Gilbert "Bud" MillerFebruary 19, 1928 ~ August 31, 2017 (age 89)
Gilbert “Bud” Miller age 89, born February 19, 1928, died August 31, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Virginia Rose Livingston Miller; his children Ron and Karen Miller, Mona and Chris Andre; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren; his sister, Joyce Chipman; his sisters-in-law Patty (Burl) Curtis of CA, Carol Landis of Dayton, OH, Betty White of Jacksonville, FL, Dianne (Jim) Papp of Tipp City, OH, Rose Livingston of Morris, IL; and their special friend, Linda Walbridge.
Bud worked 18 years for Carl Goodwin and Sons in Allegan as a heavy equipment mechanic. They built many of the “Super Highway” systems in Southwest Michigan. He was also a life-long farmer with the help of his wife, who ran a 1,200 head hog operation, farrow to finish. In his retirement, Bud took up wood-working and made many beautiful pieces of furniture and knickknacks that he gladly gave away.
A vigil service will be held at 5 PM Wednesday, followed by visitation until 8 PM, at Kubiak-Cook Funeral Services in Dorr, 4330 18th Ave. Funeral mass will be celebrated 11 AM Thursday, September 7, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 1871 136th St. in Dorr. Father Christopher Derda will officiate. Interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Stanislaus Catholic Church – Forward in Faith Capital Campaign. The family welcomes memories and messages in their guestbook online at www.kubiakcook.com
St. Stanislaus Catholic Church
1871 136th Ave., Dorr MI 49323