Robert “Bob” Theodore Miller of Grace Village Retirement Community, Winona Lake, Indiana passed away at 12:26 a.m. on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at Grace Village Health Care at the age of 90.
He was born on August 2, 1931 in Rushville, Illinois to Audra Grace (Hollipeter) Miller and Albert Theodore Miller.
Bob was a Korean War veteran, he enlisted on February 27, 1951 at the young age of 19. He received the Korean Service Medal, a bronze service star and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant on February 26, 1954.
One day he met a lovely lady that would become his future bride and on May 29, 1957 he married the love of his life, Betty Joan Oberlin. They shared the next 64 years of their married lives together raising their children, becoming grandparents, celebrating birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, graduations and every sad and happy moment in their journey together.
Bob attended Tri State College for three years and earned his B.S.R.E. in Radio Engineering. He worked as an electrical engineer for Magnavox in Fort Wayne, Indiana and retired after 25 years of being a hardworking, loyal employee. He was the associate chief engineer at WFFT - TV channel 55 and loved his longtime hobby of being a ham radio operator. Bob enjoyed the fellowship of his church family at Open Bible Baptist Church in Warsaw. Bob dearly loved his family, and he will forever be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife: Betty Joan Miller (Winona Lake, Indiana); two daughters: Linda (Mark) Harris (Conway, Arkansas); Susan (Randy) Koser (Winona Lake, Indiana); son: Karl Miller (Ann Arbor, Michigan); ten grandchildren, and twenty-one great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Bob’s life will be celebrated with a funeral service at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 14, 2022 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana and officiated by Pastor Sam Carns. Members of the American Legion Post #49 and V.F.W. #1126 both of Warsaw will honor Bob’s service in the Army with military rites conducted at the funeral home. A private family graveside service will follow at Leo Cemetery, Leo, Indiana.
Memorial donations may be directed to the remodeling fund at Open Bible Baptist Church, 21 EMS B61 Lane, Warsaw, Indiana 46582.
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