John C. Miller Sr.

–  04/17/2016


John C. Miller age 78 of Villa Park, IL. Beloved husband of the late Florence Miller. Loving father of John C. Jr (Rita) Miller and Joanne Miller (Carlos Valasquez). Dear grandfather of Joseph, John C. III and Kelly Miller.

Former Cook County Sheriff’s Deputy, baker at Ruth’s Bakery and Catering. Former Village of Villa Park Street Department foreman for 35 years. From 1957 until 1970 John supervised the “What Next” drag racing team of Chicago, sponsored by Reed’s Texaco of Chicago, IL. Team members included Dick Harrell, Dean Powell, Gary Powell, Leo Bousche, Mel Venn and Ralph Venn.

John served with honor in the U.S. Army in between The Korean War and the onset of The Vietnam War. A loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all that he met.

Visitation on Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Avenue, Villa Park, IL. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery to be held at a later date.



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