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Ronald W. Miller 1940 - 2015 Bonner Springs

Ronald W. Miller, age 74, of Bonner Springs, Kansas passed away on Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at his home. Funeral Service was held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20th at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home with burial following in the Bonner Springs Cemetery. Visitation was 11 to 1 prior to the funeral also at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Bonner Springs Lions Club sight fund. Ron was born on January 24, 1940 in Saronville, Nebraska the third of four children born to William and Dorothy Miller. Ron grew up in Lincoln, NE., graduating high school and attended college there. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1958 to 1961 and after he began his career as a truck driver. In August of 1964 he married Marie J. Moore, and after being offered a job in Kansas they moved to Bonner Springs where they raised their family, Kay, Shireen and Mitchell. Being a truck driver allowed him to travel all over the country, which he then shared with his family on their vacations. Ron enjoyed spending time with his family, spending time at his home on the Lake of the Ozarks, dancing with Marie and deer camp with his family and friends. He served on the board at the First Christian Church and was active in the Bonner Springs Lions Club. Ron was good with his hands and was known for being able to fix just about anything. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Marie, in 2007, as well as his parents and one brother Lawrence Miller. Survivors include his two daughters Kay Carlile (Wayne) of Kansas City, MO., Shireen McLaughlin of Bonner Springs, KS., sister Joan Sjogren (Jerry) of Burnsville, MN., brother Clayton Miller (Joan) of Iron Mountain, MI., three grandchildren Jennifer Frederick (Rusty), Mitchell Miller, and Nick Pearson, two great-grandchildren Kaytlin and Ethan Carlile and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
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