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 Ellis Henry “Dutch” Miller

Ellis Henry “Dutch” Miller

Birth
Forest Grove, Washington County, Oregon, USA
Death 26 Oct 2012 (aged 75)
Cornelius, Washington County, Oregon, USA
Burial Forest Grove, Washington County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 100045822 · View Source
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Ellis Henry 'Dutch' Miller, 75, a long-time resident of Cornelius, passed quietly at his home home on Oct. 26, 2012.

Published in Hillsboro Argus/ Forest Grove Leader on November 2, 2012
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ELLIS HENRY "DUTCH" MILLER was born on September 7, 1937 in Forest Grove, Oregon the son of the late Adolf Henry and Lorina Emilia Miller. He was raised in Cornelius, Oregon, and graduated with the Forest Grove High School Class of 1955.

He was a Veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Conflicts; having served for 25 years in the United States Navy. Dutch was career military having received his honorable discharge at the rank of Chief Petty Officer in 1976.

Dutch was united in marriage to Ada Marie Polefko-Bevington in 1959 in San Diego, California. Following their marriage they resided in the community of Forest Grove. They later divorced. She preceded him in death on October 3, 2012.

He was united in marriage to Rosalie Ann "Rosie" Elsworth on July 19, 1975 in Monroe, Washington. Following their marriage they moved to the Forest Grove community and resided there until 1979, when they moved to the Cornelius community.

Dutch was preceded in death by his wife, Rosie, on May 30, 1986 in Hillsboro, Oregon after celebrating over ten years of marriage together.

He was united in marriage to Carole Rosemarie Vanderzanden on September 1, 1989 in Hillsboro, Oregon. Following their marriage they resided in the Forest Grove community.

Dutch was preceded in death by his wife, Carol, on July 9, 1998 in Portland, Oregon after celebrating over eight years of marriage together.

He co- owned and operated Carol and Dutch's Restaurant in Cornelius for several years.

He was a member of the Cornelius Eagles Lodge Aerie #4177, the Forest Grove Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. #2440 and the Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Forest Grove.

Among his special interests he enjoyed cooking, playing golf and pool as well as volunteering at the Cornelius Eagles Lodge.

He is also preceded in death by his parents, Adolf Henry and Lorina Emilia Miller.

Survivors include his eleven children and their spouses, Cathy and David Franck, of Sheridan, Oregon; Sonny "D.C." Bevington, of Cornelius, Oregon; Lorie and Kim St. Michelle, of Willamina, Oregon; Sandy and Terry Roth, of Pacific City, Oregon; Sharon and Jay Sabey, of Grande Ronde, Oregon; Connie and Gary Royer, of Delray, California; Laura and David Johnston, of Forest Grove, Oregon; Sandra Miller, of McMinnville, Oregon; Paul and Cat Smith, of Virginia; and Roger Miller, of Cornelius, Oregon; his three brothers, Lowell Miller, of Milwaukie, Oregon; Larry Miller, of Sherwood, Oregon and Ben Miller, of Cornelius, Oregon and his sister, Wilma Davis, of North Plains, Oregon.

Also surviving are many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.


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  • Created by: J
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100045822
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ellis Henry “Dutch” Miller (7 Sep 1937–26 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100045822, citing Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Forest Grove, Washington County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by J (contributor 46897785) .