mrs. Miller brought with them from Paducah, Ky., a year ago. He also leaves a brother, F. D. Miller of Hazel, Ky. The deceased was born in Mayfield, Ky.

Miller, J. N. (Daughter of)
Daughter of J. N. Miller - Cucharas - August 1913 - J. N. Miller, proprietor of the old Stevens ranch at Cucharas, has returned from Los Angeles, Calif., where his daughter was killed in a street car wreck.

Miller, Jack R.
Jack R. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - September 17, 2004 - Jack R. Miller, 76, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004. Survived by Ione, his loving wife of 54 years; children, Kathy (Todd) Merrill, Kris Allen, Marty (Betty) Miller; brother, Robert (Opal) Miller of Garland, Texas; grandchildren, Katy, Kelly, Garrett, Ross, Max, Alex and Cole. Preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Anna Miller; and his sister, Marge Lamar. Jack was an Eagle Scout, and served two tours in the Korean War, where he received a Purple Heart Medal. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church. Jack came to Pueblo as livestock agent for the Santa Fe Railroad, and later, owner of Jack Miller Realty. He retired in 1993 from the county assessor's office. Jack enjoyed fishing, gardening, his black Labradors and visiting with his friends over a cup of coffee at Patti's Restaurant. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to Pueblo County Historical Society or Southeastern Colorado Heritage Center in memory of Jack. A celebration of Jack's life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004, First Presbyterian Church, 220 W. 10th St., Pueblo, Colo.

Miller, Jacob Harold
Jacob Harold Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - May 28, 2002 - Jacob Harold Miller, age 87, passed away May 25, 2002. Preceded in death by his wife, Mae Miller; parents, Jacob and Julia Miller; brother, Albert Miller; and sisters, Margrete West and Mildred Schwer. Mr. Miller is survived by brothers, Victor Miller, Alvin Miller and Paul Miller; sisters, Esther Angleton, Elsie Waddle, Alice Bond, Ruth Burnette and Dorothy Brown; and stepdaughters, Donna Like and Celia Houston. Mr. Miller served six years in the U.S. Navy in The Pacific Fleet during World War II. He was recalled for duty in the Korean War. At his request cremation and no funeral.

Miller, James
James "Jim" Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - August 26, 1999 - James "Jim" Miller, 67, former Lamar resident, passed away Aug. 23, 1999. Funeral services, 10 a.m. Friday at the Peacock Funeral Home. Interment, Holly Cemetery. Visitation, today from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Miller, James
James Miller – Colorado Public Defender – February 2, 1877 - West Las Animas (Bent County). B-W. Hanging/Strangulation. Miller's execution was the first in Colorado after the territory achieved statehood. Miller, a twenty-three-year-old “mulatto,” had served as a soldier with the United States Colored Troops for the previous five years. He entered a dance hall which was reserved for whites that night, and an inebriated white customer forced him at gunpoint to leave. Another white customer, John Sutherland, told the thug to leave Miller alone. Miller and a friend, Benjamin Smith, later returned and randomly shot into the bar, missing the thug but killing Sutherland. Both men received death sentences; the governor commuted Smith's sentence. At the hanging, which the governor delayed two weeks so Miller could join a church and be married, the trapdoor would not open at first, and when it did, it fell to the ground. Miller dropped through the opening in the platform, but the rope was too long and his feet came to rest on the trap door that had fallen below him. The trap door was quickly removed so Miller could swing unimpeded. He hung for twenty-five minutes before expiring. Later, the sheriff, distraught over the bungled hanging, resigned his position and left the community.

Miller, James
James Miller - Walsenburg World - November 21, 1901 - Bad Accident - A serious accident occurred at Bowen last evening that resulted in the death of a colored man named Harper and the probable fatal injury of an old gentleman named James Miller, a miner. The accident occurred on the 1,800 foot tramway. Miller was walking down the tram and was near the bottom when he was struck by a car that had gotten away from its moorings above. Harper _______ when it struck the bottom. Mr. Miller is at the hospital suffering from injuries which it is thought will prove fatal. His right leg was cut off, his left arm broken and skull fractured. He is 56 years of age and was living with a son at Bowen. His wife is in Illinois. We could learn nothing about Harper except that he was employed at the mine. The accident was caused by the breaking of a rope which held the cars before they were started down the tramway, which is very steep, a 56 percent grade. The coroner will investigate who was responsible. Trinidad Advertiser.

Miller, Janet
Janet Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - August 10, 1998 - Janet Miller, 58, of Rocky Ford, died on Aug. 8, 1998. Survived by one son, Rick (Kathy) Miller of Rocky Ford- mother, Mary Slate of Rocky Ford- one sister and one brother. Services at Valley View Cemetery at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1998, with Rev. Ken Smith officiating. Visitation from 2-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Miller, Jennifer Rae
Jennifer Rae Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - July 19, 2001 - Jennifer Rae Miller, 26, born Jan. 2, 1975, passed away suddenly on July 14, 2001. "Jen" was a 1993 graduate of Central High School, a 1997 graduate of the University of Colorado, and was currently pursuing a master's degree at the University of New Orleans. Jen was a loving and vivacious young woman who touched the lives and hearts of all who knew her. She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Barbara and Raymond De Leal of Colorado City; her father, Ray Miller of Pueblo; brother, Joseph Miller of Denver; grandfather, Arthur Samples of Pueblo; her loving and devoted fiancée, Michael Pita of Houston, Texas; Michael's mother, Marina; and his brothers, Howard and Mark Pita; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends who will miss her deeply. Memorial service, Saturday, 2 p.m. George McCarthy Historic Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the charity of your choice or to the Jennifer R. Miller UNO Memorial Fund (University of New Orleans) in care of the funeral home office. "Your friend is your needs answered. He is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving." Kahlil Gibran.

Miller, Jim F.
Jim F. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - January 30, 2002 - Age 89, of Pueblo, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002. He was born in Durango, Colo., on Nov. 19, 1912. Jim served in WWII as part of the 1252 Engineer Battalion, and in the European Theatre. He was a heavy equipment operator and mechanic on the railroads, roads and dams in Colorado and surrounding states. He was a 55-year member of the Union of Operating Engineers, Local No. 9. Jim is preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Silver P. Miller. He is survived by his children, Jim F. (Evelyn) Miller Jr., William J. (Barbara) Miller and Betty Miller (Steve) Gendron. He is also survived by seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; his sister, Marie (Dick) Robbins; special companion, Bea Thorsten; and numerous nieces and nephews. If you choose, donations may be made to the YMCA, 700 Albany, Pueblo, Colo., 81003, in honor of Jim F. Miller. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel.

Miller, Joe
Joe Miller - Brandon Bell - July 12, 1912 - Fourth of July Accidents - Denver - The following accidents have been reported as a result of Fourth of July celebration: Ruth Abbott, Brighton, eyes burned; Carroll Rawls, Brighton, finger shot off; Joe Miller, Superior, shot in the back - may die; Tad Everett, Salida, finger and thumb shot off; Frank Hennes, Pueblo, eyes put out.

Miller, Joe C.
Joe C. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - February 12, 1986 - Joe C. Miller, late of Fowler, died Monday, Feb. 10, 1986, in a Fowler nursing home. Survived by wife, Donna, of the family home; two stepchildren; five step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren. Member of the Baptist church. Born March 27, 1911, in Baton Rouge, La.; resident of Otero County since 1964. At his request, cremation, Davis-Wallin Crematorium. No services.

Miller, John
John Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - December 21, 1999 - Florence Mortuary - John Miller, 73, of Penrose. Visitation, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. today at the Florence Mortuary Chapel, 120 N. Pikes Peak Ave., Florence. Service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22, 1999, at the Florence Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Ray Logan officiating. Interment following at Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo.

