The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

January 18, 2013

Leon S. Miller

Clinton Herald

Camanche — Leon S. Miller

Oct. 22, 1929-Jan. 17, 2013

CAMANCHE — Leon S. Miller, 83, of Camanche, died Thursday, January 17, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center, North Campus, Clinton.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 21, 2013, at the Camanche Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes and Crematory. Burial will follow in the Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Jon Jewell, Jared Jewell, Bill Vanderpool, Henry Lehmkuhl, Dale Lehmkuhl and James Harman. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting his obituary at

Leon S. Miller was born on October 22, 1929, in Winona, Minnesota, the son of Leon and Anastacia (Palubicki) Miller. He married Anna Lehmkuhl on August 25, 1962, in North Liberty, Iowa.

Leon was a carman and wheel inspector with the Chicago Northwestern Railroad for 37 years; retiring in 1991. He was a member of NARVE.

Leon is survived by his wife, Anna, of Camanche; one daughter, Terri (Bill) Vanderpool of Pleasant Hill, Iowa; two grandsons, Jon (Brianna) Jewell of Mason City, Iowa, and Jared Jewell of Ankeny, Iowa; and a special great-granddaughter, Adalynn Rose Jewell.

Leon was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one brother.

Death date: Jan. 17, 2013