Oct. 29, 1988 – Mar. 24, 2023
Cameron Peter Miller, 34, of Minot, North Dakota, formerly Drake, North Dakota, passed away unexpectedly at his home on March 14, 2023, from an undiagnosed heart condition. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21 at St. Margaret Mary’s Catholic Church, Drake. Father Tom Graner will officiate, and burial will be held in the spring at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Orrin, North Dakota. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, March 20 with rosary and vigil service at 7 p.m. at St. Margaret Mary’s Catholic Church, Drake. Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Home in Drake.
Cameron was born at Good Samaritan Hospital in Rugby, North Dakota on October 29, 1988 to Myron and Mary Kay (Lemer) Miller. He grew up on the family ranch outside Orrin, North Dakota and graduated from Drake Public School in 2007. While in school, Cameron enjoyed playing football and was invited to participate in the East/West Shrine Game.
Cameron graduated from North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering. Upon graduating college, he was employed at Houston Engineering in Minot, North Dakota. Cameron became a licensed Professional Engineer and Land Surveyor in 2019.
Cameron helped his parents operate the family ranch. He was an avid sportsman who loved to spend his free time hunting and fishing. He spent countless hours checking his deer cameras, scouting deer, and hunting for shed antlers. Cameron enjoyed sports and fantasy football, and was a big fan of the Chicago Bears, the Indiana Pacers, the Minnesota Twins, pop culture and the Star Wars film franchise.
He was a member of the Drake Knights of Columbus, the Drake Golf Club and the Minot Sunrise Rotary Club.
Cameron was a quiet, kind, and caring human being who was always there for his friends and family. He will be sorely missed.
He is survived by his parents, Myron and Mary Kay (Lemer) Miller, Orrin, his brother, Matthew Miller and brother in-law, Christopher Nguyen, Portland, Oregon, his paternal grandmother, Josephine (Lemer) Miller, Drake, his aunts and uncles, Marion Uhlich, Drake, LeRoy and Elaine Miller, Drake, Marlene Schaefer, Bismarck, Larry Miller, Minot, Connie and Julius Gange, Jamestown, Shirley Bruner, Drake, Mark Lemer, Fargo, Mitch and Candy Lemer, Drake, Marlene and Jeff Mack, Drake, and Ron and Heidi Lemer, Macintosh, Minnesota, numerous cousins, friends, family members and his dog, Koba.
Cameron was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Constantine Miller, his maternal grandparents, Peter and Jenny (Senger) Lemer, his aunts and uncles, Bill and Carol Miller, James Uhlich, Alvin and Vicki Miller, Galen Schaefer and Neal Bruner, and his cousins, Michael Mack, Melissa Gange, Todd Miller and Curt Decker.
Published by The Minot Daily News, March 17, 2023.