Roger D. Miller
Roger Dean Miller, 71, of Berne passed away on Friday, September 27, 2013 at Swiss Village in Berne. He was born on May 6, 1942 to Maurice and Edith (Habegger) Miller.
He graduated from Berne-French High School and was in a computer programmer training program established for disabled individuals by IBM in Indianapolis. He retired from IBM at Lincoln Life as an information technology specialist. He also worked for Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, Mutual Security Life Company, and E.P. Graphics in Berne.
He has been involved with the League for the Blind and Disabled, Turnstone Center for Disabled Children and Adults, and United Way in Fort Wayne, serving on boards and working in an advisory capacity. He provided peer support for spinal cord disabled individuals at area hospitals. He attended Brookside Community (Mennonite) Church in Fort Wayne.
He is survived by his father; sister, Nancy (Don) Egley of Decatur; two nieces, Kami (Ed) Miller Ulmer of Henniker, New Hampshire; and Jody (Quinn) Egley Hirschy of Fort Wayne; and great nieces and nephew, Aria and Arden Ulmer; and Caroline and William Hirschy.
He was preceded in death by his mother; and brother, Wayne Edward.
Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, September 30 and one hour prior to the 10:00 a.m. funeral service on Tuesday, October 1 at the Swiss Village Chapel in Berne. Officiating will be Pastor James Compton. Burial will take place at a later date at Springhill (Backesto) Cemetery in rural Berne.
Memorials may be made to Youth for Christ, Turnstone Center for Disabled Children and Adults, League for the Blind and Disabled, or Swiss Village Samaritan Fund.
Arrangements provided by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne. Sign the guest book online at www.yagerkirchhofer.com.