Robert E. Miller


SPARTA, Wis-Robert E. Miller 91, of Sparta, died Sunday, January 2, 2022 at Mulder Health Care, West Salem. He was born on August 23, 1930 in Osakis, MN to Emil and Elsie Miller. Bob graduated from Alexandria High School in 1948. He then attended Minnesota School of Business where he majored in Sales and Advertising and minored in Accounting. Bob was raised on a farm in Hudson Township, Douglas County, rural Alexandria MN. The family then moved to the city of Alexandria in 1946.

Bob married Kathryn F. Kelsey on April 15, 1954. She passed away on December 13, 1980. They had a son, Robert Steven who preceded him in death on October 13, 1983.

Bob married Eileen Marie Meyer on June 7, 1986. They had two daughters, Renee (Mitchell) Ziegler and Stacey (Craig) Charlton; a son, Dan (Laura) Engelke; and three grandchildren, Liam and Madeline Ziegler and Jude Engelke.

A celebration of life for Bob will be held on July 22, 2022 at Union Lake in Alexandria, MN. Online condolences may be offered at

Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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