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Dee Miller

March 22, 1940 — July 21, 2017

Bennett Dee Miller, “Dee” age 77, died July 21, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Center in Goodland.  Dee was born on March 22, 1940 in Benkelman, NE to Henry Bennett Miller and Joy Geneva Hester Miller.

Dee attended school in Goodland and graduated from Sherman County High School in 1958.  He served in the army from 1958-1961.  Dee worked as a federal aviation air traffic controller for 25 years, retiring in 1990.  In his retirement he farmed and did many odd jobs.

Dee married Shelby Hunt at Pilgrim Holiness Church in Goodland on June 22, 1962, and recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary.  They made their home in Goodland for many of their years together.

Dee loved to tailgate in the K-State “Fan-bulance” and attend K-State games in Manhattan.  He supported Goodland athletics by attending games, both home and away. He was very active in Topside Tipoff for years.  He loved helping with the fourth-grade Circus trips made possible by the Shriners.  He was a Mason and was active in the Elks lodge for several years.  Dee also had many hobbies including:  fishing, bowling, cards, and fantasy sports.

He is survived by his wife, Shelby of the home, sister Judy (Bob) Hill, Cleo Springs, OK; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, great-great-nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his son, Chad Miller; his parents, Bennett and Joy Miller; and a half brother and a half sister.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Goodland Regional Medical Center Auxiliary
and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735

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