Daniel Henry Miller, 72, rural Wabash, died at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at his home. He was born Aug. 16, 1947, in Wabash, to Elda Woodrow and Elizabeth (Stouffer) Miller.
He was a 1965 graduate of Southwood High School, and also received a Nursing Home Administrator Certificate. He was a US Army veteran serving as a medic in Vietnam, where he received a purple heart.
He married Marilyn Birt at the Wabash Friends Church on Nov. 18, 1977. Dan worked at Ford Meter Box in Wabash, retiring in 2012 after 28 years, and also farmed. He was a birthright member of the Wabash Friends Church. He enjoyed his John Deere 620 tractor and his 1994 Lincoln Town Car, boating on the reservoir, meeting his friends at Burger King for breakfast, and the dogs he had over the years, but farming was his passion.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Miller of Wabash; three sons: Bradley Miller of Wabash; Matthew (Jessica) Miller of Penrose, Colo.; and Andrew Miller of Sherman Oaks, Calif.; three grandchildren: Brett Miller, Khloe Miller, and Olivia Miller, all of Penrose; and three sisters: Beth (David) Purcell of Kirkwood, Mo.; Susan Fagin and Marianne Briscoe, both of North Manchester.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, Tom Miller.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m.,Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Chris Howell officiating. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 2-8 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana or Parkview Hospice Service.