News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Obituaries

February 7, 2013

Gerald C. (Jerry) Miller

TERRE HAUTE — Gerald C. (Jerry) Miller, 86, of Rocky River, Ohio, and Terre Haute, passed away, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. He was born Sept. 8, 1926, in Mattoon, Ill., to Ralph Miller and Nellie Roney Miller.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 64 years, Dorothy Haley Miller; his loving children, Gerald Michael Miller and his wife, Susan, of Riverside, Calif., Rosemary Rothkopf and her husband, Robert, of Indianapolis, and Annette Dever and her husband, Steve, of Rocky River, Ohio; a brother and sister-in-law, George and Peg Miller; a sister-in-law, Lorene Miller; 10 grandchildren, Chet, Stephanie and Timothy Miller, Amanda, Stephen and Jackson Rothkopf, and Victoria, Monica, Samantha and Andrew Dever; five great-grandchildren, Sarah Orbe and Jacob, Luke, Janae and Alexis Miller; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Timothy and Stephen Miller; and two brothers, Robert and William Miller.

Jerry was a civil engineer and proud graduate of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and a United States Navy veteran. He began his career as a civil engineer for the Pennsylvania Railroad and then moved to Chicago to accept a position with Kentile Corporation as plant engineer. He later moved his family to Terre Haute to work for Haley Brothers Construction Company. Jerry spent the last 16 years of his career as the president and owner of Miller Engineering & Construction Co. in Terre Haute. He was a respected businessman and a dedicated member of St. Margaret Mary and St. Benedict Catholic churches. He was a devoted family man who was generous, kind, considerate and will be missed by all.

Mass of Christian burial will be conducted at 12:05 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 in St. Benedict Catholic Church, 111 S. Ninth St., with Father Ed Goldbach, OFM Conv. officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, with military graveside honors provided by VFW Post #972. Visitation is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. in Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home, 605 S. 25th St. The family kindly requests that memorial contributions be made to Ohio Veteran’s Home, 3416 Columbus Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870.

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Black014.jpg Francis Eugene ‘Geno’ Black

    Francis Eugene “Geno” Black, was born April 14, 1951, and departed this life on April 12, 2014.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Roush, clarence  picture.jpg Clarence E. Roush

    Clarence E. Roush, 82, of New Goshen, passed away unexpectedly at 12:08 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Union Hospital’s emergency room.

    April 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Waterman, Robert.jpg Robert Max Waterman

    Robert Max Waterman, 88, of Terre Haute, went home to be with the Lord while surrounded by his family at 3:25 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital.

    April 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Sheila K. Geheb

    Sheila K. Geheb, 73, of Marshall, passed away 2:26 p.m.  Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at her residence following an extended illness.

    April 17, 2014

  • DEATH NOTICES: April 18, 2014

    Genevieve Lillian Hickox
    Johnnie “Joe” Clearwater
    Terry Enochs
    Scott Alan Hancock
    Ernest J. Fox

    April 17, 2014

  • Waterman, Robert.jpg Robert Max Waterman

    Robert Max Waterman, 88, of Terre Haute, went home to be with the Lord while surrounded by his family at 3:25 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital.

    April 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • Patricia Jane Black

    Patricia Jane Black, 85, of Highland, Ind., and formerly of Jasonville, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

    April 16, 2014

  • Lyday, Donald.jpg Donald G. Lyday

    Donald G. Lyday, 80, of Farmersburg, passed away at 4:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Springhill Village

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Charles ‘Kevin’ Shannon

    Charles “Kevin” Shannon, 49, of Farmersburg, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, after losing his year-and-a-half battle to cancer.

    April 16, 2014

  • DEATH NOTICES: April 17, 2014

    Death Notices

    April 16, 2014

Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
Front page
AP Video
Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Malaysia Plane: Ocean Floor Images 'Very Clear' Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Today in History for April 18th Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Two Lucky Kids Get Ride in Popemobile Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Raw: Bulgarian Monastery Dyes 5000 Easter Eggs Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87
NDN Video
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity
Real Estate News