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7/11/2013 11:30:00 AM
Scharswood 'Sam' Miller
Scharswood ‘Sam’ Miller
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Scharswood ‘Sam’ Miller

Scharswood A. “Sam” Miller, 93, of Princeton passed away July 9, 2013, in Illinois Valley Community Hospital, Peru.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton. The Rev. Gary McKee will officiate. Burial will be private and at a later date.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of services Friday in the memorial home.

Mr. Miller was born May 3, 1920, in Buda to Scott and Edna (Murphy) Miller. He married Eileen (McKenney) Miller on Sept. 3, 1999.

He attended Tiskilwa schools and served in the U.S. Army, 1944-1945 in Germany during World War II. He also worked as a mail carrier for Princeton post office for many years. He was a member of Shooting Park Road Baptist Church in Peru and loved to do woodworking in his spare time.

Survivors are his wife, Eileen; two children, Eleanor (Dan) Fisher and Robert (Jane) Miller, both of Dover; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three stepchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; several stepgreat-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Naomi (Walters) Miller in 1996; and one sister, Rene.

Memorials may be directed to the Shooting Park Road Baptist Church in Peru.

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