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Obituaries: CLetus J. Miller


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Fulda, Ohio
Cletus J. Miller age 89, of Fulda, OH formerly of Dayton, OH passed away Saturday August 9, 2014 at Summit Acres Skilled Nursing and Rehab in Caldwell, OH. He was born May 8, 1925 in Fulda, a son of the late Otto and Marie Weber Miller.

Cletus graduated from Caldwell High School in 1943 and served during WWII in the US Navy for 35 months. He graduated from the University of Dayton in 1952 with a B.S. Degree in Business Administration. He retired from the Wright Patterson Air Force Base as a GS-14 Supervising Contract Specialist Chairman of the contract Committee in Research and Development. He received numerous achievement awards. After retirement, he was a recipient of the Air Force’s Meritorious Achievement Award, the highest award earned by a Civilian Employee.

He enjoyed traveling and his travels included 49 states (he missed Hawaii) and seventeen countries. His hobby was water color painting, having had several of his works displayed in numerous juried shows. Cletus had a strong faith and was a faithful member of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fulda.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers Jerome and Marvin Miller; 2 sisters Ardella Miller and Cleota Michel, and his best friend and partner in life for 18 years Dorothy Van De Grift formerly of Dayton.

Those left to cherish his memory are several nieces, nephews and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may directed for the historical upkeep of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, P.O. Box # 286, Caldwell, OH 43724.

To send flowers or leave words of comfort for the family, please visit the funeral home’s web site at www.ChandlerFuneralHome.net, find us on Facebook or call our caring staff at 732-1311.
Friends will be received Monday August 11, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, with a Rosary service at 7:30 PM at the Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West Street, Caldwell, OH 43724.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fulda, with Rev. Father Chester Pabin serving as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, with military graveside services conducted by the Noble County Veteran Service Organizations.
St. Mary Catholic Cemetery
Chandler Funeral Home - Caldwell

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