Obituary of Roland H. Miller
Mention was made last week of the passing of Roland H. Miller
of Minneapolis. He had suffered from a bad cold a few days previous
to his sudden illness of Thursday evening, Nov. 17th when he was
taken to St. Mary's hospital in that city where he passed away
at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday Nov. 19th. The members of his family
here left immediately when the call came for them Saturday but
death came before they reached him.
Roland H. Miller was born at Kiron May 6, 1902 and had reached
the age of 30 years, 6 months and 13 days. He grew to young manhood
in Kiron where he attended the public schools, also taking one
year of high school. He was ambitious in attaining an education
for which he worked untiringly and met with wonderful results.
Following his year of high school work here, he went to St. Paul
in 1919, where he entered Bethel Academy from which he was graduated
in June 1922. He then worked for a year in Minneapolis, whereupon
he entered the University of Minnesota, graduating in June 1927.
He was a member of the Honorary Commerce Fraternity, Beta Gamma
Sigma. Since his graduation from the University, he has held a
highly responsible position with the Touche-Nevine Company in
Minneapolis. In June 1931 he was authorized to practice as a Certified
Public Accountant. Mr. Miller's employers and those associated
with him in his work speak of his worth and ability in the most
Mr. Miller was united in marriage on June 15, 1927 to Miss Edith
Bjorkland of Minneapolis at Henning, Minn. They established their
home in Minneapolis. This union was blest with two daughters,
Yvonne 3 and Jean Marie 1.
He leaves to mourn his passing his grief stricken wife and two
daughters; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Miller of Kiron; three
sisters, Frances, Mrs. C. M. Anderson of Mondamin, Alice of Larabee
and Rosamond and one brother, De Witt of Kiron. He also leaves
a large number of relatives and hosts of friends.
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