Obituaries » Richard "Dick" Joseph Miller

March 31, 1922 - February 21, 2019

Funeral Service Date
February 25, 2019
Funeral Service Time
10:30 am

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Richard “Dick” Joseph Miller, 96, left this life to be with Jesus, his Savior and Lord on February 21, 2019. Born on March 31, 1922 to Clyde and Mary Miller of Fort Wayne, he graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1940. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946, until the end of WWII. During his service he became a certified electrician and also met his future wife, Charlene Hauber, whom he faithfully loved for 71 years until her death in July, 2017.

Dick worked in Fort Wayne as an electrical contractor, always an entrepreneur and was the owner of L & M Electric until he was 80, after which he volunteered for 12 years at St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store. He did electrical work in many buildings throughout Fort Wayne. Golf and bowling were his favorite pastimes, having shot several hole-in-ones and bowled a 300! Dick loved to “jimmy-rig” anything, as well as being a creative inventor.

Dick’s remaining family are his 4 children, Diane Law of Elkhart, IN; Rick Miller of Anaheim, CA; Cheryl (Paul) Offerle; Janet (Eldon) Claassen of Fort Wayne; 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Everyone in his family knew he loved them deeply. He was preceded in death by his parents and 8 siblings: Don, Earl, Glen, Bob, Ed and Gene Miller, and sisters, Bernice Fenker and Virginia Sealover.

Visitation will be held at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Avenue from 2:00 to 6:00 pm on Sunday, February 24, 2019, with rosary at 5:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 am Monday, February 25, 2019, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Rd. with visitation one hour prior. Burial will military honors will follow in the Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

Rosary at 5:30 pm

Visitation Date

February 24, 2019

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 06:00 pm

Additional Info

Rosary at 5:30 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church

Phone: 260-482-2186

Address: 4916 Trier Rd. Fort Wayne IN, 46815

Service Date: February 24, 2019

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior

Funeral Service Date

February 25, 2019

Funeral Service Time

10:30 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior

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