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Published September 03, 2013, 12:00 AM

Gregory "Guy" Miller

Gregory "Guy" Miller, 55, of Minto, ND was swept away in the spring floodwaters, April 29, 2013. His body has yet to be recovered.

Guy was born January 9, 1958 in Grafton, ND, the son of John "J.D." and Marlys (Peterka) Miller. He was the second oldest of seven children. He attended school in Minto and graduated in 1976. Guy attended Wahpeton State School of Science, AVTI in East Grand Forks, MN, and the University of North Dakota.

Gregory "Guy" Miller

Gregory "Guy" Miller, 55, of Minto, ND was swept away in the spring floodwaters, April 29, 2013. His body has yet to be recovered.

Guy was born January 9, 1958 in Grafton, ND, the son of John "J.D." and Marlys (Peterka) Miller. He was the second oldest of seven children. He attended school in Minto and graduated in 1976. Guy attended Wahpeton State School of Science, AVTI in East Grand Forks, MN, and the University of North Dakota.

Guy lived and farmed in the rural Minto area. He was everything: a father, a son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, and friend. He was also an electrician, carpenter, mason and concrete stamper, plumber, pilot, photographer, and comedian. He loved spending time with his son, Gavin, and enjoyed the warmth of the Arizona sun in the winter. He was a member of St. Luke's Catholic Church in Veseleyville, ND.

Guy is survived by his son, Gavin Guy Miller, Park River; parents, J.D. and Marlys Miller, Minto; Siblings: Connie (Dan) Syrup, Grand Forks; Kelly (Brian) Schanilec, Forest River; John (Dawn) Miller Jr., Minto; Mary (Brian) Schuster, Minto; Anthony (Kimberly) Miller, Grand Forks; Katie (Gerard) Marino, Boston, MA. Also surviving is 31 nieces and nephews.

Guy was preceded in death by his grandparents, Helen (Wellinger) and Floyd Miller; Agnes (Kadlec) and John "Jack" Peterka, Sr.

Service: Wednesday, September 4th 2013 at Sacred Heart Church- Minto, ND. Rosary at 6:30 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 7:00 p.m..

Memorials may be donated to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Building or Cemetery Fund, St. Luke's Catholic Church, Minto Quick Response, or The Northeast Regional Water Operations Team.

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