Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Watertown with Rev. Rodney Warnecke officiating. Burial with military graveside rites conducted by American Legion Post #189 will take place at Lutheran Cemetery in Watertown. Relatives and friends may gather at the church on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials, if desired, may be directed to Rainbow Hospice or St. John’s Lutheran Church. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Dennis Arthur Miller was born on October 19, 1938, in Watertown, the son of George and Ruth (nee Benzel) Miller. He was a 1958 graduate of Watertown High School. Dennis served for the United States Army in Germany from 1961-1963. On June 25, 1966, he married Karen Chartier at St. Stephen’s Church in Concord. Dennis worked at Brandt Manufacturing Co. for nearly twenty years and Western Industries for twenty years, retiring in 2003. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Watertown. Dennis was an avid stamp and coin collector. He enjoyed model railroads and working with computers.
Dennis is survived by his wife, Karen Miller; two daughters, Christine (Marc) Schilling and Becky (fiancé Matt Zickert) Miller, all of Watertown; two grandchildren, Monica (fiancé Travis Bitters) of Green Bay and Colton Schellinger of Watertown as well as other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Ruth.