Miller, John
John Miller - Wray Rattler - January 22, 1914 - Found With Skull Crushed - John Miller, 55, as Pueblo Farmer, was Victim of an Assassin - Killed with a Hammer - Murderer Did Not Take His Money; Corpse Found by Visitor - Pueblo – With his skull fractured, the body of John Miller, 55 years old, a farmer, living 15 miles west of Pueblo, was found in his home by a neighbor, Joseph Davis, The wound on the back of the man's head causes the sheriff to believe that the man was murdered, and he is conducting an exhaustive investigation. Among Miller's effects, in his home, where he lived alone, were found an uncashed check for $175.00 derived from the sale of a consignment of sugar beets, and some money, indicating that the motive that prompted his killing was not that of robbery. Bloodstains in the house indicated that Miller was struck, possible with a hammer, while standing near the door. He had endeavored to crawl across the room to a bed but had become unconscious before he reached it and died on the floor a few feet away. Davis went to see Miller on business, and entering the house, found his friend lying upon the floor, dead.The coroner has taken charge of the body. Miller had no relatives living in this part of the country but leaves a brother residing in Illinois. Pueblo Indicator – January 24, 1914 – Man Murdered at Vineland – John Miller, a farmer living near Vineland, was found murdered in his house last Tuesday morning. He had but recently received payment for his sugar beet crop and the theory was advanced that he was killed for his money, but such was not the case, as a check for $170 was found in his pocket. Investigation by the sheriff's office thus far fails to uncover any clue leading to the identity of the perpetrators of the horrible deed, and Coroner Patterson summoned a jury to sit on the case. A bloody club was found in the house, showing that it was murder and not suicide that caused the victim's death.

Miller, John D.
John D. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - March 02, 2004 - John D. Miller, age 85, of Williamsburg, Colo., passed away Feb. 27, 2004, in Canon City. He was born Aug. 1, 1918, in Engleville, Colo., a son of the late Jack and Annie (Macky) Miller. He married Joan Hupp in January of 1962, in Raton, N.M. She preceded him in death Nov. 3, 2003. John is survived by his son, Jim (Brenda) Miller of Abilene, Texas; daughters, Joanne (Clarence) Whitcomb of Wetmore, Colo., Trisha (Mike) Taylor of Canon City; stepchildren, Terry (Jeanne) Tucker of Canon City, Melissa Dockins of Canon City, Tim (Brenda) O'Neill of Eagle Point, Ore.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and his little dog Rhett. He also was preceded in death by a daughter, Colleen; stepson, John Tucker; three sisters and two brothers. A visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, at Holt Family Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 3, at Holt Chapel of the Garden with the Rev. Dan Jackson officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain Vale Memorial Gardens.

Miller, Jonnie O.
Jonnie O'Dell Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - December 12, 2002 - Jonnie O'Dell Miller, 77, passed away Dec. 10, 2002, at her home. Survived by her children, John David (Enid) Miller of Highlands Ranch, Colo., Richard (Jackie) Miller of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Gail Ann (James) Audino of Mason City, Iowa; grandchildren, James Miller, Corrine Miller, Bonnie Marie Audino and Adam Richard Audino; and many good friends. Preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Theodore Miller, on May 17, 1999; parents, John and Bess (neé Arrowood) Avery; and sister, Alice Steffens. Jonnie was born Aug. 21, 1925, in Arkansas City, Kan., and married Dr. Miller on April 1, 1945, in Arkansas City, Kan. She was a member of Ascension Episcopal Church, PEO Chapter CI, and was a volunteer for over 20 years at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. At her request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, at Ascension Episcopal Church, 18th and Grand, with the Rev. Dr. Ephraim Radner officiating. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of donor's choice through the funeral home.

Miller, Joseph
Joseph Miller - Akron Weekly Pioneer Press – October 14, 1892 – A Wreck on the Santa Fe Road.  Three Train Men Killed.  On the Track Caused a Catastrophe Near Eden.  The Santa Fe local freight train No. 46, engine No. 443, running between Pueblo and Colorado Springs, was wrecked near Eden at 12:20 o'clock Sunday morning.  Three men were killed, or are supposed to be dead, as their bodies are under the wreckage.  They are the engineer, fireman and the head brakeman.  Eight cars and the engine are piled in one mass at the side of the track, and coal and freight of every description are scattered broadcast.  The men killed are Joseph Miller, engineer; C. C. McCune, fireman, and Archie Buchanan, head brakeman.  The wreck was first discovered by the trainmen of the Rio Grande passenger train which passes this place at 12:15.  The two roads at this point run almost parallel with each other.  The wreck was immediately reported to Colorado Springs and the superintendent and dispatcher at Pueblo proceeded to the scene.  The conductor and the brakeman who was unhurt went, one in each direction, to flag approaching trains, and their comrades were left in the ruins that others might be protected.  It was found that the wreck was caused by the engine striking a cow.  The wrecking of the engine, tender and cars was complete and the track was torn up.  The three men were evidently killed instantly, and their bodies were badly crushed.

Miller, Josephine
Josephine Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - December 21, 2003 - Josephine Miller, 67, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away Friday, Dec. 19, 2003. Josephine is survived by her husband, Raymond Miller; and son, Joseph (Reenie) Miller; sisters, Esther (Ed) Velasquez, Vickie (Ken) Davis, Yvonne (Drew) Neve; brothers, Joe (Barbara) Gonzalez, Max Gonzalez; numerous nephews, nieces and friends. Preceded in death by parents, Jesus and Ophelia Gonzalez; brother, Rudolph Gonzalez; and sister, Benita Gonzalez. Josephine was a retired educator of District 60 and District 70. Josephine was a member of Christ the King Parish, but her main focus in life was the dedication she had to her husband, son, and membership in Alcoholics Anonymous. Rosary, 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, and funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003; both services will be held at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 414 W. 11th St. Cremation to follow services. In lieu of food and flowers donations can be made to the Alano Club in Josephine's memory.

Miller, Joshua Paul
Joshua Paul (Joshy) Miller - Colorado Springs Gazette - July 7, 2009 - Joshua Paul (Joshy) Miller 31, passed away July 2, 2009 in Colorado Springs. Joshua was born April 7, 1978 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Joshua was a Journeyman Pipefitter. He installed fire protection systems. In his free time he enjoyed building cars and trucks, riding Harleys, fishing, camping and spending time with his children, family, and friends. Joshua is survived by his parents, Glenn and Kelley Miller, of Colorado Springs, his wife Jessica, children Korrinne, Kendra, Augustina, Kaleb, Ashlyn, and Kyler, all of Colorado Springs. Brothers, Tim Runyon (Laura) of Pueblo and Thom Runyon (Rebecka) of Wasilla, Alaska. Sister Joleen Ricketts (Paul) of Colorado Springs, many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. Joshua was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jim and Rose Benjamin, Clyde and Joyce Miller, uncles Gary Miller, Gregg Miller, aunt Gena Miller, and cousins Steven James Benjamin and P. J. Mitchell. We love you Daddy, We love you Baby, You will always be in our hearts. A Memorial Service will be held July 9, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Dove-Witt Family Mortuary, 6630 S. Hwy 85/87, Fountain, CO. Ent Federal Credit Union. In lieu of flowers, monetary donations are being accepted at Ent Federal Credit Union.

Miller, Karen Nicole
Karen Nicole Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - May 16, 1999 - Karen Nicole Miller, 21, of Pueblo, passed away Friday, May 14, 1999.Graduated from Pueblo County High School in 1996. She was an art major at the University of Southern Colorado in her junior year. She was a kind and gentle soul. She also had a great sense of humor and was loved by everyone who knew her. Her true best friends in life were her two sisters, Kristen and Cheryl. She also had a passion for soccer. She is predeceased by her grandparents, Pearl and Gene Miller. She is survived by her loving parents, Robert and Carolyn Miller of Pueblo- sisters, Kristen Miller (Ajay Dhatt) of Denver and Cheryl Miller of Pueblo- grandparents, Sam and Ann Alfonso of Pueblo- aunts and uncles, David (Diane) Alfonso, Patty (Jim) Ruzicka, Bonnie (Joe) Baez, Sue(Todd) Miller and Edward (Laura) Miller- numerous other relatives- and special friend, Justin Manweiler of Pueblo. Recitation of the rosary will be at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with the funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel.

