Donald “Don” Francis Miller, 87, of West Union, Iowa died Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society in West Union, Iowa. Donald was born March 27, 1931 to William and Frances (Oetker) Miller on the family farm in rural Marshalltown, Iowa. He attended high school at Haverhill, Iowa.
Don was united in marriage with Marilyn Easton on June 12, 1950. He was employed by Rock Island Railroad and also worked at other various jobs over the years. Don enjoyed fishing, playing guitar and spending time with his family and his dog, Taffy.
Don is survived by his wife, Marilyn of West Union, Iowa; his three children, Jerry (Rhonda) Miller of West Union, Iowa, Rick (Jodi Cappel) Miller of Vinton, Iowa and Bill (Kim) Miller of Lansing, Iowa; fifteen grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and his siblings, Clarence (Donna) Miller, Jim (Jean) Miller and Helen Prazak, all of Marshalltown, Iowa.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, William and Frances Miller; one brother, Vernon Miller; and two sisters, Erma Rebek and Luella Schoberg.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, SEPTEMBER 1, 2018 at Holy Name Catholic Church, West Union, Iowa with Rev. Donald Komela as the celebrant. There will be a visitation from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. before mass at the church on Saturday.
Private family burial will be held at a later date.
Burnham-Wood-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of West Union, Iowa is assisting the family with arrangements.