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Charles L. “Charlie” Miller, 86, of Dubuque, Iowa passed away on July 3rd, 2019 at Bethany Home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 6th, 2019 at the Church of the Nativity with Msgr. James Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Dubuque Memorial Gardens with full military honors by American Legion Post #6. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, July 5th, 2019 at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road where a wake service will be at 4:00 p.m.
Charlie was born on January 27, 1933 in Dubuque, Iowa the son of Erwin and Margaret (Sullivan) Miller. He served in the US Army from 1953 to 1955 in Korea. He married Jean Ann Bisanz on October 6, 1956 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. She preceded him in death on October 5, 2013.
He worked at Divine Word College as a chef for 30 years until his retirement. He enjoyed playing cards, was an avid Chicago White Sox, Minnesota Viking and Iowa Hawkeye Fan. He loved to cook for his family and friends; was a devoted husband and family man and was a wonderful care giver to his wife Jean for many years.
He is survived by his two children, Linda (Scott) Havertape, of Hazel Green, WI, and Paul Miller of Monroe, WI. Three grandchildren, Ashley (Jeff Bradley) Callahan, Sean (Meghan Ziffra) Callahan and Kayleigh Miller; along with nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Jean, two brothers Dan and Jim and a sister Mary Schurb.
The family would like to thank the Medical Associates physicians and staff, Bethany Home staff and Hospice of Dubuque for all their wonderful care they gave to Charlie.