Person:Duwane Miller (1)

  1. Duwane W. Miller1935 - 1989
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Name Duwane W. Miller
Gender Male
Birth? 21 Sep 1935 State Center, Marshall, Iowa, United States
Death? 11 Mar 1989 Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States
Other? In-laws: Camillo Ceccarossi and Maddalena D'alleva (1)

Obituary: STATE CENTER â Duwane Miller, 53, of State Center, a former longtime resident of Baxter, died of kidney trouble Saturday, March 11, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Iowa City.

Funeral services will be held at 10a.m. Wednesday at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in State Center.

Father Claude Norton, pastor of the church, will conduct services. Burial will be in theRestland Cemetery in Baxter.

Graveside military honors will be given by theBaxter American Legion Post 493.

Friends may call at the Wensel-Perrin Funeral Home in State Center from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Survivors are his wife, the former Carmella Ceccarossi; son, Duwane, stationed with the Army in Germany; two daughters, Rosalinda Drella of Melbourne and Anne Leclair of State Center, and five grandchildren.

Also surviving are six sisters, Emily Latch of State Center, Phyllis Mouchka and Sharon Garr, bothof Newton; Burena Bucklin and Sandra Bucklin, both of Ira and Linda Vancise ofBaxter,; and four brothers, Jerry Miller of Texas, Martin Conneley and Bruce Conneley, both of Baxter, and Victor Conneley of Ankeny.

He was preceded in death by parents and a step-father, Clarence Conneley.

Mr. Miller, who had served in the Navy for 21 years, served in the Korean Conflict, Bay of Pigs in Cuba andthe Vietnam War. He retired in 1972 as a Chief Petty Officer.

He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Sons of Italy, both of Massachusetts.

The son of Andy and Minnie Kloppenborg Miller, he was born Sept. 21,1935 in Baxter and was graduated from Baxter Community High School. ~ Newton Daily News, Newton, Iowa, March 13, 1989