Donald James Miller

July 21, 1926 ~ May 8, 2011 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Donald Miller Obituary

Donald J. Miller, 84, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2011 in Visalia. A resident of Tulare for 50 years, he was the former owner of Miller's Tulare Funeral Home. Born on July 21, 1926 to Arthur and Estelle Miller, he and his wife Fran purchased Miller's Tulare Funeral Home in 1962 and sold to Whitehurst Family in 1983. He remained active in the business until retirement in 2007. Donald was long time member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Tulare. He enjoyed his choir practice (poker game) the first Tuesday of every month. He was also a member of Tulare Elks Lodge #1424 & was the Past Exalted Ruler in 1969-1970, AmVets Post 56, a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, and the Tulare Kiwanis.

Donald is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Frances Miller of Tulare, daughters Christine Rango and husband Wayne Rango of San Mateo, Ca., Michelle Miller-Wille and husband Dr. Gregory Wille of Fresno, Ca., and Diane Skillman of Pleasant Hill, Ca. He is survived by four grandchildren; Jonathan, Lindsey, Estelle, and Danielle, sister-in-law Ann Miller of Sun City, Ca. Donald was preceded in death by his twin brother Robert Miller.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2011, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Miller's Tulare Funeral Home, 151 North "H" Street, Tulare, Ca. Recitation of the Rosary and Mass of the Resurrection will be on Friday, May 13, 2011, 1:30 p.m. at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 125 East Pleasant Avenue, Tulare, Ca., with burial at Tulare District Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers donation made be made to AmVets, 240 East King Avenue, Tulare, Ca. 93274 & St. Aloysius Memorial Fund, 627 Beatrice Drive, Tulare, Ca., or donor's favorite charity. Arrangements are entrusted to Miller's Tulare Funeral Home.

Miller's Tulare Funeral Home
Thursday, May 12, 2011
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
151 North H Street
Tulare, California 93274

Funeral Mass
St. Aloysius Catholic Church
Friday, May 13, 2011
1:30 PM
125 East Pleasant Ave
Tulare, California 93274

Rosary and Funeral Mass

Tulare District Cemetery
Friday, May 13, 2011
900 East Kern Ave
Tulare, California 93274

Following Funeral Mass

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