Henry A. Miller, 78

Henry A. Miller, 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:50 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.

He was born on Sept. 4, 1933, to Daniel and Mary C. (Knuth) Miller, and they preceded him in death. 

On Oct. 25, 1952, he married Mary C. Kemper, and she survives in Wapakoneta.

He is also survived by 11 children, Deb (Mark) Crabtree of Wapakoneta, Greg (Kim) Miller of California, Diane (Robert) Krisher and Gerald (Diane) Miller, both of Wapakoneta, Gail (Sharon) Miller of Maryland, Grant (Teresa) Miller of St. Marys, Denise (David) Dahlinghaus of Russia, Gordon (Nicki) Miller of Anna, Donna (Kurt) Bogart of Botkins, Guy (Kim) Miller of Delphos and Darla (Gregg) Pleiman of Pendleton, Ind.; a sister, Patricia Hull of Wapakoneta; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son and daughter-in-law, Glenn (Michelle) Miller; eight brothers, Vincent, William, Theodore, Daniel, Desmond, Eugene, Ronald and Gerald; two sisters, Frances Keysor and Mary Jacquie Jones; a brother-in-law, Russell Hull.

Henry attended St. Joseph Catholic School and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.  He worked at the Auglaize Lumber Company and retired from Superior Tube Company in Wapakoneta after 33 years of service.  He enjoyed fishing and playing cards, especially poker.  He also loved to be surrounded by his family.

Mass of Christian burial is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Rev. Patrick Sloneker officiating. 

Burial will follow at the church cemetery. 

Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday and one hour before the service on Monday at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Wapakoneta.

Memorial Contributions may be directed to St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Condolences may be expressed at SchlosserFuneralHome.com.