Miller, Katie
Katie Miller - Pueblo Colorado - October 1926 - Pioneer Huerfano County Resident Dies Near Badito - Mrs. K. Miller was an Early Settler of Colorado - Mrs. K. Miller, pioneer resident of Colorado and Huerfano County, died Saturday afternoon at her home near Badito. She was 85 years old. Mrs. Miller was born at Rengold, Texas. During her early girlhood she moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., where she received her education in a Catholic school. She later came to Fort Garland, where her mother, one of the early settlers in Colorado, cooked for the soldiers at the post. Mrs. Miller's maiden name was Katie Kiger, but she was adopted by John McLaughlin. Her step-brother, John McLaughlin, Jr., until two years ago, had been separated from her more than forty years. Mr. McLaughlin spent the summers of 1915 and 1926 with her. After her marriage to Richard Miller, she moved to St. Mary's with her husband, where she worked in the post office. Eleven children were born to the union, eight of whom are still living. She leaves, in addition to a host of friends, members of the immediate family and 38 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Members of the immediate family are John McLaughlin, a brother, of Pasco, Wash.; Mrs. Chas. Romer, a half-sister, of Santa Anna, Calif.; Mrs. Geo. Landis, Apache; Mrs. Joe Landis, Pryor; Mrs. Edward Quine, Ravenwood; Mrs. N.L. Benson, Walsenburg; Mrs. Archie Miller, Walsen, all sisters, and William Miller, Badito; Edward, Tioga; Garfield, city. The funeral took place at 10 O'clock this morning from the Catholic Church. Internment was in the Catholic cemetery, under the direction of Furphy Brothers. [Katherine Stretch/McLaughlin, born about 1855, Texas; died October 16, 1926, Pueblo, Colorado, buried St. Mary's Church Cemetery. Father - William Stretch; Mother - Mary Mooney - Katherine Stretch took the last name of her step-father, John H. McLaughlin. Also known as Katherine Kiger. Reference - Huerfano County Family Group Sheet 59] - Katie Miller - St. Mary's Death Records - October 1926 - Death record from St. Mary's Church, Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colorado - Katie Miller - Address Walsenburg Died 10/16/1926 Buried Oct. 18, 1926 St. Mary - Cause cancer Age 77 Priest J.B. Liciotti Sacraments yes Book 2, Page 23.

Miller, LaDawn Marie
LaDawn Marie Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - August 25, 2005 - LaDawn Marie Miller, 46, born Oct. 26, 1958. Passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 21, 2005. Survived in Loving memory by her children: Brandi Dawn Miller, (LJ) Larry Jesse (Melonie) Garner Jr.; Parents: Hank and Marie Darner: Sisters: Lorie (Cris) Harriss, Caulette (John) Moulin; 4 grandchildren; 5 nieces and nephews; and her beloved partner and friend Eric Monroe, and many friends. She was a loving mother and she was her sister's best friend. Her gentle heart, smile, laughter will be missed by us all. Memorial service to be held Sat., Aug. 27, 2005, 9am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 4720 Surfwood Ln., Pueblo, Colo. Graveside service to follow at 11am at Lakeside Cemetery, Canon City, Colo. A luncheon will follow at the Calvary Chapel of Canon on 10th Street, Canon City, Colo. There will also be a luncheon at 2pm at 4720 Surfwood Lane, Pueblo, Colo. Cremation to be done by the Charles Anthony Funeral Home in Florence, Colo.

Miller, Leone
Leone Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - November 17, 1999 - Leone Miller, 81, passed away Nov. 16, 1999. Services, 10 a.m. Friday at the Peacock Chapel. Interment, Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation, Thursday until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Miller, Lewis (Mrs.)
Mrs. Lewis Miller - Brandon Bell - June 18, 1915 - Mrs. Lewis Miller died last Friday in Pueblo. Her remains were brought to Haswell where funeral services were held Tuesday, followed by burial in the Ead's cemetery that evening. Four sons were here, Harry and Howard from Madison, Wisconsin, and Don and Earl of Stevensville, Montana. Three daughters were present, Mrs. Fred Keplinger of Washington, D.C., and Mrs. F. P. January, Mrs. Frank Wilmot of Haswell. Another daughter, Mrs. Chas. M. Stark of Stevensville was not here. The Miller home was formerly at Perry, Kansas, and later southeast of Eads on a homestead. Mr. Miller died two years ago. The widow has since lived with her sons and daughters. They will miss her helpful and endearing ways, as will also the many friends wherever the beloved woman lived.

Miller, Lewis V.
Lewis V. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - January 30, 2002 - Passed away after a long illness on Jan. 27, 2002. Born July 20, 1910, in Guanajuanto, Mexico. Preceded by his wife of 60 years, Clara Miller. Survived by children, Janice Nelson of Pueblo, Gerry (Hank) Clothier of New Caney, Texas; grandchildren, Steven Lewis Nelson of San Francisco, Calif., Christina Nelson of Schenectady, N.Y., Laura Johnson of Albuquerque, N.M., Melissa Minchew, Bobby, Scott and Bill Lacy, all of Texas; great-grandchildren, Ashley Devane of New York, Derek Johnson of New Mexico, Crystin Dawson, Hank and Daniel Kinder and Tiffany Lacy, all of Texas; beloved niece, Pat (Frank) Mutz of Pueblo; and numerous nieces and nephews of Arizona. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Later inurnment to follow in Tucson, Ariz.

Miller, Lillian V.
Lillian V. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - January 01, 2003 - Lillian V. Miller, 76, born July 19, 1926, in Alexandria, Va. Also affectionately known as "Lil Pill," went to be with the Lord on Dec. 28, 2002, after a brief illness. She is preceded in death by her parents, Lillie M. and Claude B. Midkiff; brothers, Henry K. Midkiff, Claude B. Midkiff Jr., Fredrick D. Midkiff, Jerry C. Midkiff and William J. Midkiff; sisters, Mary I. Claggett and Francis D. Bufano; and one surviving sister, Evelyn B. (Harry) Fischer of Alexandria, Va. She is also survived by Clifford R. Miller of Belfast, N.Y.; children, Ginger (Garry) Melchi, Clifford R. (Jacqueline Shumsky) Miller Jr. of Hudson, N.H., and Alice L. Reinhart of Thomasboro, Ill.; her grandchildren, Ken (Keita) Melchi, Tina (David) Valdez of Colorado City, and Mark (fiancee Carolina) Melchi of Tamarac, Fla., Tammie Reinhart, U.S. Army Fort Hood, Texas, David Reinhart of Urbana, Ill., Patrick Miller, Cliff (Jessica) Miller and Amy Barbin of Hudson, N.H.; and 14 great-grandchildren; to include very special friend, Ce Christian (lots of wonderful walks and lunches)childhood friend, June Waters; new friend, Joyce Hunter; and all her friends at the Mineral Palace Towers and Legacy Commons. A special thank you to Parkview Hospital, WestWinds Campus and Sangre de Cristo Hospice for their care and compassion. Contributions may be made in her memory to Sangre de Cristo Hospice at 704 Elmhurst Place, Pueblo, CO 81004. As per her request, there will be no viewing or service. Also visit her memorial at

Miller, Lillie M.
Lillie M. Miller - Huerfano World - January 20, 1994 - Lillie M. Miller, 86, Pueblo, formerly of Walsenburg, died Jan. 14, 1994, in University Park Care Center where she had been a resident for the past three weeks. Born in Louisburg, TN, Sept. 22, 1907, her family later moved to Texas and then in the early 1920s to Colorado. Her father, a rancher, lived near Thatcher where he and his wife reared their children. It was while on the ranch that she met Lee Miller who became her husband Nov. 27, 1934. Mr. Miller worked in the coal mines and later in the electric power plant in Walsenburg. After 35 years he retired from the utilities and became a "lay" pastor for the First Baptist Church in Walsenburg. After his death in 1978, Mrs. Miller continued to live in Walsenburg until 1992 when her health required her to take an apartment in Pueblo. Survivors include a son, Robert, Scottsdale, AZ; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral service was Tuesday. Burial was in Huerfano Masonic Cemetery.

