Richard Millner, Sr.

Richard Millner, Sr.

Richard Dale Millner, Sr., age 69, of La Farge died on Monday, September 9, 2013 at Vernon Memorial Hospital.

He was born July 19, 1944 in Harvard, IL. Richard was a farmer and mechanic–more accurately a jack-of-all-trades. He loved a challenge while working with his hands. Richard and Terri Shawley were married August 23, 1980 in the West Lima Church.

Survivors include: His wife Terry Millner, Children: Barb, Mark, Chip, Stephanie, Traci, Shawn (Karmen), Justin (Holly), Holly (Mike), 18 grandchildren, Seven great grandchildren.  His siblings:Tom (Dorothy), Barb, Leath, Duke (Linda), Jim.  His two best friends: Glen Loper and Jim Clark. Many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, his son Rick Millner; two brothers in law: Ray Boettcher and Alfred Roeslin.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, September 16, 2013 at the SELAND HUSTON FUNERAL HOME, 203 North State Street, La Farge. Pastor Doug Andersen will officiate and burial will be in the Bear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, September 15, from 4 PM until 8 PM or on Monday from noon until the time of the service at 1:00 PM.

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