The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


June 25, 2014

Dennis Lynn Miller

Dennis Lynn Miller

March 27, 1951 - June 24, 2014

PRESTON — Dennis Lynn Miller, age 63, of Preston, Iowa, was a loving husband, father and a true friend. He died on June 24, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, June 27, 2014, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Preston with Reverend Greg Geier officiating. Burial will take place in the Preston Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 26, 2014 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Preston. A memorial fund has been established. Friends and family are invited to share in Dennis’s life at

Dennis was born on March 27, 1951, the son of Gerald and Evelyn (Dague) Miller in Maquoketa, Iowa. He graduated from Preston High School with the Class of 1969 and later attended Clinton Community College, where he earned an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts. He married Patricia Ready on August 14, 1971 in Charlotte, Iowa.

Denny was a past supervisor and team leader for Nestle-Purina in Clinton, Iowa, for forty-three years. He worked at Nestle-Purina until March of 2014 when he became suddenly ill.

Denny loved his grandkids and treasured attending all their sporting events. He loved watching all sports, especially the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Chicago Cubs. He also enjoyed helping coach boys and girls basketball. Most of all, Denny loved spending time with his family and friends.

Denny will be dearly missed by his wife, Patricia of Preston; two children, Heather (Chad) Wilhelm of Preston and Torey (Jennifer) Miller of Davenport, Iowa; five grandchildren Logan, Cameron and Macy Wilhelm and Dalton and Brandon Miller; two brothers, Kennard (Beverly) Miller of Sabula and Brian (Sonia) Miller of Preston and one sister, Linda (Jeff) Feller of Bettendorf, Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Death date: June 24, 2014

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