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James "Jim" Miller


James E. "Jim" Miller, 87, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020, at his home in Ely,
Iowa. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. There will be a private funeral Mass. Everyone attending is asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Burial: St. John's Cemetery with military honors.
Jim worked for Rockwell Collins, retiring after 28 years. He was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church and proudly served as an Ely volunteer firefighter, serving the community over 40 years.
Jim is survived by his wife, Katie; sisters, Marie Miller of Ely and Bette Ann Spencer of Casper, Wyo.; sister-in-law, Rose Miller of Cedar Rapids; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Rhonda Kay; son, Andrew James "A.J." "Andy"; and brothers, Donald R. and Richard P. Miller.
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