Scott J. Miller, 51

Scott Jay Miller, age 51, of Howard Lake, passed away at his home Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014.

A visitation will take place Monday, Aug. 11, from 4 to 6 p.m., with a prayer service at 5 p.m. at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Howard Lake.

The Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Howard Lake is handling the arrangements.

Scott grew up in Georgetown, and graduated from Moorhead High School. He attended Farrier Horseshoeing School and worked for a while doing many things.

Scott was a member of the United States Marine Corp from 1988 to 1992. Following his service, he moved to Howard Lake, where he worked as a farrier and did part-time jobs, and then working full time at Dura Supreme in Howard Lake.

Scott enjoyed participating in reenactments of Old West life and events. He was a member of the Old West Regulators and the Old West Society of Minnesota. Scott also enjoyed woodworking and shooting.

In June, Scott married his wife, Shellie.

He is survived by wife Shellie; parents Don and Fern of Fargo; brothers Milo (Barb) of Buffalo, and Mike of Moorhead; stepchildren Miranda and Jasmine Bratton; and a grandson on the way.

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