Jack Miller

Jack Miller

Jack D. Miller, 89, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 18, 2019, at his home in Brea, California, with his beloved wife of 39 years, Jan, by his side.Jack was born on March 4, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan to Helen and Robert E. Miller.His youth was spent growing up along the Ohio River in the small town of Metropolis, where he was well known for his athleticism and crafty sense of humor. He graduated from Metropolis High School in 1949 and went on to attend Parsons College in Fairfield, Iowa, graduat-ing in 1953.He married his first wife, Bonnie A. Blattner, in Sigourney, Iowa, in 1952. Together they had three children.In 1954, he entered the U.S. Army and served his country while stationed in Stuttgart, Germany.He moved his young family from the farmlands of Iowa to Los Alamitos, California in 1964 where he went on to build a successful career as an investment advisor and branch manager for Investors Diversified Services/American Express.In 1980 he married the love of his life, Janet M. Harsch-Vincent, at Garden Grove Community Church, where they had met. Jack and Jan enjoyed an active life together traveling and spending time in the company of friends and their large blended family. Jack was an avid tennis player and enjoyed participating in investment clubs, watching Angels base-ball and youth mentoring through Big Brothers and Sisters of OC. Genealogical research recently revealed that Jack’s family roots extend back to colonial America with ancestors arriving on the Mayflower.Left to honor Jack and his devoted love of family are his wife, Janet Miller, and her daughters, Sandra Nelson and husband Mark and Susan Vincent Bishop; his children, Todd Miller, Randy Miller and wife Diane and Becky Kaluahine and husband Scott; his grandchildren, Mitchell and Danielle Miller, Jacob Kaluahine, Kanoe Kaluahine-Le, Bonnie Miller Piper, Jared, Jake and Hunter Nelson and Nick, Zach and Aly Bishop; his former spouse, Bonnie Baccus; and one nephew, Jeff Lasley.He was preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Lasley; and one brother, Robert Miller.To honor Jack’s memory, the family suggests that donations be made to the Parkinson’s Association of Orange County.—Paid Obituary—

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