Robert Miller

Robert Miller, 92, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at Comfort House in Pella surrounded by his family. 

Services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, online at If you’re unable to live stream, a recording of the service will be available online after Oct. 10. A graveside service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in care of the family or to

Robert was born on July 29, 1928, in Dayton, Iowa, to Albert and Grace (Dailey) Miller. He was one of 11 children. On July 6, 1949, Robert married Alice Akers. They had two children. Robert was a hard worker and had many different jobs over the years, from farming, working at the Veterans Hospital in Knoxville, the Iowa Department of Transportation, and Parsons in Newton. Robert was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses on June 27, 1975, and so began decades of service to Jehovah. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Billy Miller and Richard Miller; and his sisters, Rosetta Houseman, Linda Canaday, and Dorothea Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Alice; his two daughters: Terry (Perry) Mendell and Tammy (Curtis) Brummel; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his siblings: Emma Pharoah, Mary Jo Duncan, Dean Miller, Judy Ball, and Barbara Lemke; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and his caring spiritual brothers and sisters.