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Glen Miller

September 4, 1927 — March 24, 2019

Glen Miller

Roanoke - Glen William Miller, 91, of Roanoke, IL, passed away at 7:55 am on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Pontiac, IL.

He was born on September 4, 1927 in Norborne, MO to William Isaac and Helen Irene Odell Miller. He married Deloris June Cunningham on September 4, 1950 in Kansas City, MO. She passed away on February 22, 1998.

Surviving are three daughters, Glenda J. Miller of Apache Junction, AZ; Roberta A. Hornbeck of Chenoa, IL; Helen E. Thornborrow of Loves Park, IL; one son, Douglas (B.J.) Miller of Roanoke; two brothers, Daniel (Muriel) Miller of Lincoln, MO; Tharlo (Linda) Miller of Lennon, MI; one sister, Elizabeth (Norman) Happy of Excelsior Springs, MO; 16 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Deloris; his parents, one son, Steve Miller; one sister, Nadine Clevenger; one son-in-law, William H. Thornborrow; and two grandsons, Johnny Hornbeck II; and Christopher Miller.

An Army Veteran, Glen proudly served his country during WWII. He was a member of the Roanoke American Legion Post # 463 where he had served as commander.

Glen was local businessman in Roanoke owning the Pub and Pub II for many years. He loved to bowl, was a Boy Scout leader and was a die-hard St. Louis Cardinals fan.

A memorial service and celebration of Glen's life will be held at 1pm on Saturday March 30, 2019 at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke. There will be a visitation held one hour prior to the services. Burial with military rites will be held at Roanoke Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences may be sent to the family at knappjohnsonharris.com


MAR 30. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

Celebration of Life Service

MAR 30. 1:00 PM (CDT)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

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