Gerald ‘Jerry” Miller, 78, Lyndon: June 13, 1941 – Nov. 13, 2019

LYNDON, Kan. – Gerald “Jerry” Miller, 78, of Lyndon, Kan., passed away Nov. 13, 2019, following a long battle with COPD. He was born June 13, 1941, in Westmorland, Kan. He was the son of Alice and Charles Miller, formerly of Wamego, Kan.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Bay of Pigs invasion, and was a Nike missile radar operator at the base in Gardner, Kan.

He resided in St. George, Kan., and worked for the Manhattan, Kan., Fire Department for 21 years. His joy in life was training horses and mules.

Jerry married Carol Miller on Nov. 25, 1966; they were married for almost 53 years. They moved to Lyndon, Kan., where they resided for 10 years.

Jerry is survived by two children, son Mark Miller, of Topeka, Kan., and daughter Becky Sivesind and her husband, Sean, and two grandchildren, Kiara and Kairon, all of Meridian, Idaho; and a brother, John Miller.

He is preceded in death by two brothers, Edward Miller and Kenneth Miller, and two sisters, Lois Blenn and Charlene Lahman.

Two memorial services will be held: 2 p.m. Nov. 23, in the meeting room at Manhattan’s main fire station, 2000 Denison, Manhattan; and 6-9 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Lyndon Community Center.

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