Gene A. Miller, Sr.

Gene A. Miller, Sr.
January 31, 1934 – January 15, 2019

Retired engineer, District 66 and Aksarben. He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Lucille; brother, Robert. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis E. Miller; children, Debra Miller, Gene Miller, Jr. (Sandy), Katherine Thilking (Dale), and Jeffrey Miller; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Marylyn Rowe.

The family will receive friends on Monday, Jan. 21st from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel.  SERVICES: Tuesday, Jan. 22nd 2019, at 11:30am, West Center Chapel.  Interment, Hillcrest.  Memorials will be directed by the family.


Gene Miller was a retired engineer, having been employed by both the District 66 School System and Aksarben.  He joined the Miller Family when, as a one year old, he was hand-picked by our parents from the Omaha Child Savings Institute to join a brother, Robert, who was age 2.  His sister, Marylyn, was born a year later.

Gene graduated from Sheldon, Missouri High School in 1953.  He married Phyllis (who already had the Miller family name) on April 5, 1958.  They were blessed with four children: Debi, lives in Redmond, Washington; Gene, Jr., (Sandy) is from Omaha; Kathy Thilking (Dale), who lives near Kansas City, MO; and Jeff, who is in Omaha.  Gene especially loved his grandchildren and great-grands and enjoyed spending as much time as possible with them.  Another special part of Gene’s life was his lap-size dog, Holly.  Honoring Gene’s wishes, Holly’s ashes will be buried with him.  Gene was blessed with a social personality and left many, many friends.


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