Donald Miller

Donald T. Miller

1927 - 2004

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Obituary of Donald T. Miller

Donald T. “Spooks” Miller, age 77 of 5066 American Legion Road S.E., Iowa City died on Monday, September 13, 2004 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City following a long illness. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 17, 2004 at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. Private burial services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Iowa City Hospice. Online condolences may be sent for Donald’s family through our website@ Donald Thomas Miller was born on July 20, 1927 in Iowa City the son of F. Mack and Loa Amy Thomas Miller. He attended Iowa City Schools and married Dorothy Herring on June 24, 1947 in Iowa City. Donald has been a life long resident of Iowa City and for forty two years he worked as a machinist at the University of Iowa Hydraulics Laboratory. He retired on July 31, 1987. He took great pleasure in his family, friends and community. His ability to build or repair anything and always striving for perfection will be qualities his children will remember. In his free time he enjoyed playing softball, hunting, fishing and woodworking. His family includes his children and their spouses, Steven and Brenda Miller of Iowa City, Tom and Deanna Miller of Iowa City, Jim and Therese Miller of Palmyra, Pennsylvania, Kathryn and Terry Keely of Iowa City, ten grandchildren, Kristina, Matt, Jenny, Shelly, Ashley, Jamie and Travis Miller, Chad, Ryan and Lesley Keely, two great-grandchildren, Anthony and Isaiah, and one sister, Shirley Harris of Iowa City. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Dorothy, two brothers and three sisters. The Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service are caring for Donald’s family and his services.