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James L. Miller

February 7, 1928 December 20, 2016
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James L. Miller, 88, of Oconto, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Atrium Nursing Home, Oconto Falls. James was born February 7, 1928 in Green Bay to the late James and Mayme (Livermore) Toule. He married Stella Faye Topel on July 30, 1949. She preceded him in death on August 8, 1998. James served his Country in the US Marine Corps. He worked as a commercial fisherman on the Great Lakes, as a Mill Wright for Fort Howard Paper Co. for thirty years, and as Captain of the Jungle Queen Tour Boat in Fort Lauderdale, FL. James was instrumental in starting Bread by the Bay food pantry. He was an amazing father and grandfather. James was a member of Oconto United Methodist Church and AMVETS.

James is survived by two sons, Jim (Sue) Miller, Green Bay; Scott (Holly) Miller, DePere; daughter, Mary (Rick) Fumelle, Green Bay; seven grandchildren, Christy (Jeff ) Senger, Bridget (Thomas) Miller, Heidi (Craig) Suhrke, Bill (Kelsie) Fumelle, Sawyer Fumelle, Abbey Miller, Hannah Miller; two great grandchildren, Ricky Miller and Sebastian Suhrke; special friend, Jeanie Swaer. He was preceded in death by his father, James Toule; mother, Mayme (Charles) Miller; father and mother-in-law, Gordon and Mary Topel; and fiancee, Helen Pillsbury.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 4 to 8 PM Tuesday, December 27, 2016. Visitation will continue on Wednesday, December 28, from 10 to 11 AM at United Methodist Church, Oconto. Funeral services will be conducted 11 AM Wednesday at the church with Rev. Dave Henke and Rev. Frederik Schulz officiating. Burial will be at Brookside Cemetery with Military Rites by all Oconto Veterans service Organizations. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.

A special thank you to the staffs at Unity Hospice and Atrium of Oconto Falls, for treating James like one of the family.

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Visitation

Tuesday

27

Dec

4:00 PM 12/27/2016 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/27/2016 8:00:00 PM
Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service

217 Congress St.
Oconto, WI 54153

Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service
217 Congress St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

28

Dec

10:00 AM 12/28/2016 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/28/2016 11:00:00 AM
United Methodist Church

641 Washington Street
Oconto, WI 547153

United Methodist Church
641 Washington Street Oconto 547153 WI
United States

Service

Wednesday

28

Dec

11:00 AM 12/28/2016 11:00:00 AM
United Methodist Church

641 Washington Street
Oconto, WI 547153

Funeral service by Rev. Dave Henke & Rev. Frederik Schulz.

United Methodist Church
641 Washington Street Oconto 547153 WI
United States
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