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John F. Miller

December 8, 1930 ~ June 18, 2021 (age 90)


John F. Miller, 90, of Van Wert, passed away on Friday evening, June 18, 2021 at his residence.

John was born on December 8, 1930, in Allen County, Ohio, the son of the late John and Konetta (Spiece) Miller. On September 30, 1950, he married the former Carolyn Graymire, who survives. Together, they shared a lifetime of memories.

He worked as a machinist and was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Van Wert. John was active in life and enjoyed attending all of his children's and grandchildren's sporting events.

Surviving are his wife, Carloyn; his children, Steven (Cindy Larkin) Miller of North Charleston, South Carolina, Daniel Miller of Van Wert, Susan (Stacia Cammarano) Michaels of Seattle, Washington, Edward Miller of Van Wert, Charles (Angela) Miller of Convoy, Elizabeth (Michael) Hoersten of Van Wert, William (Cheri Goodwin) Miller of Van Wert, Michael (Tammy) Miller of Van Wert, James (Mary) Miller of Van Wert, Nicholas (Lisa) Miller of Convoy, and Catherine (Steve) Drake of Convoy; 27 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; and 5 brothers, Donald (Nancy) Miller, Richard (Gaye) Miller, Kenneth (Judy) Miller, James (Gwen) Miller and Edward Miller.

John was preceded in death by his parents; daughter in law, Mimi Miller; 2 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 25, 2021 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory with Father Chris Bohnsack, officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert.

Visitation will be from 9:00-11:00 AM on Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in John`s memory may be sent to the St. Labre Indian School, Ashland, Montanana, 50094.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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June 25, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

June 25, 2021

11:00 AM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891


St. Labre Indian School
Ashland MT 50094

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