In Memory

Dwight Gene Miller - Class Of 1946

Dwight Gene Miller

Dwight Gene Miller

Jan. 25, 1928 - Jan. 6, 2019

SOUTH BEND, IN - Dwight Gene Miller, 90, of South Bend, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019, at Millers Merry Manor, New Carlisle. Dwight was born January 25, 1928, in South Bend to the late Bernice Irene (Ritter) and Elmer Jay Miller. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Shirley A. Rooks. On December 10, 1948 in South Bend, Dwight married Sally Jean (Long), who passed away August 7, 2015. He was a graduate of Central High School, and a member or Northwest United Methodist Church. Dwight worked for Sheet Metal Workers Local Union #20. He is survived by three daughters, Hope N. Buck (Ron) of South Bend, Pamela K. Cosman (John) of New Carlisle, and Lori J. Miller of Lafayette, IN; four grandchildren, Sally J. Franciskovich (Steven), Sharon J. Coffman (Jamey), Ronald L. Buck Jr. (Angie), and Olivia S. Quirk (James Limerick); and three great-grandchildren, Alexander Coffman, Brandon Franciskovich, and Dylan Coffman. He especially loved his Maltese, “Emma”. A private family graveside service will be held at Highland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Northwest United Methodist Church, 21855 Brick Road, South Bend, IN 46628. Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at

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