Michael J. Miller

Michael J. Miller, 66 of La Porte, Indiana passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2020. He was born on October 13, 1953 in La Porte to the late Joseph T. and Ceycelia M. (Ellenwine) Miller. He was employed with New York Blower for 35 years. 


Mike is survived by sisters, Jo Herbst (Don) of Lisbon, North Dakota, Jane Slater (John) of La Porte; a brother, Dave Miller (Sherri) of Valparaiso, Indiana; nine nieces and nephews; numerous great-nieces and nephews; and several great-great-nieces and nephews.


Mike was a 1972 graduate of New Prairie High School where he lettered in baseball. He was a volunteer with the Kankakee Township Fire Department, and a supporter of his nephew and nieces sporting events. He enjoyed going to the casino with his cousins Alvie and Kristin. He also enjoyed softball and bowling and was an avid Cubs fan.


A celebration of life will be held at 12 noon Thursday, September 10, 2020, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue La Porte, Indiana. Reverend Jerry Schweitzer will officiate. Family and friends may visit from 10 a.m. until 12 noon prior to the services.  Burial will follow at Rolling Prairie Cemetery.  


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