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Harold W. Miller

December 16, 1926 ~ October 10, 2021 (age 94)


Harold Wayne Miller, 94, of Van Wert passed away at 7:12 p.m., Sunday, October 10, 2021 at Hearth & Home, Van Wert, Ohio.

He was born on December 16, 1926, in Jennings Township, Van Wert County, Ohio the son of the late Thomas Wesley Miller and Mabel (Boroff) Miller. Harold married Fern L. (Schaadt) Miller on October 29, 1955 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, she survives at Hearth and Home.

Family survivors include his three children, Steven W. Miller of Van Wert, Vicki L. (Thomas) Clark of Spokane, Washington and Deanna (David) Ray of Van Wert; five grandchildren, Michael (Abby) Clark, Josh (Morella) Ray, Shelley (Nick) Fischer, Amy (Patrick) Soares da Rocha and Danielle Ray and two great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his three brothers, Fred R. Miller, Don E. Miller and Dwight N. Miller; two sisters, Evelyn Miller and Freda Highley.

Harold retired from Ley Equipment in Van Wert as engineer of live stock equipment. He was a graduate of Spencerville High School and Allied Institute of Technology. Harold was a veteran of the U. S. Army, 5th Armored division and a member of the Van Wert American Legion Post #178. He was a member of Grace Bible Church, Van Wert.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, October 16, 2021, at Jennings Road Church of Christ with Pastors Lance Hostetler and David Ray officiating. Calling hours are 4:00-7:00 p.m., on Friday at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert and one hour of calling on Saturday before the service. Interment will take place at Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert, where military honors will be rendered by combined units of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #5803 and American Legion Post #178, both of Van Wert.

Preferred memorials are to the Grace Bible Church or to Modern Day in support YWAM missionary Amy Soares da Rocha, Harold’s granddaughter.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at, Tribute Wall.

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October 15, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 South Washington Street
Van Wert, OH 45891

Funeral Service
October 16, 2021

10:30 AM
Jennings Road Church of Christ Church

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