Nicholas E. Miller, 59

Nicholas E. Miller, 59, of New Bremen died  at 6:02 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at the Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland following a brief illness.  

He was born March 2, 1953, in Lima.  He was the son of George and Betty (Moran) Miller, both of whom preceded him in death.  

On April 20, 1979, he married Debra Wright, who survives in New Bremen.  

Also surviving are his daughters Jenny (Doug) Meyer of McCartyville and Katie (Curt) Kremer of Minster, his grandchildren Derek Meyer and Haley and Austin Kremer, his brothers Mike (Mary) Miller of Botkins, Bill (Shery) Miller of Wapakoneta, Rich (Beth) Miller of Uniopolis and Roger (Jody) Miller of Buckland and his sister Mary (John) McAlpine of Ponte Vedra, Fla.  

Other survivors include his mother- and father-in-law Jerry and Joan Wright of Wapakoneta and his in-laws Jan Miller of Wapakoneta, Donna  and Don Hess of St. Henry and Don and Mary Wright of Wapakoneta.  

Preceding him in death was his brother Joe Miller.

Nick was a member of the Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen.  He was a member of the Crown Equipment Corp. 25 year club and a member of the F.O.E. 691 of Wapakoneta.  He was a 1971 graduate of St. Joseph High School in Wapakoneta.  He was employed as a Maintenance Supervisor at Crown Equipment Corp. of New Bremen for more than 39 years.  He enjoyed sports, cooking, making trips to nearby casinos and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen with the Rev. Thomas Mannebach officiating.  Burial will follow in the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.  

Friends may call on from 2p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen and 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday at the church at which time the Rosary will be prayed.   

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