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Roman Miller, of Mora, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Signe & Olivia’s Assisted Living in Ogilvie.  He was 95 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mora.

VISITATION will be held 1 1/2  hours prior to the service at the church, beginning at 1:30 PM.

INTERMENT will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Mora.


Roman Joseph Miller, of Mora, Minnesota, passed away on Sunday, July 16 2017 at Signe and Olivia’s assisted living near Ogilvie. He was 95 years old.

Roman was born on September 26, 1921 near St. Clair, Minnesota to parents Leo and Mary (Elfert) Miller. They moved from St. Clair to Comfort Township in Kanabec County when he was 12 years old. Roman worked on the family farm.

He met Alta Wilson and they were married on November 13, 1943. They were blessed with two children, Michael and Claudia. Some of his life experiences included farming, working as field staff for NFO, a Jacques Seed salesman, part owner of Goal milk bottling, and an insurance agent. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the National Farmers Organization. Roman enjoyed going to the casino in Hinckley, gardening, and cooking.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother Ralph; sisters, Pat Boggs and Luella Johnson; and son Michael.

Roman is survived by his wife Alta; daughter Claudia (John) Fridstrom of Mora; daughter-in-law Dianne Miller of Isanti; grandchildren, Adam (Karen) Fridstrom, Alan Fridstrom, Guy (Ruth) Fridstrom, Nichole Miller, Nicholas Miller, Michelle Miller, and Daniel (Jessica) Miller; 13 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; brothers, Leo Jr. of Georgia, Eugene of Waconia, and Robert (Sue) of Maryland; sister Marion (Ronald) Stark; brother-in-law Larry Boggs of Mora; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

11 thoughts on “ROMAN MILLER”

  1. I did not know Roman but I do know several of his family members. Claudia, my thoughts and prayers are with you now and always. May God, our Father in Heaven, comfort all of you and give you peace as you mourn Roman.

  2. Uncle Roman I was saddened to hear of your passing. I always enjoyed visiting with you.
    You are with your loved ones in heaven. I will
    miss you. Rest in peace.

  3. I think Roman was our dad Wallace’s friend for longer than any others. I will always remember our visits to the farm. I remember a horse named Tinkerbell, a dog named Shep and the cows. I remember Alta doing mom’s hair in her shop in the basement. I remember Roman and Alta coming to visit us. I remember smoked whitefish. I will always cherish the friendship of our families and the wonderful memories.
    My deepest sympathies to Alta, Claudia and family and Mike’s family.

  4. Our sincere sympathy to all the family, in the loss of your loved one Roman. He was a good friend to our family all through the years. We always enjoyed visiting with Roman and Alta.
    Hilderd, Kay, Jay & Jim Pierson

  5. We were saddened to receive the news that Roman had passed but appreciate that God now has a good person to attend to his garden, keep the Knights of Columbus orderly and will be one more of our siblings to whom we can pray for guidence and strength. To many memories to list but they will always be in my heart.

  6. We were saddened to receive the news that Roman had passed and will keep many memories in or hearts.

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