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October 16, 2021

10/7/2017 7:26:00 AM
Michael A. Miller

Michael A. Miller, age 68, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017,

at Tomahawk Health Services in Tomahawk. He was born July 6, 1949, in Rhinelander, to

Raymond and Lois (Deede) Miller.

Mike graduated from Rhinelander High School in 1968. He attended Nicolet College where he studied in the auto mechanics program. Mike worked as a mechanic at Sedlak Chevrolet in Minocqua and then as a mechanic for Martin's Bus Service. Later, he worked as a welder building sawmills and finished his career as a truck driver for Wicks Lumber Company.

Mike enjoyed hunting, fishing, sketching, and working on drag racing cars. He was a member

of Zion Ev. Lutheran Church.

Mike is survived by his daughter, Ashley Miller of Rhinelander and grandchildren, Elijah Miller and Trevor Freeman; two sons, Adam Miller and family of Manitowoc, and Russ Sommers and family of Denmark, a sister, Linda Apfel of Rhinelander; two

brothers, Steven Miller and Mark Miller both of Rhinelander; as well as cousins, other relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother.

A memorial service for Mike will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at the Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414) with Rev. Richard Krahn officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Friday at the funeral home. Inurnment will

follow in Forest Home Cemetery. Condolences for Mike's family may

be directed at www.

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