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Rodney Dean Miller

September 27, 1950 — August 17, 2020

Rodney Dean Miller age 69, died early Monday morning, August 17, 2020 in his Hamler home.

His Legacy… Rod was born September 27, 1950 to George Fredrick and Maxine Lenore (Hoffman) Miller in Defiance.  In 1968 he graduated from Hamler High School.  In 1970 he was in Vietnam for two years with the United States Army.  Rod worked at GM Powertrain for 36 years.  On December 29, 1989 he married Pat Anne Baden.  He was a member of St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Hamler and the Hamler Men’s Club.  He was also a member of the American Legion Post 262, VFW New Bavaria and the Eagles of Ottawa.

His Family… He is survived by his loving wife Pat; children: Stefanie Miller, Hamler, Shelly Grant, Napoleon and Shawn (Eric) Sonnenberg, Hamler; step children: Eric (Amy) Prigge and Lisa Stout; 8 grandchildren: Alexis, Audrey, Austin, Braden, Drew, Annalise, Colton and Kate; and a sister, Janet (Dean) Solowin, Naples, FL.  Rod was preceded in death by his siblings: Dona Signorelli and David Miller, Sr.

His Farewell Services… Friends will be received in the Fellowship Hall at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 435 2nd Street, Hamler, on Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 3-4:00 pm. Due to health concerns; a mask is required and social distancing is encouraged.  The number of visitors will be regulated at any given time for admittance into the church.  A celebration of Rod's life will begin at 4:30 pm in Hope Lutheran Cemetery, State Route 18, Hamler followed by burial.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Putnam County Hospice or a charity of your choice.

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Memorial Service

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Stephen Lutheran Church

435 2nd Street, Hamler, OH 43524

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