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Obituary for Michael L Miller

December 26, 1948 - July 7, 2021
Wonder Lake, Illinois | Age 72

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Uncle and Friend


Michael L. Miller, age 72, of Wonder Lake, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, July 7, 2021,at Journey Care in Barrington, IL.

Michael was born in Chicago, on December 26, 1948, the son of Lloyd and Ellen (Jones) Miller.

He Married the love of his life Barbara (Parker) Miller on July 1,1972.

Michael worked as a welder for many years. He was a US Army Veteran, an active member of the McHenry VFW, and the McHenry American Legion. He enjoyed spending time with his family, and he acquired the love for many hobbies in his spare time such as hiking, photography, and playing instruments. Education was very important, Michael in his lifetime he earned 2 doctorate degrees. He also had a passion for CB and Ham radio Communications. Michael will always be remembered for the way he was able to captivate a crowd with his great stories and jokes about his life adventures. He had a kind heart and the best sense of humor.

He is survived by his loving wife Barbara (Parker) Miller, his children; Andrew (Julia) Miller, Michael Miller Jr., and Rebecca (Derek) Pasternock. His grandchildren; Kiera Miller, Matthew Pasternock, Austin Pasternock, Jaxsen Pasternock, Katelyn Pasternock, and Ayden Pasternock, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Ellen (Jones) Miller, his son David Michael Miller, and his in-laws Russell and Dorothy Parker.

Visitation for Michael will be held from 4-8P.M., on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL. A service will be held at 6:00PM in the funeral home chapel.

Inurnment with Military Honors will take place on Friday July 16,2021 2:00 P.M. at Ringwood Cemetery 4401 Ringwood Road, Ringwood, IL. 60072.

In Lieu of flowers, please send donations to Wounded Warrior Project in memory of Michael Miller.

For more information, call Colonial Funeral 815-385-0063

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591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
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