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Roy Henry Miller

  • Birth 21 Mar 1929
  • Death 1 Oct 2007
  • Burial Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 21906360

Roy died Monday (Oct. 1, 2007) at Fairview Seminary Home in Red Wing.
Roy Henry Miller was born March 21, 1929, in Red Wing, MN. He attended school in Red Wing and joined the Marine Corps in 1948. He served for five years. For 38 years, he was employed by Red Wing Shoe Co. He was so proud of the shoes/boots he helped make!
Roy married Doris DeGrenier in 1950; she died in 1971 after a long illness. Roy retired in 1987. He enjoyed woodworking, especially making clocks. In his earlier days, he enjoyed fishing, canoeing and taking family trips to Northern Minnesota & Wisconsin. He also occasionally traveled to California to visit Doris's family. Roy also enjoyed tumbling agates. Roy loved gatherings with his sister's families and loved gabbing with their husbands, Calvin, Tom & Donnie.
Survivors include 3 children: Judith Miller of Red Wing, Vicky Winkler (Barry Winkler) of Calif., Robert Miller of Lake City, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Janell (Tom) Enberg of Ellsworth, Wis., Viola Danielson (Donnie-deceased) of Red Wing and Evelyn (Calvin) Baker of Bay City, Wis.
In addition to his wife, Doris, he was preceded in death by his infant son, Dale Lynn, and his parents, Henry & Dorris Miller.

*Roy's sister Viola passed away in 2011.

* Roy's wonderful and sweet sister Evelyn Baker joined Roy in Heaven in 2016. Evelyn Miller Baker: Dec. 30, 1932 - April 24, 2016

Like a tiny seed
That fell to earth.
When no one cared
Or knew it's worth.

Through wind and rain
Sleet and snow.
It sprouted roots.
And began to grow.

Now Whoever thought
That you and me.
Would be one branch
Of that mighty tree.

Written by: Colin Ray Jackson

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  • Maintained by: Vicky
  • Originally Created by: K. Pike
  • Added: 3 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21906360
  • Vicky
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Roy Henry Miller (21 Mar 1929–1 Oct 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21906360, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Vicky (contributor 46945342) .