Ernest “Ernie” Miller, 86, Bretzville

Ernest “Ernie” Miller, 86, of Bretzville, died Saturday, December 15, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. He was born in Schnellville October 11, 1932, to Sylvester and Veronica (Brames) Miller. He married Bernice Fleck May 14, 1955, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper.

Ernie served in the Indiana Army National Guard and worked for Central Concrete and several area furniture manufacturers. He was a member of Divine Mercy Parish – St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, and the St. Anthony Community Center where he served as a past president. He enjoyed going to Florida in the wintertime, fishing, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Bernice Miller; one daughter, Lynn Zimmerman, Indianapolis; one son, Jeff Miller and wife Karlene, Westfield; four grandchildren, Kaylie Huver, Emily Miller, and Kari and Nicole Zimmerman; two great-grandsons, Jackson Miller and Leo Huver; and one brother, Charles Miller and wife Lenora, Jasper.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son, Stanley Miller, and one grandson, Eric Miller.

Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony Church. Memorial contributions can be made to Divine Mercy Parish, Heart to Heart Hospice or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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