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James Miller

December 18, 1934 ~ December 10, 2018 (age 83)

December 18, 1934- December 10, 2018

83 years young


Jim was born near Leipzig SK to Edward and Theresa (nee Keller) Miller and never strayed far from home until joining the Canadian Forces to serve overseas.  While stationed in Germany, he enjoyed extensive travel, but he was a Prairie Boy at heart and returned home to raise his family in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Jim was creative and loved woodworking, gardening, cooking, and baking.  He enjoyed fishing and all outdoor activities.  His heart was close to the earth and he found contentment in the simple pleasures of life.

Jim had an extreme love for his family and also for God.  He rarely worried about the future because of his deeply rooted faith in God’s Love.  He firmly believed it was how you treated others and not how often or where you attended church that proved your worthiness in God’s eyes.  In that way, he had an understanding that many fail to achieve.

Jim passed away peacefully at home after a very short but difficult battle with lung cancer.

He is survived by:

His wife Rebecca (nee Yasinchuk). Children; Donna (Earl) Jenson, Dominic (Zoë Wallace), Christopher (Tamara Cutting) and Nataya.  Granddaughters; Kyla and Ashlyn Jenson.  His brother Daniel (Helen) Miller and numerous, cousins, nieces, nephews and in-laws.

The family invites you to his funeral service to be held on December 21, 2018, at 11:00 am at Gray’s Funeral Chapel, 575 28th Street West in Prince Albert. Lunch will follow.

Donations can be made on Jim’s behalf to the Royal Canadian Legion 133 8 St E, Prince Albert, SK S6V 0V8 and/or Victoria Hospital Foundation, 1200 24 St W, Prince Albert, SK S6V 4B2

Condolences may be sent to the family at  Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Gray's Funeral Chapel, (306-922-4729).


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