Frank Miller, 83Frank Carl Miller, age 83, of River Falls, formerly of Lakeland, passed away Dec. 10 at the Lutheran Home of River Falls.
Frank Carl Miller, age 83, of River Falls, formerly of Lakeland, passed away Dec. 10 at the Lutheran Home of River Falls.
Frank was born Feb. 8, 1928, in Lakeland, Minn., to William F. "Beany" and Lucille (Frazier) Miller. He attended Stillwater High School. Frank enlisted in the United States Army on Nov. 15, 1945, and proudly served his country until May 13, 1947. He was united in marriage to Lucille "Lucy" Flattum on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 1958, in Bayport, Minn. Frank was an entrepreneur and owned Frankie's Café and Frankie's Towing Company in Lakeland.
Frank enjoyed fishing and traveling. In their later years, Frank and Lucille cherished their time at their winter home in Peoria, Ariz. He loved spending time by his swimming pool and enjoyed hosting pool parties for his family and friends.
Frank is survived by sisters Murle Henningsen of Lakeland and Marjorie Bradshaw of Lakeland; many nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille; his parents; sisters Mae Hirte and Dorothy Smith; and brother, Laverne Miller.
A Celebration of Frank's Life will take place 4-7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19, at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson. Burial with full military honors will take place 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, at Lakeview Cemetery in Lakeland.
Funeral services have been entrusted to the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson and Countryside Crematory of Baldwin, 715-386-3725, www.oconnellfuneralhomes.com.
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