Leroy Miller

leroy miller
MILLER, Leroy Howard - of Saginaw, age 71, died Wednesday, Ocotber 11, 2017 at his residence. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in memory of Leroy at 11 AM on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Christ the Good Shepard Parish in Saginaw. Fr. Ronald Wagner officiating. Burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call at the Reitz-Herzberg Funeral Home in Saginaw on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 1-8 PM and from 10 AM until time of mass at the church. A scripture service will be held at 7 PM Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the family for future designation. Leroy was born July 26, 1946 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Roy and Irene (Reinke) Miller. He had resided all his life in the Saginaw area. He attended Fuerbringer Elementary, North Middle School and Arthur Hill High School. On May 12, 2012 he married Catherine Anne Karlsen in Saginaw, Michigan. Prior to his retirement in 2011, he worked for Saginaw Public Schools as a custodian and truck driver for 33 years. Leroy attended Christ the Good Shepard Parish. He enjoyed riding motorcycles for over 45 years and went on many cross country trips with his friends. He was an excellent handyman, mechanic and would selflessly help those in need. Leroy was a great neighbor and friend and loved them all. He enjoyed old trains, cats, craft beer, cigars and smoking his pipe. Leroy was also an avid collector of stamps, coins, and a fan of science fiction. He was intrigued about the scientific nature of how things worked. Leroy always lived by the golden rule. Surviving are: Wife, Catherine; Sisters: Paula Ann (Frank) Zolton, Tanya Helen Anderson; Nephews: Mark Bentley, Matthew Zolton, Todd Anderson, Casey Anderson; Close Friends: Darrel Stimpson, Carey “Skeeter” Spurback, and many extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents. Please sign our guestbook or share an online condolence with the family at www.reitzherzberg.com. Reitz - Herzberg Funeral Home Saginaw Chapel (989) 790-2440 To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Leroy Miller, please visit our Tribute Store.

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  1. We are deeply saddened by the loss of Leroy. We always had great conversations, as he was such a knowledgeable and interesting person. It was a pleasure to know him. Our heartfelt condolences to all of you at this time

  2. Leroy is a hero. He invested the last summer of his life in helping to develop new treatments for cancer. He donated his precious time when time was short, and spent his last bits of energy when he had none to spare, allowing doctors at U of M to try experimental drugs currently under development. Leroy helped pave the way for future discoveries, in the hope of benefitting all those who follow his path. We are forever grateful for his efforts & sacrifice.

  3. My condolences to the family for the loss of your loved one, and may you find comfort in Almighty Gods written word, the Bible, about a time in the future when He will do away with everything, right here on His earth that causes us pain, suffering and sorrow, please read John 5:28,29, Revelation 21:4,5.

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