Miller, Lucille
Lucille Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - December 29, 2004 - Lucille Miller, 85, passed away Dec. 28, 2004. She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Buster Miller; children, Steve (Jeanie) Port, Robert (Carolyn) Miller, Judy (Dave) Reimer; grandchildren, Diana Miller, Glen, Alan and Ross Port; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Anna Marie Maxie, Frances Buccerelli; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her grandson, John Miller; parents, Tony and Rose Zito; and brother, James Zito. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association in her name through the funeral home office.

Miller, Margaret G.
Margaret G. (Beaman) Miller – Pueblo Chieftain – July 4, 1981 - Mrs. Margaret G. (Beaman) Miller, late of 95 Radcliffe, passed away July 3, 1981, St. Mary-Corwin Hospital, Member, Holy Family Parish, Preceded in death by G. C. “Athey” Beaman, 1956, and Donald Peter Miller, 1974. Mother of Joanne (Bob) Brace, family home, Jim (Miriam) Beaman, Chipita Park; step-mother of Jim Miller, Dale Miller, Jean Villa, Joe “Bob” Dorsey, Ann (Rod) Street; grandmother of Karen Brace, Kelly Klune, Bridget Beaman and Ryan Beaman; numerous other grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and two great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation 7 p.m. Sunday, T.G. McCarthy Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection 10 a.m. Monday, Holy Family Catholic Church, Interment, Roselawn. Those who wish may make contribution to Holy Family Church in memory of Mrs. Miller. Family will receive friends at 95 Radcliffe.

Miller, Margaret M.
Margaret M. (Penn) Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - January 02, 2000 - Margaret M. (Penn) Miller of Kennewick, Wash., formerly of Pueblo, passed away Dec. 30, 1999. Survived by her loving husband, J.B. Miller, and children, Cherie (Bryan) Olson, Scott (Linda) Calkins and Kim Miller. Also survived by her extended family, David (Norma) Miller, Sandra (Ron) Broad, Janice (David) Penny, Laurie (Al) Bellinger and Julie Crose; sisters-in-law, Rema (John) Moren and Bonnie (Marvin) Miller; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins; brothers, Ken (Jean) Penn and Bud Pritchard; and sister, Karen (Larry) LaDamus. Predeceased by her parents, Mae and Kenneth Penn; sister, Nancy Penn; and sister-in-law, Joan Pritchard. Graveside services for Margaret will be held at Roselawn Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2000, with the Rev. Lonnie James officiating. The family respectfully requests the omission of food. Donations may be made in memory of Margaret to the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home office.

Miller, Marie
Marie Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - October 25, 2002 - Marie Miller, 90, passed away Oct. 22, 2002, at the Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center in La Junta. She was born Nov. 24, 1911, in Rocky Ford, Colo., to Michael and Katherine (Helzer) Will. She is survived by her sister, Lydia Miller of La Junta; nieces and nephews, Darrell (Doris) Miller of Swink, Elaine (Jim) Harper of Swink, Margaret (Henry) Eichman of Pueblo West, Edward (Elaine) Pinkman of South Dakota, Jim (Christine) Pinkman of Nebraska and Guy Pinkman of Nebraska. At the age of 3, Marie moved with her family to the Fort Bent area where her parents farmed. Marie married Henry L. Miller Jr. on Feb. 16, 1933, in Raton, N.M., and they farmed in Sugar City and Swink; Henry preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 1991. They later moved to where Henry worked in heavy construction, which took them throughout the United States. The couple retired in 1975 and moved back to La Junta, where they enjoyed gardening and Marie enjoyed baking. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, seven brothers and four sisters. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at the Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. Eugene Fenton Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in La Junta. Those wishing to do so may make memorial donations to the Trinity Lutheran Church, 1601 Raton Ave., La Junta, CO 81050, direct or through the funeral home.

Miller, Marshall
Marshall Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - November 12, 2006 - Marshall Miller, 44, passed away Nov. 5, 2006. Survived by his mother, Elizabeth Kaufield; sisters and brothers, Sandra Pecoraro-Rodriguez, Matthew Miller, Candice Miller and Mitchell Miller; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Preceded in death by brothers, Michael, Mark and Miles Miller; and father, Marlowe Miller. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Wild West Cowboy Church, 1025 S. Prairie, Pueblo.

Miller, Mary
Mary Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - January 11, 2006 - Mary Miller was born to William Lewis and Peyton Carroll Miller on July 4, 1916, and passed away on Jan. 8, 2006. A graduate of Eldorado High School, she went on to and graduated from Amarillo College. She was employed at Amarillo Hardware for a time and then went to the CF&I Steel in Pueblo, Colo., retiring after 30 years of dedicated service. She is preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Marjorie and Russell Stroud; brother and sister-in-law; William and Elizabeth Miller; and nephew, Don R. Stroud. She is survived by niece, Debbie Stroud; grandnephew, Randy Stroud; wife, Rachel, of Oklahoma City; and grandniece, Peyton Stroud, of Sherman Oaks, Calif. The family wishes to offer special thanks to MaryAnn Bauman, the staff of Lackey Manor and Baptist Village Good Shepherd Hospice. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, January 11th, at 2:30 p.m., at Memorial Park Cemetery in Oklahoma City. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 310 West 11th Street, Pueblo, Colo. 81003.

Miller, May Sophia
May Miller - World Independent - July 8, 1955 - Mrs. May Miller, 87, of Gardner, Pioneer Rancher's Widow dies there. Mrs. May Sophia Doss Miller, 87, died at her home in Gardner, this morning. Born in Santa Maria, Colo., Mrs. Miller was the wife of the late Emmet Gilson (Dick) Miller, pioneer rancher and stockman of Huerfano County. She has resided her entire life in Huerfano. She is survived by three sons, Benjamin Dewey Miller, and Lee Miller, of Denver, and Lincoln Miller of Bodfish, Calif., Two daughters, Sister Mary Priscilla, Order of St. Joseph, Abilene, Kan., and Maybelle Rohrer of Yuma, Ariz., by twelve grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Miller was a member of the order of St. Francis and of Sacred Heart Church, Gardner. Funeral arrangements will be made later by Furphy Mortuary.

Miller, Melda Jean
Melda Jean Miller – Pueblo Chieftain - October 22, 2006 - Melda Jean Miller, 73, passed away Oct. 21, 2006. Melda is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Gene; her children, Steve (Jean); and children, Tel, Aimee and Ory Miller; Darrell (Suzanna) and children, Caleb and Logan Miller; Karla (Laron) and children, Brandon Wright, Jefferson and Ashley Kelly; and Brian (Patty) and children, Jesse and Elizabeth Miller. Also survived by sister, Margaret Galloway; brother, Cliff Ellis; and good friends, Johnny and Verna Trujillo, Forrest and Betty Jo Prater, Wendel and Mary Franklin, Virginia, Mabel and Dixie. Preceded in death by twin son, Doyle Miller in 1998; parents, Lewis and Leona Morton; and in-laws; Edward and Lena Miller. Melda had a good life except for the sorrow of losing her son and other family members. At her request, cremation with a memorial service at a later date. Donations may be made in her memory to the Diabetes Association. Pueblo Chieftain – November 3, 2006 - Memorial gathering, noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006, George McCarthy Historic Chapel.

