Lewis Miller of Dawson, formerly of Balaton, passed away Monday, October 3, 2022 at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Tyler, MN at the age of 75.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 10:30 AM at Crossroads Lutheran Congregation in Dawson. Pastor Tim Hatt will officiate, and burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held Friday, October 7, 2022, from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Hanson & Dahl Funeral Home in Dawson with a prayer service starting at 6:30 PM. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.
Arrangements are with Hanson & Dahl Funeral Home in Dawson, MN. www.andersontebeest.com
Lewis Clair Miller was born September 10, 1947, in Slayton, MN to Louis and Mildred (Jacobson) Miller. He was baptized at Lake Wilson Methodist Church and confirmed at Ellsborough Lutheran Church. Lewis attended country school until 5th grade, and then attended and graduated from Lake Wilson High School. After high school he enlisted in the United States National Guard. Lewis did a variety of work including carpentry and construction. He started his own mechanic business in 1975 and eventually earned the opportunity to farm starting in 1986, which he did until retirement. He was united in marriage to Linda Boraas on February 2, 2013. Other than farming and his work as a mechanic, he enjoyed spending time at the lake with his family and collecting John Deere tractors.
Lewis is survived by his wife, Linda; children, Todd (Joan) Miller of Balaton, MN, Mary (Brent) Dougherty of Omaha, NE, and Lori Miller of Marshall, MN; 11 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; siblings, Grace (Doug) Hart and Louise (Bob) VanLeeuwe; Step-children, Lisa (Kirk) Kuechenmeister and Jeff (Karlyn) Boraas; 11 step-grandchildren, daughter-in-law, Rachel Miller; and several other extended family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; children, James and Chad Miller and baby Matthew; siblings, Maynard, Jerry, Marlin and Allan Miller; and daughter-in-law, Mary Miller.