Roland “Rollie” Miller age 87, of Janesville, died on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at St. Mary’s Janesville Hospital. He was born in Milwaukee on March 22, 1925, the son of Gottfried and Elizabeth (Schild) Miller. He graduated from Custer High School, Milwaukee, and served in the U.S. Army in Tank Batalion 751. Rollie married Irene V. Schiefelbein in Milwaukee on Jan. 24, 1948. He had lived in Milwaukee, Ireland and moved to Janesville in 1977. He had been employed by Nunn Bush Shoe Company and retired in 1968, after 40 years. Rollie was a member of the VFW Post 1621, and loved golf and bowling. He enjoyed his McDonald’s coffee clutches and spending time with his friends. He especially loved spending time with his family and his pride and joy was his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Irene Miller; 2 daughters, Diane (Tom) Graf of Germantown, WI and Sharon (Greg) Haas of West Bend, WI; 5 grandchildren: Scott (Angie) PeCore, Megan (Eric) Becher, Nicole PeCore, Brent Haas and Ryan PeCore; 2 great grandchildren, Ava PeCore and Addison Becher; many nieces, nephew, other extended family and friends; also, Jeff PeCore. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Harold (Dori) Miller; and sister, Clara Eichman.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY with Rev. Naomi Garber officiating. A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 11:00 until 1:00 p.m. at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME.
A special thank you to Pastor Naomi and Pastor Jim of First Lutheran Church, Yolanda and staff at St. Mary’s Janesville Hospital and Agrace HospiceCare, Inc., for all your wonderful care and support.
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