Miller, Merrill Babcock
Merrill Babcock Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - December 19, 2001 - Yates Funeral Home Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Merrill Babcock Miller, 77, of Sun Lakes, Ariz., died Dec. 10, 2001, at her home. She was born Feb. 12, 1924, in Logansport, Ind., to George H. and Cora (Merrill) Babcock. She attended Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind., received her R.N. from Wesley Memorial Hospital in Chicago and her Administrative Assistant degree from Southern Colorado State College in Pueblo, Colo. She married William H. Miller on Jan. 31, 1948, in Chicago, Ill. and they made their home in Pueblo for 27 years. They moved to Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, where they lived 22 years before retiring to Sun Lakes in 1997. She dedicated her life to the loving care of her husband and children and nursing others in time of illness. She is survived by her husband, Dr. William H. Miller, Sun Lakes; son, Dr. William H. (Dana) Miller Jr., Coeur d' Alene; and daughters, Dorothy (Jack) Lowery, Seattle, Wash., and Lorraine (Allan) Clark, Phoenix, Ariz. The family prefers memorials to Hospice of the Valley, 2222 S. Dobson Road, Suite 401, Mesa AZ 85202-6491.

Miller, Miles William
Miles William Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - August 11, 1999 - Miles William Miller, 38, of Pueblo, passed away Aug. 4, 1999. Survived by children, Tamber Rae Miller and Miles Miller Jr.- mother, Elizabeth M. Kaufeld-sisters, Sandra (James) Pecoraro and Candace Miller- brothers, Matthew, Mitchell and Marshall Miller- and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He is predeceased by his father, Marlowe W. Miller in 1986 and brothers, Michael Miller in 1997 and Mark Miller in 1974. Cremation, Crematory. , Friday, 2 p.m., Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family.

Miller, Mr.
Mr. Miller – Telluride Daily Journal – March 16, 1906 – Frightful Wreck – Fast Passenger Trains Meet in Head On Collision – Note: Mr. Miller is listed among the dead of the Adobe Train Disaster, March 16, 1906. Mr. Miller: From Hillsboro, Indiana. Source: Colorado newspaper coverage. See Adobe Train Wreck, 1906 for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Miller, Mrs.
Mrs. Miller – Telluride Daily Journal – March 16, 1906 – Frightful Wreck – Fast Passenger Trains Meet in Head On Collision – Note: Mrs. Miller is listed among the dead of the Adobe Train Disaster, March 16, 1906. Mrs. Miller: From Hillsboro, Indiana. Source: Colorado newspaper coverage. See Adobe Train Wreck, 1906 for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Miller, Opal M.
Opal M. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - August 02, 1999 - Opal M. Miller, 84, longtime Holly resident, Passed away July 30, 1999.Funeral services, 10 p.m. Tuesday at the Peacock Funeral Home. Interment, Holly Cemetery. Visitation, today from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the Peacock Funeral Home.

Miller, Orville R.
Orville R. "Jay" Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - August 06, 1998 - Orville R. "Jay" Miller of Canon City and former Pueblo resident passed away in Florence, Colo., on Aug. 3, 1998. Born Dec. 9, 1915, in Flushing, Mich., to Stella and William Miller where he was raised and attended school. He moved to Colorado in 1938 where he worked on a ranch before enlisting in the Army Air Corps in 1941. He served until the end of World War II with honor and distinction in the Pacific Theater. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with seven Oak Leaf Clusters and was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received in aerial combat over Guadalcanal. He married Lorraine McDaniel on Sept. 22, 1942, who preceded him in death in February 1983. He worked at the Pueblo Army Depot from 1945 until 1974 and retired as a foreman supervisor. He was a life member of the DAV, an avid fisherman and outdoorsman and greatly enjoyed spending time at his cabin in Ohio City, Colo. He is survived by his loving companion and best friend, Lois Dutton of Canon City- son, Orville Jay" (Diane) Miller- grandchildren, Shelly (Trent) Cook, Lynn Miller and Shawna Miller, all of Ogden, Utah- and great-grandchildren, Clayson Jay, Baillie Cook and Richard Morse Jr. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Miller, Pamela Kay
Pamela Kay Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - December 18, 1998 - Pamela Kay Miller, longtime La Junta supporter, died Dec. 15, 1998, near Fowler. She was born Dec. 27, 1945, in Washington, D.C., to Donald G. and Mary Ann (Christensen) Golding. She grew up and graduated high school in Fowler and received her bachelors degree at Western State in Gunnison. Pam married Howard "Bub" Miller on June 20, 1970, in La Junta, and they resided there since. She was a member and active in the First Presbyterian Church, Arkansas Valley Cow Belles, Bible Study Fellowship, and the Picketwire Players Community Theater. She is survived by her husband, Bub- and daughter, Michelle Miller of La Junta- brothers, Douglas (Janet) Golding of La Junta, Dennis (Nancy) Golding of Littleton, and Christian (Dinah) Golding of Highlands Ranch- mother-in-law, Mickie Miller-Knight of La Junta- sister-in-law, Melinda (Lon) Engelberg of Los Angeles, Calif.- nieces and nephews, Erik, Lindsey, Natalie, and Kristin Golding, Adam, Sarianne, and Amy Schultz. Services, 10 a.m. Saturday, at the First Church of the Nazarene with interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Picketwire Players, P.O. Box 912, La Junta, Colo., 81050, direct or through the funeral home.

Miller, Paul
Paul Miller - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - November 3, 1961 - Four Die in Plane Crash Near Pueblo - Flying into a blinding snowstorm, four men crashed to their deaths in a light plane Thursday 17 miles southeast of Pueblo. The fast-moving storm cleared within a few hours to reveal the wreckage on the Butler Ranch. Another airman, Glenn L. Nash, spotted the shattered remains on a flight from Pueblo to Raton, N.M. Those killed were Carlyle C. Madson, 50, the pilot, and Henry J. Pannell, Jr., 30 both of San Diego, Calif.; Paul Miller, 38 (?), La Mesa, Calif., and Vernon L. Parrish, 32, Denver. Parrish headed an electronics firm with offices in Denver, Albuquerque and Salt Lake City. The others all were employes of a San Diego firm. First on the scene, according to Maj. Lawrence H. Reibscheid, information officer of Group III, Civil Air Patrol, were three CAP officers and two deputy sheriffs of Pueblo County. They arrived on the scene at about 4:30 p.m. The searchers were Lt. Col. W. A. Coe of Black Forest, deputy communications officer of the Colorado Wing CAP; 1st Lt. Joseph Girodano and 1st Lt. Elvina Smith of the Pueblo County (?) CAP, and deputy sheriffs Theodore Nickolett and M. C. Forester. The search was directed by Lt. Col. Herbert E. Hammond of Colorado Springs, commanding officer of Group III. Operations officer was Maj. Earl Cole of Manitou Springs, also of Group III. The wreckage was scattered over a quarter mile area of the flat prairie land north of the Huerfano River, Hammond said. The largest piece of wreckage could be put in the back of a pickup truck. One body was in the nose wreckage. Two others were 80 feet ahead of where the plane struck the ground. The fourth body was at the point of impact. Controllers at the Pueblo airport said the plane, bound from Denver to Albuquerque, N.M., radioed at 10:43 a.m. that it was returning to Pueblo after running into the blizzard. Efforts to communicate with the plane failed. Workmen on the Butler Ranch said they heard the roar of a plane, apparently at full throttle, about 10:45 a.m. but heard no crash. The plane did not burn. It dug a furrow about 8 inches deep before disintegrating. Sheriff officers said it appeared the plane struck in a pancake fashion. Reibscheid said that since Feb. 4 of this year, the CAP has participated in more than 25 search and rescue missions of this type.

Miller, Pauline D.
Pauline D. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - December 31, 1997 - Pauline D. Miller, 81, of Lamar, former longtime Wiley resident, died Monday, Dec. 29. Funeral services, 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, Valley Memorial-Lamar Chapel. Burial, Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation, 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday. In lieu of food or flowers, memorial contributions to the Wiley Church of God.

