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David W. Miller

April 27, 2018

Maple Hill–David W. Miller, 58, died Friday, April 27, 2018 near Maple Hill in a farm accident.
He was born October 7, 1959 in Topeka the son of Donald and Elizabeth Pendelton Miller. David grew up in the Rossville and Willard communities. He graduated from Rossville High School in 1977 and then attended and graduated from Cloud County Community College.
David was a farmer all of his life. He was a partner/operator of Miller Farms LLC. He was a life member of FFA; David was a member of the Mission Creek Township and had been a past member of the St. Marys COOP board.

On September 17, 1981 he was united in marriage to Noel Hier in Topeka. She survives of the home. Other survivors include his son, Chisholm David Miller and his fiancé ,Sara Gardner, Waukesha, WI; his parents, Don and Betty Miller, Topeka; siblings, Louise “LuAnn” (Paul) Baumchen, Lawrence, Diana (Jim) Iseman, Burlington, Suzanne (Ronnie) Tull, Willard, Sarah (Kevan) Meinershagen, Lawrence and Daniel (Jennifer) Miller, Willard.

Graveside services will be at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Dover Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:30 P.M. Friday, May 4, 2018 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mission Valley FFA and sent to Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, Kansas 66536.

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29 thoughts on “David W. Miller

  1. Though I do not know your loved one, I am touched by your loss. So I extend my heartfelt condolences for the loss of your beloved, David. Please know that Jehovah God and his son Jesus Christ is aware of your pain and they care for you. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) . I hope that you are able to find some comfort in God’s promise of paradise where there will be no more pain and sorrow (Revelation 21:4,5)  and the many wonderful  memories of your loved one becoming a reality in the future resurrection in paradise.  (Acts 24:15). Please accept my sincere condolences.
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  2. I can’t seem to recall when I didn’t know David. What a Great Person he was to be around. Always smiling and so pleasant. May God Hold you in his Hand David Until we meet again. RIP My friend.

  3. Don Betty and Family
    Jerry and I were so sorry to hear of your loss. We are sending loving prayers and kind thoughts to the whole Miller Family. May God wrap his loving arms around you giving you comfort during this difficult time,

  4. Don Betty and Family
    Jerry and I were so sorry to hear of your loss. We are sending comforting prayers and thoughts to the whole Miller Family. May God wrap His loving arm around you giving you comfort in this difficult time!!! .

  5. David’s family- My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I knew David thru Ag Partners Coop/Topeka Terminal. He was so easy to work with and I will miss talking to him. My prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  6. Prayers for comfort and peace during this difficult time for all. Our sympathy goes out to the family and friends left behind.

    Keith, Kristin & Aidan Colter

  7. David’s character and life gave us all who knew him a beacon to follow. We can still follow his examples. He is sorely missed.

  8. David was a role model citizen for our community. He will be missed deeply. His memorial to Mission Valley FFA is very fitting as he set an example for youth as well as adults to follow for the ages.

  9. To the whole Miller family – We are so sorry for your loss. David’s passing will be felt by so many. May God surround you with his love and heal your broken hearts. ❤

  10. Dear Don, Betty, and family
    We returned yesterday from a trip to Ireland, Scotland, and England. Just had a message from Deidre telling me of your tragic loss. I’m sure you have beautiful memories of your son. Let God’s love and those memories sustain you through this sad time and years to come. Love and prayers, Ed and Pat Brady

  11. Dear Don, Betty, Noel and family,
    Please know that we are praying for God to give you comfort and strength at this time of unbearable grief. So very sorry to have such a tremendous loss of life.
    Joe & Pauline Conley

  12. Noel, Chisholm, Don & Betty & Families,
    Please accept our deepest sympathy in your loss. He was a great neighbor & a hard worker. The community has lost a very special person. May He Rest In Peace & God Speed……

  13. Miller family, we are so sorry for your loss. May David rest in peace with the Lord.

    Mick and Barb Leeper

  14. Don,Betty and family:

    My prayers and sympathy are with you at this time of such a tragic loss.

    Earlene Jirik

  15. Betty,Don and Family,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God comfort you thru this time.

  16. LuAnn and entire Miller family, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. It is especially hard to lose a family member unexpectedly.

  17. Don, Betty, Noel, Dan and family,

    Our family is saddened by Dave’s loss. We knew him as an extremely hard worker and kind man. He will be missed. Our prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

  18. Don, Betty, and family, Our prayers are with you all through these sad days, may Jesus send his sweet comfort to your whole family. Tom and Karen Leeper

  19. We are sorry for your loss. We continue to lift you all up in prayer.

    Kerry & Teresa Lacock & family

  20. Noel,
    I have a ton of great memories of golfing, getting ready for the fish fry, and chopping feed with David. I considered him a friend. Honest as they come and a hell of hard worker. He will be missed. My condolences to you and Chis and the rest of the family.

    Joe

  21. Don, Betty and family, I am so sorry for your loss of your beloved David. Words cannot express how deeply I feel for all of you at this time of sorrow. Please trust that God will take care of all of you and he does work in mysterious ways. Please accept my sincere sympathy at this very difficult time.

  22. Noel and family- Our thoughts and prayers are with you. So very sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and hold you close.

    Jay and Diane (salfrank) Haller

  23. Don, Betty, and family,

    I remember David from high school and I don’t recall a time that he didn’t have a smile on his face. A friend of mine on Facebook whose husband plays poker with him posted a picture of David and the other at the table, and I could zoom right in to him because there was that familiar smile. Please accept my sympathy during this time and my thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Rene DeBacker Bryant

  24. Noel & families – My heart is aching for you all during this terribly difficult time. Trust in the Lord with all your heart. So very sorry. My Sympathy and Prayers are with you all. Love you!

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