Edward L. Miller, 69
Oct. 9, 1942 â€“ Nov. 11, 2011
ALBION â€“ Edward Lee Miller, age 69, of Albion, Ind., passed away at 5:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 at IU Medical Center, Indianapolis.
Born on Oct, 9, 1942 in Peru, he was the son of Joseph Harold and Mary (Deeb) Miller.
He lived in Peru, moving to Fort Wayne in 1963 and then, in 1992, he moved to his present home near Albion.
He graduated from Jefferson High School, Mexico, Ind., with the Class of 1961, and attended Manchester College for two years. On July 24, 1965, he married Barbara Lorrine Gallaway at First Church of the Nazarene, Fort Wayne, by Pastor Roberts.
He worked at General Electric, Fort Wayne, which was later renamed Lockheed and British Aerospace, as a Test Technician, retiring in 2002.
He was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, Fort Wayne. He loved to garden, anything mechanical, boating and camping with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Barbara Lorrine Miller, of Albion; four children, Michael L. (Ingrid) Miller, of Cecil, Ohio; Darryl E. Miller, of Albion; Sheila A. Miller and Mark E. (Michelle) Miller, both of Columbia City; four grandchildren; seven brothers and sisters, John (Margaret) Miller, of Galveston; Mary Jo (Carl) Hann, of St. Louis, Mo; Barbara (Larry) Gregory and Freda Holzhousen, both of Indianapolis,; Philip (Cindy) Miller, of Kokomo; Joseph (Karen) Miller, of Fort Wayne; and Harold Miller, of Fairland. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Abrahm Miller.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 at the funeral home with Pastor Thomas Beers officiating. Burial will follow at Thorn Cemetery, Ormas.
Memorial gifts may be given in Mr. Millerâ€™s memory to donorâ€™s choice of charity. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Please visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.