Miller, Phyllis M.
Phyllis M. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - June 15, 2001 - Phyllis M. Miller passed away June 12, 2001, in Pueblo. Phyllis was born March 1, 1934, in Pueblo and was a lifelong area resident. Mrs. Miller was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Fern Lewis; and two brothers, Arthur and Lloyd. Her survivors include three sons, Glen (Vivian) Miller of Arkansas, Kenneth Miller of Pueblo and Randy (Eileen) Miller of Pueblo; as well as seven grandchildren. Cremation, Davis Crematory. Private services were held.

Miller, Raymond M.
Raymond M. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - December 25, 2003 - Raymond M. Miller, 83, born July 4, 1920, passed away Dec. 22, 2003. Survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Gertrude Miller; children, Joan (Bob) Haley, Michael (Roberta) Miller, Mark (Jane) Miller, Joyce (Steve) Harris, Connie Frost, Paul (Cheryl) Miller, and Bill (Clair) Kerr who is like a son to Ray and Gertrude. Also survived by 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy (Dick) Heruth and Sister Vivian Miller of the Order of Precious Blood. Preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary Miller; brothers, Harry, Leo and Donald Miller; sisters, Bernice Baugher and Mary Jacobs; grandchildren, Johnny Ray Barton and Garry Conley Jr.; and son-in-law, Thomas J. Frost. Raymond taught history and economics for 37 years, retiring in 1981 from South High School. He was a member of Holy Family Church parish, Nocturnal Adoration Society and Pueblo Aerie No. 145. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Saturday, Holy Family Church, followed by cremation. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the South High School Alumni Association, 1801 Hollywood, in memory of Ray Miller for a history scholarship, or the Alzheimer's Association.

Miller, Raymond W.
Raymond W. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - October 04, 2005 - Raymond W. Miller, 86, of Pueblo, Colo. Funeral service, 3 p.m. today, Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations for the purchase of a monument for Raymond.

Miller, Richard A.
Richard A. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - March 03, 2004 - Richard A. Miller, 55, passed away Feb.27, 2004 at Parkveiw Medical Center in Pueblo. He was born on Aug. 29, 1948 in Richland Center, Wis. A resident of Pueblo for 12 years, he worked for Kurt Manufacturing for 38 years. He is survived by sons, Anthony Miller of Colorado Springs; Derek Miller of San Antonio, Texas; and daughter, MeiLon Rollins of Colorado Springs. He was grandpa Motorcycle to his 4 grandchildren, Alex and Nicole Miller, and Lauren and Taylor Rollins. He loved riding his motorcycle and enjoyed the outdoors. Services are to be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, March 6, at Swan-Law Funeral Home at 501 N. Cascade Ave. in Colorado Springs. Memorials may be made to P.O. Box 26117, Colorado Springs, CO 80936.

Miller, Richard D.
Richard D. “Dick” Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - September 26, 2004 - Richard D. “Dick” Miller, 78, passed away Sept. 23, 2004. Survived by his loving wife, Carol Miller of Beulah; children Sheri Simon, Mark L. Miller, both of Beulah and Dean Miller of Michigan; five grandchildren and one great-grandson; two sisters, Lola Sanders and Doris Bartley. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Dick served in the U.S. Army, was an electrician and an avid member of BVD Square Dance Club, the Beulah Art Council and was very active in helping SRDA and was a board member of the Beulah Community Center. He was also a member of IBEW, local No. 58. In lieu of food and flowers donations can be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in his memory. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel with interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Miller, Robert Eugene
Robert "Bob" Eugene Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - July 10, 2005 - Robert "Bob" Eugene Miller, 85, died on July 7, 2005. He was born in Wadena, Minn., on Nov. 28, 1919, and is survived by his wife of 50 years, Zona; sons, Rick, Denver and Tim (Vickie), Colorado Springs; sister, Mrs. Bonnie Blair, Milwaukee, Wis.; and numerous nephews and nieces. Bob received his bachelor's degree in chemistry from North Dakota State University in 1941. While doing graduate work he was hired by E.I. DuPont & Co. as a junior chemist to work at their TNT plant near Childersburg, Ala. While employed there, he was selected to work on the Manhattan Project. Bob was transferred to the University of Chicago where he underwent training before being transferred to Oak Ridge National Laboratories in Tennessee. He worked as a chemist there helping to solve the problem of separating plutonium from uranium. In 1944, he was transferred to the Hanford Engineer Works in Richland, Wash., where plutonium was produced. In 1946, Bob left the project to continue his education. He was offered the position of lab assistant, and later instructor at Iowa State University and working full time, he obtained his master's degree in biophysical chemistry in 1951. After a year at Northern Colorado State College in Greeley, Bob accepted a position in the chemistry department of Pueblo Junior College where he worked for 14 years and then 17 years at the University of Southern Colorado campus (now Colorado State University-Pueblo). Bob was past-president of the Colorado-Wyoming Academy of Science and of the USC Retirees Association. He was also past-president of the Pueblo Retired School Employees Association. He had been a member of the American Chemical Society for over 52 years. His hobbies were fishing, gardening, ham radio and Boy Scouts work. He started the first Scout troop in Oak Ridge, Tenn., and in 1980, Bob received the highest Council award in scouting, the Silver Beaver. Bob was also active in his church, St. Paul United Methodist. He sang in the choir and was a member of the Day Care Center Board and was chairman of the Trustees. His wife and he bought a motor home when he retired and traveled through all the states and most of the Canadian provinces. They participated in several Elderhostels in Alaska, The Netherlands, Georgia, British Columbia, Washington and Montana. They also visited the British Isles, New Zealand and Australia. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2005, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 102 E. Routt Ave., with the Rev. Tom Peacock officiating. Those who desire may make memorial contributions to either St. Paul UMC or to St. Paul UMC Day Care Center, c/o the funeral home office.

Miller, Robert H.
Robert H. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - January 15, 2000 - Robert H. Miller, age 75, passed away Jan. 12, 2000. He was born May 30, 1924, in Topeka, Kan. His boyhood days were spent in Kansas City, Mo. In February 1943 he entered the Army and became a member of B Company of the 149th Combat Engineering Battalion, 6th Engineer Special Brigade. On June 6, 1944, during the assault on the Normandy Coast at Omaha Beach, he was wounded which resulted in his becoming a paraplegic, destined to never walk again. Throughout his lifetime, he had retained a close relationship with the members of his wartime military outfit. During his convalescing and rehabilitating, he met his wife, Pat Korber, a native of Pueblo who at the time was living in Kansas City. They were married in 1950. She preceded him in death three years ago. He attended the Kansas City Art Institute where he obtained a bachelor's degree in commercial design. He also played wheelchair basketball and helped revolutionize the sport. In 1973, he was one of the first players inducted into the Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Fame. He worked for an advertising agency and a manufacturing firm until his retirement in 1978. In 1980, Pat and Bob moved to Pueblo. During the intervening years, they participated in historical, art and church functions. They were particularly active in Our Lady of the Meadows Catholic Church from its inception. Bob was a major supporter of the latest addition to the facility. Bob and Pat maintained a special relationship with the Southern Colorado Chapter of the St. Louis based Marionist Affiliates. Bob will be remembered for his love of his family, for the friendships he treasured and for the affiliation with his wartime military organization. He and his wife enjoyed collecting Western art. He is survived by a son, Robert Kyle, Drexel, Mo.; three granddaughters, Sarah, Melissa and Rebecca of Drexel, Mo.; an uncle, Marion Miller, Indianapolis, Ind.; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Visitation, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Rosary, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2000, 7 p.m. Our Lady of the Meadows Church, 23 Starling Drive, and the funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, Jan. 17, 2000, 10 a.m., also at Our Lady of the Meadows Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family may be contacted at 446 Dittmer Ave. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Those wishing to make contributions may make them to Our Lady of the Meadows Building Fund in memory of Robert H. Miller, in care of the church office.

