Keith F. Miller, age 65, of Wonder Lake, died Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at Centegra Hospital – McHenry.
He was born July 5, 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri to J. Grant and Dorothy (Coyner) Miller and raised in River Forest, IL. On August 29, 1964 he married Donna R. O’Hanlon.
Keith was employed as a dispatcher for Bekin Van Lines in Hillside for eighteen years. He also worked for Boncosky in Lake In The Hills for four years. He and his wife were co-owners of Bobbie Jo’s Ice Cream Parlor in Wonder Lake and also worked as a greeter for nine years at the McHenry Meijer Store since it’s opening in 2002. Spending time with family and friends was the highlight of his life. He was a friend of Bill for over 38 years.
Survivors include his wife, Donna of 47 years; four children, Cherie (John) Raber of Wonder Lake, Tammie (John) Kozicki of Wonder Lake, Debbie (Mark) Garvey of Orlando, Florida, Robbie Jo (Dan) Soltis of Batavia; twelve grandchildren, David, Morgan (Andrew), Cory, Hannah, Abigail Raber, Jordan, Dawson, Annie Kozicki, Evan and Gracie Garvey, Juliana and Danny Soltis; a great grandchild, Madysen and baby boy Bykowski on the way; a sister, Gail (the late Richard) Prauss.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, J. Grant Miller Jr.
Friends may visit with the family from 12 p.m. until the 1 p.m. memorial service on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at Willow Creek of Crystal Lake, 220 Exchange Drive #A, Crystal Lake, IL.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, memorials to the family would be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to Justen’s Wonder Lake Funeral Home. For information, please call the funeral home at 815-728-0233. Friends may send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com.