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Loren LeRoy Miller, 77, of Raytown, Mo., formerly of La Cygne, Kan., died on Sunday, July 17, 2016, at Olathe Medical Center. Loren was born Oct. 13, 1938, in La Cygne to Grover Lorain “Bud” and Mary Enid (Morgan) Miller. He graduated from La Cygne Rural High School in the Class of 1956.

Loren was a carpenter by trade and worked in construction building homes and businesses. He retired from Kansas University Medical Center where he worked for 16 years in the maintenance department. Loren was a member of the Carpenter’s Union and Lions Club International.

Loren enjoyed working on his farm and gardening. He especially enjoyed spending time with his kids and grandkids.

Loren was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Roland Hurst Miller.

Survivors include two sons, Kent Miller of Parker, Kan., and Kevin Miller and wife Vickie of Butler, Mo.; two daughters, Tamela Null and husband Robert of Louisburg, Kan., and Tonguie Bandel and husband Roger of Perry, Kan.; three brothers, Larry D. Miller, Phillip R. Miller and Francis L. Miller; two sisters, Loleta A. Steed and Elaine Elliott; 11 grandchildren, Scott, Amber, Creston, Joshua, Brandon, Bettina, Emily, Kerri, Kevic, Keysha and Kaleb; and 21 great-grandchildren; and his special friend Elizabeth Sager.

A funeral service for Loren will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2016, at Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. A visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, July 22, 2016, at the La Cygne Chapel. Burial will follow in Ninety Six Cemetery, east of La Cygne. The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer’s Foundation in care of Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 304, La Cygne, KS 66040.

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