John “Jack” Miller

John (Jack) W. Miller, age 92, passed away on September 5, 2021, with his loving wife of 70 years, Joyce, by his side.

He graduated from Grand Rapids High School and went on to earn a teaching degree from Bemidji State Teachers College.

Jack loved life, his family, sports, church, God and people.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce, children; Kathryn (Steve) Miller Lavalier, Debra (John) Lupo, Teresa (Bob) Attwell, Jacquelyn Simonson, Michael (Teresa) Miller, Karen Manella, Steven (Jolene) Miller, fourteen grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, his brother Jerry, and his sisters Jane and Janet.

Due to COVID, a memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Second Harvest Food Bank or Essentia Hospice are preferred.

Arrangements are with Rowe Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Grand Rapids, MN. To sign the online guestbook or send condolences, visit

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