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Edward O. Miller


December 30, 2020

Aug. 29, 1941 - Dec. 21, 2020

Edward O. Miller, 79, of Sweet Home passed away Dec. 21, 2020.

He was born Aug. 29, 1941 in Columbia, Mo. to Kerman Orley and Martha E. (Martin) Miller.

He married Elda Mae Standeford on Nov. 26, 1980 in Eugene.

He worked as a radio and communications technician for the state highway department. He was talented in many ways, making many wood carvings and bronze pieces.

Ed loved motorcycles and took several trips with his buddies. He was an avid reader. He loved family reunions. Ed was a generous and loving man and a devoted husband and father.

He and Elda were snowbirds and travelled to Yuma, Ariz. for 11 years. They enjoyed traveling and visited many states.

Ed and Elda were members of Riverside Christian Church for over 22 years.

Edward is survived by his wife, Elda Miller of Sweet Home; two daughters from previous marriages, Brandy Sanders of Wenatchee, Wash., and Melissa Miller of Sacramento, Calif.; two step-sons, Douglas Standeford of Eugene, and Gerald Standeford of Palmer, Alaska; siblings Betty Snyder of Washougal, Wash., Joyce Colley of Marcola, Virginia Witten of Arizona, Patty Halsell of Sweet Home, Phillip Miller of Springfield, and Loyce Goodwin of Sweet Home; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Bob Miller. He will be greatly missed.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.


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