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Richard L. Miller

August 28, 1941 June 2, 2019
Richard L. Miller
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Obituary for Richard L. Miller

Richard L. Miller, 77, of Altamont, died at 2:40 a.m., Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 at Willowbrook Memory Care, Effingham.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Altamont with Rev. Dr. James F. Wright officiating. Burial will follow at Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont and for one hour prior to service time at the church. Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Rd. Lilburn, GA 30047, lbda.org, or Willowbrook Memory Care of Effingham.

Richard Louis Miller was born on Thursday, August 28th, 1941 in Altamont to Elmer and Sophia (Yagow) Miller. He married Edith Yagow on September 30th, 1962 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Richard was a faithful member and long-time usher and trustee at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Altamont. He was a Mound Township trustee for many years and was a 30-year member of the Altamont Volunteer Fire Department, and a member of the Mill Road Threshermen. He enjoyed going to auctions and collecting antiques. His working career began at Altamont Lumber and Grain and continued at Grobengieser Sons, BASF/Flint Ink, Salem, and at Wright Furniture and Wright at Home Interiors.

In addition to his wife of over 56 years, he is survived by; sisters-in-law, Evelyn (Jim) Shumaker and Margaret Miller both of Altamont; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by; his parents, his brother Norman and a brother in infancy, Franklin.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

4

Jun

5:00 PM 6/4/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/4/2019 7:00:00 PM
Gieseking Funeral Home

208 North 2nd Street
Altamont, IL 62411

And for one hour prior to service time at the church on Wednesday

Gieseking Funeral Home
208 North 2nd Street Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Service

Wednesday

5

Jun

11:00 AM 6/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church

203 East Division
Altamont, IL 62411

Immanuel Lutheran Church
203 East Division Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

East Division Street
Altamont, IL 62411

East Division Street Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Lewy Body Dementia Association

912 Killian Hill Rd.
Lilburn, Georgia 30047

Immanuel Lutheran Church

203 East Division
Altamont, IL 62411
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