A graveside service for Reinhold Miller, 85, of Waconia and formerly of Norwood Young America, was held on Monday at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, with the Rev. Bill Seefeldt officiating.
Mr. Miller died on Aug. 19, 1998, at the Good Samaritan Home in Waconia.
Mr. Miller was born on June 8, 1913 to John and Mary (Istel) Miller. He grew up, attended school and farmed in the Young America area and also spent time at Maple Plain.
During World War II, he served his country in the U. S. Army with active service from May 12, 1942 through July 26, 1945. He served in Italy with the 337th Infantry Regiment, and was wounded in action.
As well as a bronze star and various ribbons, he was also awarded a purple heart. He became a member of the V.F.W. Post No. 5462.
Recently, Mr. Miller has resided at the Waconia Good Samaritan Center.
Mr. Miller is survived by his brother, John Miller of Watertown, as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant brother, Lawrence Miller; and two sisters, Rose Dagnault and Mathilda Itschert.
Arrangements by the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Norwood Young America.
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