Miller, Roger Keith
Roger Keith Miller – Pueblo Chieftain – August 13, 1006 - Roger Keith Miller, 62, passed away Aug. 10, 2006. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Mary Lee Miller; and three daughters and sons-in-law, Michelle and Scott Hoeft of Santa Fe, N.M.; Brenda and Bruce Kurtt of Fresno, Calif.; and Tricia and Brant Houston of Denver. Roger was blessed with four wonderful grandchildren whom he loved dearly, Katherine, Jack, Caroline and Grace. He is also survived by his siblings, Jim Miller, Joan Teeters, Juanita Conover and Patricia King; and numerous nephews, nieces, lifelong friends and colleagues. The youngest of five children, Roger was born in Las Animas, Colo., on Jan. 27, 1944, to Glenn and Viola Miller. He moved to Pueblo with Mary in February of 1965, where he worked as a switchman for the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad for 28 years. In 1976, they started, owned and operated Miller Farm Equipment for 30 years. He was a special person in the way of loving his work, and took great pride in making his company a place that was his own and assisting those who needed special equipment for their farms and ranches throughout the West and Southwest. He spent 30 years as the most devoted Denver Broncos fan around and attended every home game since 1976. Music was a huge part of Roger's life, as he spent hours and hours listening and buying every type of music he could get his hands on. He was well-known for his music trivia and could challenge almost anyone to a match about it. He also enjoyed golf, sports, laughing and having fun, shopping, traveling, learning new things, visiting new places and spending time with his family. He will be dearly missed by his family, friends and all who knew him. A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006, at the Pueblo Union Depot in historic downtown Pueblo. Memorial contributions may be made in Roger's name to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors.

Miller, Sadie Mae
Sadie Mae Miller – The Bulletin – September 10, 2005 - Bend, OR - Sadie Mae Miller of Bend died Tuesday. She was 97. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery in Bend. Mrs. Miller was born July 6, 1908, in Fargo, Okla., to John and Dollie (Losey) Stromberg. She married Hugh Miller on June 10, 1924, in Walsenburg, Colo. Mrs. Miller worked as a nurse in Taos, N.M., for many years. She moved to Bend in 1974. She was a member of the Tumalo Community Church. She volunteered at the St. Charles Medical Center gift shop. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting and child evangelism. Survivors include her daughter, Dorothy Martin of Bend; two brothers, Neil Stromberg of Truth Or Consequences, N.M., and Dempsey Stromberg of Yuma, Ariz.; a sister, Kitty Childers of Truth Or Consequences; one grandchild; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, a son, a grandson, a brother and two sisters. Niswonger-Reynolds Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Miller, Silver P.
Silver P. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain- July 21, 1999 - Silver P. Miller, of Pueblo, passed away July 18, 1999 . Mrs. Miller was the wife and best friend of Jim F. Miller, whom she was married to for 64 years. Also survived by her children, Jim F. (Evelyn) Miller Jr., William J.(Barbara) Miller, and Betty (Steve) Gendron- seven grandchildren and 13great-grandchildren. will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 24, 1999 , at the Garden Chapel.

Miller, Thelma A.
Thelma A. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - September 08, 1997 - Thelma A. Miller of Ordway. Services, 10 a.m. today, Griffy Family Funeral Home Chapel in Ordway. Burial at 1 p.m. at the Hasty Cemetery.

Miller, Thelma O.
Thelma O. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - May 30, 1986 - Thelma O. Miller, 54, passed away May 27, 1986, at her home. Survived by her loving husband, Orville, of the family home; seven daughters, Susan Kuhn, Jean (Dale) Kleinhans, Bonnie (Ken) Fulfs, Patti (Chris) Christiansen, Chris (John) Laporte, Terri and Cheri Miller; two sons, Ralph (Donna) Miller and Steve Miller. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; her parents, Joe and Thelma Tilley; four sisters, Lorraine Dixon, Edna (Jerry) Bradbury, Betty (Carl) Carlton, Sarah (Wayne) Camp; two brothers, Joe D. and David (Mary) Tilley; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. After rearing her children, Mrs. Miller dedicated her time to helping others. She was employed by School District 60, food service, and Pueblo Social Services, program for the elderly. Service, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 31, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel, with Elder Jerry Bradbury officiating. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the services at 1702 Jerry Murphy Road.

Miller, Theodore White
Dr. Theodore White Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - May 19, 1999 - Dr. Theodore White Miller, age 78, passed away May 17, 1999, at his home. Born in Arkansas City, Kan. on Aug. 28, 1920, to Dr. Max Mayo Miller and Fauna White Miller. He is survived by his wife, Jonnie O'Dell Miller, whom he married on April 1, 1945, and by his children, John David (Enid) Miller, Ted Richard (Jackie) Miller and Gail Ann (James) Audino. Grandfather of Corrine Miller, James Miller, Bonnie Marie Audino and Adam Richard Audino. Also survived by his brothers, Dr. Max Mayo Miller, Lake Charles, La., and Dr. William Miller, Chandler, Ariz. Dr. Miller graduated from Northwestern Medical School in 1945. He interned at Kansas City General Hospital and did his residency at Children's Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Miller came to Pueblo in 1949 to practice with Dr. John Schwer. He was later joined by Dr. J.J. Yaeger and Dr. Gardner Champlin. Dr. Miller was a Captain in the United States Army Medical Corp during World War II and was a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Colorado State Medical Society, American Board of Pediatrics and past president of Pueblo County Medical Society. He retired in July, 1991. At his request, Dr. Miller will be cremated. ,Thursday, May 20, 1999, 2 p.m., Ascension Episcopal Church. Please omit food and flowers. The family suggests donations be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in care of the funeral home office.

Miller, Titus Earl
Titus Earl Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - June 13, 1977 - Titus Earl Miller, Pueblo resident past 29 years, late of 808 W. Ninth, passed away unexpectedly at Parkview Episcopal Hospital June 11, 1977. Mr. Miller was retired employe of CF&I Steel Corp. wire mill. Member Pueblo Mennonite Church. Survived by his widow, Mrs. Alma M. Miller of the family home, and four children, Mrs. Celia Coatney and Keith R. Miller, both of Pueblo, Mrs. La Von Moss, Falfurrias, Tex., and Virgil M. Miller, Grand View, Mo. Nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, T. G. McCarthy Rose Chapel, with the Rev. John Gingrich officiating. Interment Roselawn.

Miller, Vera Fern
Vera Fern Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - June 7, 1987 - Vera Fern Miller, late of 945 Desert Flower Blvd., went to be with the Lord on June 5, 1987, following a lengthy illness. Survived by her daughters, Jacque (Arthur) Marshall, Canon City; JoAnn Micheli, Houston; seven grandchildren, Steven Sloan McCracken, Kan., Linda (Bob) Dale, Denver, Cheryl Sutton, Denver, Teena (Tom) Coburn, Lake Worth. Fla., Elaine Tilley, Canon City, Robert (Jeannie) Horvat and Niki Horvat, both of Pueblo; 14 great-grandchildren, two nephews, four nieces and three sisters-in-law, Helen VanWinkle, Bison; Kan., Ruth VanWinkle, St. John, Kan., and Blanche VanWinkle, Fort Collins and a special friend, Liz Sargent, Pueblo. Preceded in death by her husband, Ray, in 1983, and five brothers. Born May 30, 1906, in Brownell, Kan. Worked alongside her husband at Ray Miller's Clothiers until her retirement. Preferred the Methodist faith. By her request, cremation; no viewing. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice Private memorial graveside service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 1987 Imperial Memorial Gardens with Father Fred Johnson officiating.

