Thomas W. Miller, age 57, of Aurora and formerly of Wonder Lake, died Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at his home in Aurora.
He was born September 17, 1951 in Woodstock to Alfred B. and Eleanor (Schaefer) Miller. On May 27, 1995 he married Susan Mucks in Wonder Lake. Formerly of Wonder Lake.
Tom had lived in Aurora for the past four years. He was employed as a heavy equipment operator for Local #150.
Tom was a member of the Wauconda Masonic Lodge of A.F.& A.M.. He enjoyed yard work and spending time with his dogs, Smudge, Raney and Bear.
He is survived by his wife Susan of 13 years; two children, Thomas D. (Ceej) Petska of Hebron, Melissa Below of McHenry; a granddaughter, Haylee; and a brother, Edward (Patty) Miller of Huntley.
He was preceded in death by his father, Alfred B. Miller in 1996; and his mother Eleanor on February 9, 2009
The visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Saturday, February 21, 2009 at Justen Fuenral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, Il 60050.
The funeral service will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, February 21, at the funeral home. The Rev. Lisle Kauffman will officiate.
Inurnment will be private.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials to the Edward Foundation, Animal Assisted Therapy, 801 S. Washington, Naperville, IL 60540.
For information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or send a condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com