Frank Leonard "Red" Miller, 86, lifelong Minot resident, died on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in a Minot adult foster care home.
Frank was born on March 12, 1927, in Minot, to Franz and Lydia (Myren) Miller. He was reared and educated in Minot and graduated from Minot High School in 1945. He was drafted into the Army on June 15, 1945, and served until his honorable discharge on Dec. 7, 1946. Following his discharge, he returned to Minot and attended Minot State Teachers College.
Frank married Beryl Nelson on Dec. 21, 1947, in Minot, and they made their home at 608-4th St. NE, in Minot, for many years. He was employed by The Minot Daily News as a printer from 1951 until his retirement in 1990. Also, he had been employed as a real estate agent, most recently at Coldwell Banker-First Minot Realty, since 1969. Beryl died on May 13, 2009. Red had been residing at the UnSong Ringuette Adult Foster Care Home for the past two years.
Red was a longtime member of First Lutheran Church, where he served as an usher. Also, he was a member of the American Legion, Elks Lodge and Eagles Aerie, all in Minot. He especially enjoyed golfing, reading and hunting.
Frank's loving family includes his children: Vice Admiral Michael (Barbara) Miller, of Annapolis, Md., Scott Miller, of Fargo, and Bruce (Rebecca) Miller, of Moscow, Idaho; grandson, Michael Miller Jr., of San Diego; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Red was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and brothers, Gerald and Everett Miller.
Celebration of the Life of Frank "Red" Miller: Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at 11 a.m., in First Lutheran Church, Minot.
Interment: Will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot.
Visitation: Today, Sept. 25, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m., in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Memorials: Are preferred to the First Lutheran Church Foundation, Minot.
Those wishing to sign the online memorial register or share memories and condolences are invited to use the expressions of sympathy section at (www.thomasfamilyfuneralhome.com).