Robert G. Miller, age 94 of Fremont, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the Transitional Health Services in Fremont. Bob was born on September 27, 1925 in Dumont, Iowa to Floyd W. and Tadie Kate (Gronigan) Miller and later married Virginia Mae Harrald on March 2, 1946 in Troy, Kansas. Virginia preceded him in death on July 12, 2007. Bob moved to the Fremont area in 1953 from Dumont, Iowa and worked at Westfield Sommers and at the Gerber Products Company in the cold storage department until his retirement in January 1988 after 35 years. Bob enjoyed traveling to Florida after retirement, taking care of his yard and doing yardwork, had been a hobby farmer all of his life and was a member of the Fremont Moose Lodge #1555.
Bob is survived by his daughter, Judy (Sam) Church of Grant; his daughter-in-law, Helen Miller of Venice, Florida; his grandchildren, Angela Jenkins of Punta Gorda, Florida; Christine (Trent) Debrot of Rockford; Amanda (Devren) Beecham of Fremont; his great grandchildren, Stella Debrot; Alicia (Tim) Nieuwkoop; Tyler Burns; Kyle Beecham; Hanna Beecham; and Jayden Beecham; his great great grandson, Landyn Lee Nieuwkoop. Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Mae on July 12, 2007; his son, Jerry Miller on December 17, 2019; his brother, Paul Miller; his sister, Florence Hobson.
Family graveside services will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at the Bridgeton Township Cemetery in Fremont and a Celebration of Life Service will be later in the year with service dates and times to be announced later. Friends may consider memorial contributions to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in memory of Bob. Friends may send a condolence. share a memory or share a picture online with the Miller family online at www.crandellfh.com. Arrangements by Crandell Funeral Home – Fremont Chapel 231-924-0800.
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