Ken passed away, Friday, June 30, 2023, at his home in Otsego.
He was born June 18, 1938 in Plainwell, the son of Kenneth and Mildred (Belden) Miller. Ken worked at Rock Tenn Paper Mill for 48 years until this retirement in 2004. Ken loved his dogs and in his free time enjoyed bowling on area leagues, watching and listening to country music, trips to the casino and Las Vegas, working in his yard, spending time at his property up north and traveling with his wife. In 1997 he married Wendy Rankin who survives.
Also surviving are his children, Ken Miller Jr. and Kay (Larry) Snyder both of Otsego; 7 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; his aunt, Bessie along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son and sister, Nancy Wiggins.
A private family visitation will be held and burial will take place at Mountain Home Cemetery in Otsego.
A celebration of Ken’s life will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2023 from 4-5pm with a time of fellowship following until 7pm at 59 26th St., Allegan, MI 49010.
Contributions in memory of Ken may be made to
Wings of Hope Hospice of Allegan.
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Offer Condolence for the family of Kenneth G. Miller
June 30, 2023 at 12:53 pm
Sending hugs and prayers to you kay♥️
July 15, 2023 at 11:31 pm
Thank you so much!
June 30, 2023 at 12:55 pm
Rest easy grandpa. I love you more than I ever got to tell you
Larry L. J. Powers
June 30, 2023 at 1:11 pm
Eternal Rest Grant Unto Him, Oh Lord, And Let Perpetual Light Shine Upon Him.
May The Souls Of The Faithful Departed, Through The Mercy Of God, Rest In Peace.
June 30, 2023 at 1:23 pm
So very sorry to hear of the loss of you Dad….sending prayers for you all. May your memories be of comfort!
June 30, 2023 at 6:02 pm
So sorry to hear about Ken. I worked with him for years at the mill. Thinking about you Wendy, and family.
June 30, 2023 at 6:07 pm
My heart goes out to his family. He is loved and will be missed dearly.
June 30, 2023 at 8:49 pm
Wendy, so very sorry for the loss of your husband.
Penny Pulver Baker
July 1, 2023 at 1:11 pm
My Love Hugs and Prayers I send to you Kay I’m so sorry for tour loss
July 1, 2023 at 1:45 pm
So sorry to hear about the passing of your dad, Kay.
Praying Peace & comfort over your family.
July 1, 2023 at 3:41 pm
Sending hugs so sorry for your loss Kay ❤️
July 2, 2023 at 3:03 pm
Wendy I’m so sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. He was a quiet man on the outside with a great sense of humor on the inside full of one-liners. I will never forget our fun trips to Vegas! RIP Ken.
Kim & Bryon Sheldon
July 4, 2023 at 12:19 am
Kay and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Tour thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ❤️
Kim & Bryon Sheldon
July 4, 2023 at 12:54 am
Rest in peace my ol papermaker operator worked 27 years with Kenny as the paper machine operator all the ol papermakers will miss u pops jimmy Roberts pulper operator shift A
Greg and Lois Guidry
July 4, 2023 at 11:35 am
So sorry to hear of Uncle Butch’s passing. May he rest in peace.
Ted & Linda Collins
July 17, 2023 at 2:03 pm
Wendy, we are so sorry to hear about your loss. ♥️ Ted & Linda Collins
August 1, 2023 at 1:10 pm
I’m so sorry Kay and family. I didn’t know Ken personally although I’m sure I saw him a time or two. Such loss is never easy! Sending prayers for peace and healing.
August 1, 2023 at 6:55 pm
KAY IM SO VERY SORRY YOU KNOW HE IS IN A BETTER PLACE THAN US TREASURE YOUR MEMORIES AND TALK OF HIM OFTEN ITS WHAT I HAVE TO DO TELL KEN IM SORRY HE WONT REMEBER ME BUT ITS OK HANG ONTO THEM MEMORIES AND SPEAK OF HIM OFTEN ITS WHAT I DO LOVE YA GIRL
August 1, 2023 at 8:03 pm
So very sorry to hear of Uncle Butcher passing, love and prayers to the family. I remember seeing him but he sure didn’t talk much. Lol❤
Ray (Doc) dolph
August 5, 2023 at 5:50 pm
we worked many years Together down at the Rock It was an honor to work with sir May you rest in peace my friend My condolences go out to the family and friends
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