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John R. Miller

John R. Miller, 93, of New Lenox, IL formerly of Maroa, IL passed away November 25, 2018.


A graveside services with Military Honors will be 10:30 AM, December 18, 2018 at Maroa Cemetery, Maroa, IL with Scott Marsh officiating. Calvert Funeral Home, Maroa, IL is in charge of arrangements.


A memorial service will be 10:30 AM January 12, 2019 at St. Paul Community Church, 18200 Dixie Highway, Homewood, IL 60430.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Salvation Army, 300 Third Avenue, Joliet, IL 60433 in memory of John R. Miller.


John was born March 11, 1925 in Springfield, IL the son of John Henry and Mae Miller. He married LaVonne Ward January 11, 1948 in Decatur, IL She passed away June 24, 2008.


Survivors include his daughters, Melissa M. Mickelberry, Oak Park, IL; Julia E. (John) Burns, Berwyn, IL.


He was preceded in death by his parents.


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