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780 12th St. SW
P.O. Box 822
Le Mars, IA 51031
Phone: 712-546-4903
Fax: 712-546-4710
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Alvin
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October 25, 1937 – November 30, 2018

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Obituary for Alvin Miller

Alvin Miller, 81, of Le Mars, Iowa passed on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars, Iowa. Rev. Timothy Geitz will officiate. Burial will follow at Christ Lutheran Cemetery (Grant Township), rural Le Mars, Iowa. Military honors will be provided by Wasmer Post #241 of the American Legion. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present to greet friends from 5 – 7 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral service on Thursday.

Alvin Miller was born on October 25, 1937 in Struble, Iowa, the son of Gerd and Meta (Harms) Miller. He attended school near his home. Alvin enlisted in the Iowa Army National Guard on April 7, 1957. He served with Co. K, 133d Inf. in Le Mars. He later served active duty at Ft. Lewis, Washington. He returned to the Iowa Army National Guard and received his Honorable Discharge on August 6, 1962.

Following the service, Alvin returned to Le Mars and began a longtime career in construction. He worked with Plueger Construction and Buss Construction primarily as a cement worker and block layer. He was well known throughout the area for his masonry skills. To his first wife, Bernice, was born Jim, Judy, John and Bradley. He later married Marilyn Jaus on April 6, 1969 and together they had Christy.

Alvin was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars. He liked playing cards, camping and was an accomplished artist. Second to spending time with his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces & nephews, Alvin was passionate about fishing.

He is survived by his children, Jim of Lincoln, NE, Judy (Leon) of Sioux Center, IA, John of Lincoln, NE, Bradley of California, and Christy (Jose) Garcia of Sioux City, IA; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters and brothers, Helen, Annie, Doretta, Herman, Erwin and Virgil.

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Visitation

When Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Mauer Johnson Funeral Home
Address
780 12th Street SW
Le Mars, IA 51031
Additional Information The family will be present to greet friends from 5 – 7 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral service on Thursday.

Service Information

When
Thursday, December 6th, 2018 11:00am
Officiating
Rev. Timothy Geitz
Location
Grace Lutheran Church
Address
1430 7th AVE SE
Le Mars, IA 51031

Interment Information

Location
Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery
Address
27071 C16
Le Mars, IA 51031
Interment Extra Info
Military honors will be provided by Wasmer Post #241 of the American Legion.

Reception Information

Location
Grace Lutheran Church
Address
1430 7th AVE SE
Le Mars, IA 51031
712-546-4903
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Le Mars, IA 51031
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