Daniel Henry Miller, 81
Dec. 17, 1934 ó Nov. 24, 2016
Daniel Henry Miller, resident of Shorehaven Retirement Community in Oconomowoc, joined his Lord on Nov. 25, 2016, after a short illness.
Dan was born in Milwaukee to Albert T. and Erna E. Miller on Dec. 17, 1934. Dan was an avid musician who started playing clarinet in grade school and continued to perform throughout his long life. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, he played in the concert and marching bands. The notes of his clarinet could be heard wherever he called home, including Madison, Wauwatosa, Random Lake, West Bend and the north woods. While he loved all types of music, he particularly enjoyed performing in his lederhosen with the Bavarians, a local German band in northern Wisconsin.
Dan is survived by his wife, Suzanne; children, Sharon Smith (Neal), James and Laura Curry; stepsons, Peter (Beth) and Charles Chladil (Jennifer); grandkids, Eric, Matthew, Jennifer and Emily; brother, David (Marion); sister-in-law, Marianne; and beloved nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parentsí brother, Gerald, and son-in-law, James Curry.
In honor of Danís love of music and support of higher education, any donations received will be used for the UW Marching Bandís ďAdopt a Band MemberĒ program.
Services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 30, at Shorehaven Retirement Community (1305 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc). Visitation starts at noon, followed by services at 2 p.m. with reception following the service. A private family interment will be held the following day.