Obit: Miller, Leslie E. "Les" (1947 – 2015)


Surnames: Miller, DePaoli, Sturtz, Pupp

----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Abbotsford, Wis.) 13 May 2015

Miller, Leslie E. "Les" (18 AUG 1947 – 12 MAY 2015)

Leslie E. “Les” Miller, 67, Spencer, passed away on Tuesday morning, May 12, 2015, at A grace Hospice Care Center in Madison. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, May 16, at Life Tributes Funeral Home-Spencer. Rev. David DePaoli officiated. Private committal services will be held at a later date.

Les was born on Aug. 18, 1947, in Colby, to Norman and Bernadine (nee Sturtz) Miller. After graduating from Colby High School in 1967, he worked a short time at Weyerhaeuser in Marshfield. In that same year Les entered the United States Army and served his country faithfully during the Vietnam War until his honorable discharge in 1969. Les married Karen Pupp on Feb. 1, 1980, in Caledonia, Minn. She survives. He retired from Foremost Farms in Marshfield in 2000. His hobbies included camping, enjoying the outdoors and watching some old good western movies. Les was an avid collector of clocks and enjoyed attending the Edgar Steam Engine Show every year.

Survivors include his wife, Karen Miller, Spencer; two children, Adam (Heather) Miller, Spencer, and Brenda Miller, Marshfield; four grandchildren, Carissa, Haley, Daniel and Makayla; one brother, Norman (Pam) Miller, Colby; a special companion, his cat “Snowball”; and other relatives and friends.

Les was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Marilyn.

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Life Tributes Funeral Home-Spencer assisted the family with arrangements.



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