Miller, W. H.
W. H. Miller – Telluride Daily Journal – March 16, 1906 – Frightful Wreck – Fast Passenger Trains Meet in Head On Collision – Note: W. H. Miller is listed among the dead of the Adobe Train Disaster, March 16, 1906. W. H. Miller: From Edwards, Colorado. Source: Colorado newspaper coverage. See Adobe Train Wreck, 1906 for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Miller, Warren Lee
Warren Lee Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - August 29, 2004 - Warren Lee Miller born Jan. 8, 1949, in La Junta, Colo. He graduated from Pueblo Central High School, where he participated in football and wrestling. After attending college on a wrestling scholarship and transferring to Southern Colorado State College, he graduated with a bachelor's degree in accounting. After working with several major companies including Hills, Turbodyne and Arctic Cat he joined his brother Mike in Pueblo at City Loan and Miller Coin where he worked until his death. He was preceded in death by his mother, Marie Miller; and his father, Mike Miller Sr. He is survived by his two sons, Tom (Michelle) of Pueblo and Dennis (Maggie) of Denver; as well as his brother, Mike (Karen) of Pueblo; and nieces and nephews, Dayna McDowell (Alan) of Pueblo, Daryl (Nina) of Franklin, Wis., Paul (Kristi) of Mexico City, Ben (Megan) of Pueblo, and Phillip (Keely) of Lubbock, Texas. Warren was an outstanding weightlifter and powerlifter, an avid numismatist and gemologist. He will be remembered for his friendship and integrity. Special thanks to Pam Miller, his ex-wife and good friend, to Pueblo Hospice, and his friends at Parkview Medical Center. In lieu of food and flowers send contributions to the American Cancer Society.

Miller, Wilfred L.
Wilfred L. Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - May 05, 1999 - Wilfred L. Miller, 88, of Pueblo, died May 3, 1999. Mr. Miller was a retired electrician and member of the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers, Local Union No. 12 for 56 years, past president of Local No. 12, retired Colorado State Electricians Inspector, Master Mason of Silver State Lodge No.95 for 51 years. He was a horse owner, breeder, trainer of both Quarter horses and Thoroughbreds, a member of the American Quarter Horse Association and Jockey Club. An avid outdoorsman, fisherman, sportsman and passed his love along to his sons, grandsons and granddaughters. He loved to travel in the United States with his loving wife of 69 years, Ida. Preceded in death by a granddaughter, Diana Lynn Miller in 1998. Survived by a loving family including children, Wilfred L. (Connie) Miller Jr., of Seattle, Wash., Norbet(Mona) Miller, Pueblo, Dr. Annette (Alvah) Long-Byers, Pueblo, Beverly Ann(Eugene S.) Cozzolino, Englewood and Timothy Q. (Kathi) Miller, Pueblo-grandchildren, Danny (Melba) Miller, Louie (Barbara) Long, Eugene A. (Jodi)Cozzolino, Danelle (Jayson) Weatherford, Merrit Miller, Terri (Tim)Cozzolino-Hunker, Bert (Jodi) Miller, Natalie Miller, Timmi-Jo Miller and Tana Miller- 11 great-grandchildren- brother, Benjamin Miller, Pearl, Miss. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel with interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that any donations be made to the Shrine Hospital for Children, Fairfax Road at Virginia Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84103 or the American Arthritis Foundation, 2910 Beacon St., Colorado Springs, Colo., 80907.

Miller, Willa Maude
Willa Maude Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - November 21, 1999 - Willa Maude Miller, 86, of Colorado Springs, passed away Nov. 17, 1999. She was a past matron of Magnolia Chapter No. 14 Order of Eastern Star (PHA). Survived by children, Atty. James E. (Jacqueline Daugntry) Miller, Washington, D.C., Patricia Elaine (Jesse) Miller Simpson, Long Beach, Calif.; brother, Samuel (Norma) Dunlap, Colorado Springs. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Friendship Baptist Church, 633 E. Dale Street, Colorado Springs, Rev. E. Ray Johnson officiating. Interment and Eastern Star Rites and graveside, Evergreen Cemetery.

Miller, William
William Miller – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – November 25, 1869 – Died on the 9th of November, 1869, at Frenchtown, Missoulla county, Montana, William Miller, formerly of Pueblo.

Miller, William
William Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - May 14, 1986 - William Miller, 80, of Boone, died May 13, 1986. Survived by wife, Evelyn; and four sons, William, Arnold and James of Pueblo, and Jon of Tucson, Ariz.; one daughter, Mary Belle Manley, Pueblo; 10 grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Service, 2 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial, Fowler Cemetery.

Miller, William Harlow
William Harlow Miller - Pueblo Chieftain - December 27, 2005 - William Harlow Miller, M.D., age 82 of Coeur d'Alene died Dec. 20, 2005 at Kootenai Medical Center. He was born Feb. 9, 1923 in Arkansas City, Kan. to Max and Fauna (White) Miller. He served his country honorably in WW II from 1942 until 1945 in the Army Air Corps. He married his loving wife, Merrill Babcock on Jan. 31, 1948 in Chicago, Ill. Dr. Miller graduated from Northwestern Medical School in 1950 and practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology in Pueblo, Colo. from 1955 to 1974. They moved to Coeur d'Alene, Idaho in 1974 where he continued to practice medicine until he retired in 1985. After retirement, he sold real estate in Coeur d'Alene and then moved to Sun Lakes, Ariz. in 1997. When his wife Merrill died in 2001, he moved back to Coeur d'Alene to be with family. Dr. Miller loved the outdoors, fishing and hunting with friends. He was an accomplished woodworker, silversmith, collector, computer geek and patriot. He enjoyed life and people and would not hesitate to express his opinions. He was a good man, husband, father and friend. He will be missed by all. He is survived by his son William H. Miller Jr., M.D. and daughter-in-law Dana of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; daughters and sons-in-law, Dorothy and Jack Lowery of Auburn, Calif. and Lorraine and Allan Clark of Post Falls, Idaho; grandchildren Kali and Jordan Clark; Willy, Zack, Rose, and Buck Miller; Emma Rose and Hunter Lowery and Kelly Lowery McClintock; great grandchildren, Halle and Owen McClintock. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Max and Ted Miller. A memorial service will be 4pm, Fri., Dec. 30, 2005 at the Yates Funeral Home, Coeur d'Alene Chapel. The family prefers memorials to the Fernan Lake Conservation and Recreation Association Inc., P.O. Box 3203, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, 83814.

Miller, Xenephor Arthur
Xenephor Arthur Miller - Huerfano World - February 10, 1994 - This Week in La Veta History - 1930: Xenephor Arthur Miller, 40, a sheepman and old homesteader at Alamo, died. [Editor's Note: Xenephor Arthur Miller died February 5, 1930. Obituary listed World Independent, February 7, 1930.]

Miller-MacLaughlin, Neftal
Neftal Miller-MacLaughlin - Pueblo Chieftain - February 06, 2000 - Neftal Miller-MacLaughlin, 87, lifetime Pueblo resident, passed away Feb. 3, 2000. Preceded in death by parents, Raymond and Betty Miller. Public visitation, 3 to 6 p.m. today, Rose Chapel. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday, Rose Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Miller-Richardson, Mary Ann
Mary Ann Del Papa Miller-Richardson - Pueblo Chieftain - October 27, 1997 - On Oct. 17, 1997, Mary Ann Del Papa Miller-Richardson, departed this life to be with her heavenly family. Mary was born on Feb. 8, 1915, and spent most of her life in Pueblo. She lived with her parents, Pete and Filomena Del Papa, and two older brothers, Pete Del Papa and Tony Dell, until she married Leo Miller on June 13, 1936. One son, Gary Lee Miller, was born in 1945 in Oakland, Calif., where they spent part of the war years. When they returned to Pueblo, Mary went to work for Montgomery Ward, a loyal employee for 27 years, retiring in 1977. She was preceded in death by Leo Miller in June of 1976. Mary was united with her second love, Alex Richardson, in 1981 and spent her final years as his cherished wife. Gary remained the center of her life and provided her with two grandchildren, Justin Gabriel and Holly Marie, whom she adored and pampered. She was a gentle, loving, giving soul and always had a little something" to eat for anyone who came to visit. Mary Ann Miller is survived and greatly missed by husband, Alex Richardson of Pueblo, Colo.- son and wife, Gary and Meg Miller, and grandchildren, Gabe and Holly Miller, all of Fairbanks, Alaska- also nephews, Charles and Jack Del Papa. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 1997, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Viewing, Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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