Gary Miller

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Gary Lee Miller, 63, of Remsen, died Monday, July 31, 2017 surrounded by his family.

Gary was born on Jan. 17, 1954 to Lester and Marjorie (Parry) Miller. He attended Remsen St. Mary’s Catholic School where he graduated in 1972.

After graduating high school, he attended a heavy equipment operator program in Florida. He returned to Remsen following this to work on the farm with his dad and then took over when his dad retired.

Gary married Julie Bresnahan on Sept. 17, 1983. They resided on the farm south of Remsen and raised four children together. He was so proud of his children and family meant everything to him.

He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Gary loved working on the farm, taking care of the land and livestock. He spent his time with family and friends and always had time for a Sunday drive. He always loved to talk and made others feel welcome.

He is survived by his wife, Julie, daughters: Sharon Miller of Omaha, Nebraska, and Emily Miller of Lincoln, Nebraska, his sons: Blake and Jackie Miller of Remsen, and Jordan Miller of Remsen; his sister-in-law, Karen Bresnahan of Evergreen, Colorado; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Scott and Gaylin Bresnahan of Sioux City; two nieces and a nephew; a great-niece and a great-nephew; plus numerous cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Marjorie Miller, his sister, Sharon Rae Miller, and his in-laws, Richard and Gloria Bresnahan.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen with the Rev. William McCarthy officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, with a parish rosary and vigil prayer service at 5 p.m., all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Services have been entrusted to the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen.

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