Bill was born May 27, 1937 in Geneseo the son of Ralph W. and Maxine E. (Lund) Miller. He graduated from Geneseo High School in 1955. Bill married Shelby J. Betcher on Dec. 1, 1957 in Geneseo. She died on May 2, 2009. Bill was a lifelong farmer in the Osco and Edford Townships. In his early years he had also worked at Hedman and Anderson Lumber Yard, Geneseo.
Bill enjoyed playing cards, golf, boating, attending auctions, making clocks and other woodworking. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and sharing Skittles candies with them and others.
Survivors include four sons, Duane (Barb) Miller, Osco, Terry (Deb) Miller, Orion, Rollin Miller, Osco and Rodney (Theresa) Miller, Osco. Also surviving are ten grandchildren, Ryan (Michelle) Rasmussen, Brady (Laurie) Rasmussen, Tara Miller, Brian (Amanda) Miller, Lindsey (Alex Gustafson) Miller, Alex Miller, Kyle Miller, Nick Miller, Jacob Miller, and Haillie Miller, three great grandchildren, Sydney, Tyler and Nora Rasmussen, sister, Fran (Bill) Westerlund, Orion and brother, Roger Miller, Geneseo. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife. Video Tribute may be viewed and condolences expressed by visiting Bill’s obituary at www.stackhousemoore.com