HOKAH, Minn. — Arthur J. Miller, 94 of Hokah died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at La Crescent Health Services.
He was born Aug. 15, 1922, to Joseph and Bernice (Cox) Miller. He married Lorraine M. Bernd Aug. 29, 1950, and she preceded him in death Nov. 21, 2014.
Arthur was a hardworking man who, together with his wife, worked the land of their rural Hokah farm his entire life. He enjoyed spending time with family, friends and neighbors. He also enjoyed the company of his two farm dogs,“Buddy” and “Barney.”
He is survived by his four children, Linda Stemper of Hokah, Ellen (Fred) Pilger of Winona, Minn., Gordon Miller of Winona, Adrian “Sam” Miller of Hokah; six grandchildren, Missy (Shawn) Andring, Jessy (Jeff) Berkley, Andy Miller, Amy (Josh) Walters, Emily (Jeremy) Johnson and Grace Stemper; seven great-grandchildren, Jena and Jade Johnson, Madeline and Spencer Andring, Valarie and Megan Berkley, Oliver Miller and Isaac Stemper. He is further survived by one brother, Mike (Theresa) Miller of La Crescent. In addition to his wife, Lorraine, he was preceded in death by one son, Larry; one sister, Dorothy; and two brothers, Joey and Benny.
A Mass Of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church of Hokah. The Rev. Pratap Reddy Salibindla will officiate. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call on the family from 4 until 7 p.m. Thursday evening at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral and Cremation Services La Crescent Chapel, 111 South Oak St. Visitation will also be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass Friday morning at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. Online guestbook may be signed at www.schumacher-kish.com.