Fred Leo Miller, born May 2, 1942, a lifetime resident of ParadiseValley passed away January 2, 2013 at NorthernNevadaMedicalCenter after complications of a heart attack. With the exception of his military service in the Army in Viet Nam from June 14, 1967 to March 13, 1969, he lived his entire life on the family ranch, which was established by his grandfather Gehardt Miller in 1898. He was an accomplished spur maker, and made a lot of the branding irons for the ranchers around the valley. He was always there to help his friends and neighbors.
Fred was educated at the ParadiseValleyGrammar School, often times riding his horse to school, and finished his education at HumboldtCountyHigh School in Winnemucca.
Fred loved to tease people, sometimes not quite appreciated and he always had a joke to tell.
Fred was preceded in death by his father George, mother Elizabeth, sister Hermine. He is survived by his wife Gay Lynn, 3 step children, Jason (Tammy) Anderson, Andrew (Jaclyn) Anderson and Janis (Dave) Baldwin and 4 grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Paul (JoAnn) and numerous nephews and nieces.
Services will be conducted at the Paradise Valley Catholic Church on Saturday, January 12, 2013, at 1:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Paradise Valley Catholic Church, ParadiseValleySchool or the Paradise Valley Fireman’s Department, all at PO Box 7, Paradise Valley, NV89426.