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“Oh my, where to begin. I have such fond memories of Dan from school. He was so friendly, always a smile for everyone. It was always great seeing him...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Carolyn S Jones - Fort Dodge, IA

“Deb - I can't express enough how sorry I am for you loss. You were destined to marry such a sweet, handsome caring man; you and Dan were a perfect...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: annette wetteland - Des Moines, IA

“Growing up with Ian, this was always the place we wanted to hang out. So many good times, camping out, oregon trail, 2 on 2 basketball vs. our dads,...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Jake Zellweger - HIlton Head, SC

“As a 1969 classmate of Dan's, he was definitely one of the good guys; even a BEST guy. He was friendly, polite and a good dancer! I always picture...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Pepper - Boone, IA

“So sorry to learn of Dan's passing into God's presence. Our prayers go out to your family. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Teresa and Craig Davenport - IA

“Deb & family I'm so sorry for your loss. Will keep you in my thoughts & prayers during this difficult time ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Kathy Ahrens - Ogden, IA

“I would echo Stephen's thoughts. Dan was a great guy and friendly to a fault. I always enjoyed whatever interaction I had with Dan back in high...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Ron Carlson - Boone, IA - friend

“Dan was a wonderful classmate and friend in high school - so nice to everyone. He sat by me in biology and every day patiently took out my frog,...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Diana Plath Kading - Ankeny, IA

“We have many fine memories of Dan as a classmate, athlete, and friend. He was a devoted husband, father, grandparent, and business leader. Dan and...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Brian and Nancy Heineman - IA

“Saddens me to hear of his passing. Wonderful young man during our high school days. So sorry for your loss. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Pamlea Claussen - Marshalltown, IA

“I remember Dan as everyone's friend. He always had a smile and a hi how are you every time you saw him. I remember his dark framed glasses he wore....Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Stephen Oleson - Bennington, NE

“Debbie and family, I am so sorry. Praying that your faith in God will comfort you at this difficult time. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Marla Good - Bouton, IA - Cousins

“Sending much love. Many happy memories of life on the farm, 4H, Spinning Wheels, swimming pool, and more. Hugs! ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Kate Miller - Scottsdale, AZ

Dan Miller, 64, of Hermosa, South Dakota, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at his ranch in the Black Hills with family by his side.

Dan's wishes were to be cremated. A Celebration of Life will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, October 31, 2015, at Christ Lutheran Church, rural Bouton, Iowa. Rev. Max Phillips will officiate. Visitation will be Friday, from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m., with the family present to greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at Carson - Stapp Funeral Home in Ogden. For online obituaries and condolences please visit:

Daniel A. Miller was born on July 6, 1951, in Perry, Iowa, the son of Albert and Doris (Johnson) Miller. He graduated with the Ogden High School class of 1969, and went on to attend the University of Northern Iowa, graduating in 1974.

On December 16, 1972, Dan was united in marriage to Deb Bailey at Trinity Lutheran Church in Perry.

Survivors include his wife, Deb Miller of Hermosa, South Dakota; two sons, Ian (Amy) Miller of Kildeer, Illinois, and Heath (Kelly) Miller of Elkhorn, Nebraska; three grandchildren, Bryce, Allison, and Lincoln; one sister, Mary Mack of Delhi, Iowa; his mother in law, Velma Bailey of Bouton, Iowa; nephew, Pat (Jenny) Cook of Grand Junction, Iowa; and niece, Chelle Jermier of Norwalk, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his parents, and step-mother, Helen Miller.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.