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Dell Miller

 

  LaDell “Dell” Miller, 81, of Egin died suddenly May 13, 2010 near his home from a heart attack.
Dell was born Feb. 4, 1929 at Parker, Idaho the son of Horace and Ida Mae Karlsen Miller. He attended Parker - Egin Elementary school and South Fremont High School.
He was inducted into the U.S. Army in Jan. of l951 and served for two years during the Korean War. He was released into the Army Reserves in Jan. 1953 and was honorably discharged out of the reserves in Oct. of l956.
He married Lois June Mickelsen on July 2, 1955 in Rexburg. They lived in Parker for 18 years before moving to the Egin Bench area where they have since resided. They raised three children together. Susan Quackenbush, the late Sandra Lynn Larson, and David LaDell Miller.
Dell was involved with farming and cattle for most of his life. He was a range rider for 28 years working for the Davis Lakes Association, Squirrel Meadows, Beaver Creek Associations and Railroad Ranch in Island Park. He was awarded the cattleman of the year award in l990. Some of Dell’s hobbies included braiding reins and halters, writing poetry, rodeos and anything involving horses. He had a great love for his family, the mountains and all of his animals.
He is survived by his wife Lois Miller, of Egin, a daughter Susan (Keith) Quackenbush, of Florida, Son David (Brenda) Miller, Newdale, ID.; 20 Grandchildren, 24 Great Grandchildren and a sister Venice McGarry, Hamer, ID.; Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter Sandra Lynn Larson, and siblings - Ruby Ball, Gladys Rumsey, Dan Miller and Layne Miller.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, May 17, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Egin Bench LDS Church with Bishop Brandon Moon, Officiating. Friends may call at the Church Sunday evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and again Monday one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in the Parker Cemetery where Military Rites will be preformed by the St. Anthony V.F.W. and American Legion posts.

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