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Kenny Miller

H. Kenneth “Kenny” Miller, 92, rural Welda, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at Sunset Manor in Waverly.
Kenny was born July 11, 1922, on a farm in Garfield County, Okla., the son of August Herman and Clara Suzanna Hermina (Brandt) Miller. He grew up in Garfield County.
On Oct. 5, 1941, Kenny married Norma Fay Wyman in Douglass, Okla. He farmed most of his life. They made their home on a farm near Covington, Okla., until 1946 when they moved to Cheyenne County, Colo. In 1962, they settled on the farm at Welda. Mrs. Miller preceded him in death March 12, 1989.
He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Aliceville.
Survivors include three sons, Mark Miller, Alma, Mike Miller, Moline, and Kevin Miller, Garnett; one daughter, Linda Donley, Colony; one brother, Dick Miller, Nevada; one sister, Mary Lou Beopple, Garfield County, Okla.; eight grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one sister, five brothers and one great-great-grandson.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at St. John Lutheran Church in Aliceville. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery, Iola. Memorial gifts can be made to ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) or Alzheimer’s Association, and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements.
To sign the guest book online or leave a condolence, go to www.iolafuneral.com.

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