Edward Stephen Miller, 82, of Cedar Rapids, passed Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 at the Cloverlodge Care Center in St. Edward.
Ed is survived by his wife Karen of Cedar Rapids; five children: Kim (Dave) Buettner, Sheila Miller, Linda (Doug) Doughty, Mary (Brian) Rutten, all of Cedar Rapids; Robert (Kim) Miller of Omaha; 11 grandchildren: Shayna (Adam Duerksen) Buettner, Jon Buettner, Sarah (Casey) Schalk, Josh Buettner, Jake Doughty, Tara (Luke Schmidt) Doughty, Ashley (Ryan) Freeman, Allyson Rutten, Brook, Peyton, and Blake Miller; five great grandchildren: Bronx Freeman, Marysa and Ava Duerksen, Braylee and Presley Buettner; three brothers: Richard Miller of Omaha; Harold (Gwen) Miller of Albion; Leo (Pat) Miller of Idaho Falls, ID, three sisters: Ceclia Keber of Albion; Irene (Paul) Gilroy of Kearney; and Mary Kay Henkenius, along with many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Raymond Miller and sister Margaret Berger.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids with Msgr. Ralph Steffensmeier officiating. Burial followed in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Primrose with military rites conducted by Dan Cox American Legion Post 44 of Cedar Rapids, Army National Guard and the American Legion Riders.
Levander Funeral Home of Cedar Rapids was in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.levanderfuneralhome.com.