MILLER, Gerald Dean
October 1, 1934 — March 29, 2016
Gerald passed away peacefully in Kelowna General Hospital from lung complications on March 29, 2016.
He was born and raised in Bienfait, SK and was predeceased by his parents Flora and Zack Miller and younger sister Deanna. He leaves behind his loving wife of 50 years, Marion, as well as many friends and relatives.
In his younger years he played saxophone in a band, “The Blue Jays” with his cousin James and brother-in-law Bill.
He owned several businesses in his lifetime including the Melfort Dairy Queen for 19 years where he was greatly respected in the business community.
Gerald’s great love was spending time at his cottage at Kipabiskau Lake. He also loved travelling and golfing. After retirement he enjoyed living in Mesa for 6 months each year for 18 years. When he was unable to travel South, they moved to Kelowna, BC where he truly enjoyed his last years.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home Family Center, 2020 Springfield Rd, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”
The service for MILLER, Gerald Dean is scheduled for Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm . Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.