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LaVern “Vern” Miller a longtime resident of Hood River Valley passed away September 16th, 2022. Vern was born October 21, 1934 in Wyandotte, Oklahoma to Everett and Ada (Weston) Miller.... Read More
LaVern “Vern” Miller a longtime resident of Hood River Valley passed away September 16th, 2022. Vern was born October 21, 1934 in Wyandotte, Oklahoma to Everett and Ada (Weston) Miller. He was the third child of the six Miller kids, Leaford (Lee), Loren (Tuffy), LaVern (Vern), Earlene, Darrel (Dooley) and Phyllis. The family moved to the valley around 1944.
Vern retired from The Hood River Electric Co-op after many years, where he made a lot of friends. He was well known and loved by many. Some of his hobbies were hunting, fishing, gold panning and building remote controlled airplanes. He loved the “Gold Show” on TV.
He is survived by daughter Marti West (Doyle) of Parkdale, OR, son Jeff Miller of Battleground, WA, grandsons Bryan West (Meghan) of Parkdale, OR, Shawn West (Steffany) of Parkdale, OR, granddaughter Ashley Miller Green (Corey) of Battleground, WA, great grandson Eliott West and great granddaughter Adalee West; sisters, Earlene Bowman of Vancouver, Washington, brother Darrel (Dooley) Miller of Odell, OR; ex-wife Carmy Miller of The Dalles, OR and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Leaford, Loren, first wife Midge and special friend Agnes. He loved his family with all his heart and they loved him back just as much.
A time of viewing will be held 4:00 pm- 7:00 pm., Friday, September 30, 2022 at Anderson’s Tribute Center (1401 Belmont Ave, Hood River, OR 97031). A private family graveside committal will take place at Pine Grove Butte Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Meals on Wheels or Providence Hospice of the Gorge in memory of Vern. A very special Thank you to the staff at Ashley Manor for the most excellent care he got. Jamie, Maria, Lisa, Justine, Pauline, Vicky, Emily and Amanda you gave him so much love and care words can’t express how much we appreciated all you did for him.
Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson's Tribute Center • 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River, Oregon 97031. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.
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