Howard Miller Obituary

Howard Earl Miller
Howard E. Miller
Howard Earl Miller

March 31, 1925 - May 23, 2015
Born in Mt. Pleasant, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Wanda Mae Miller was born on April 5, 1942 in Masonville, IA. She passed away on March 24, 2015 in Donna, TX. Cremation rites had been accorded. Howard Earl Miller, 90, was born on March 31, 1925 in Mt. Pleasant, IA. Nearly two months after his wife died, Howard passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015 in West Des Moines.

Wanda and Howard were united in marriage on November 11, 1962 in Winthrop, IA. To This union, four sons were born: Tim, Ted, Tyler and Todd. Howard was an army veteran during WWII. After several years, Howard retired at John Deere. They each were loving, caring and devoted to their family and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved them.

The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, at Iles Grandview Park Chapel, located at 3211 Hubbell Avenue in Des Moines. A funeral service celebrating both Wanda's and Howard's life will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 29, at the funeral home. Committal services will be held at a later date in Manchester, Iowa.

Left to cherish their memory are children, Timothy Miller, Theodore (Carmen ) Miller, Tyler (Amelia) Miller and Todd Miller all of Des Moines, Steve (Sharon) Miller of GA, Howard Miller, Jr. of Livonia, MO, Alice Durst of Chino, CA and Helen Gammons of Kingman, AZ; Howard's brother, Richard Miller of Ottumwa, IA; Howard's sister, Ethel (Dick) McDowell of Mt. Pleasant, IA; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Howard was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Garnett (Whittlesey) Miller; wife of 52 years, Wanda Mae Miller; and two daughters, Marie Vance and Carla Miller. Wanda was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Lucille (Blosch) Fuller; two brothers, Ernie and John Fuller; and one sister, Mildred Fuller.

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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Thursday, May 28, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, May 29, 2015
3:00 PM