Ralph "Fossil" A. Miller
Funeral services will be held for Ralph "Fossil" A. Miller of Random Lake at 7 p.m. this evening, May 3, at the Mueller Funeral home in Cedarburg. Ralph passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2007 at the age of 69. The Rev. Bill Ronzheimer will officiate the funeral service. Visitation will be held at the funeral home today, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., prior to the service.
Ralph A. Miller was born on July 13, 1937 in Port Washington, son of Joseph Miller and Dorothy Krause.
Ralph loved his outdoors, especially hunting and fishing with his sons and grandkids. In fact, he was more than willing to wet a line or sit a stump with just about anyone who was willing or brave enough to do so. Ralph or "Fossil" as he was affectionately known, loved to go camping and enjoyed the company of family and friends at J & S Rivers Bend Resort. Ralph retired from Mercury Marine where he worked loyally for over 30 years. After retiring, Ralph began working at Advanced Cast Stone Recycling and operated a mower at Fireridge Golf Course. During any spare time Ralph loved to sit and watch TV with his best buddy "Happy," his cat, or collect things, as he was such a packrat (his family really thanks him for that).
Ralph is survived by his wife Suzanne (nee Wolf); his sons Ralph Jr. (Lori) and Marshal (friend Julie) of Beaver Dam; his brother Joe (Jane) Miller of West Bend; and his grandchildren Steven, James, Samantha, Brittany and Jacob.
Ralph was preceded in death by his beloved daughter Michelle Miller; his parents; his brother Lester (Doreen) Miller; and his sister Patricia Kelsow.