Leonard W. Miller

LAURIUM — Leonard W. Miller, 90, a resident of Laurium, passed away at the home of his daughter, on Monday, November 16, 2020.

He was born on October 18, 1930, in Lansing, a son of the late Carlos and Harietta (Gardner) Miller. In 1948, Leonard graduated from Lansing Eastern High School.

He was united in marriage to the former Marcia Petermann on June 27, 1953, and she preceded him in death on December 19, 2012.

Leonard was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He served honorably and loved his 23 years spent in the Navy and the Naval Reserves.

He was employed as an auditor for the State of Michigan.

Leonard loved spending time at the hunting camp in Central with his hunting buddies and grandkids.

Marcia and Leonard would spend their summers at their cottage in Gratiot Lake.

He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. He was also part of the Calumet Players, American Legion Post 61 in Calumet for 60 years, Keweenaw Kernewek and a past President Village of Laurium.

Leonard is preceded in death by his parents, Carlos and Harriette Lena Gardner; and his wife, Marcia Petermann (Miller).

He is survived by his daughters, Audrey (Charles) Stenson of St. Ignace, Laura (Daniel) L’Huillier of Mountain Home, Idaho, Karla (Joseph) Caron of Calumet; several grandchildren, a great grandchild; brothers, Harold Miller of California, Stewart (Sandra) Miller of Lansing; brother-in-law, David Mitchell; nephews, and great nephews/niece; and special friends, Bill and Mike.

A funeral service will be 5 p.m. on Monday, November 30, 2020, at Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the funeral home on Monday, November 30, 2020.

Online condolences for the family may be left at ericksoncrowleypeterson.com

The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.