Steven Miller Obituary

Description: Steven Miller Obituary... Our Heartfelt Condolences To His Loved Ones...

Published: 01/19/2023
Byline: SECO News

Steven Miller

Saturday, October 2nd, 1954 - Wednesday, January 18th, 2023



Steve Miller passed into eternity on January 18, 2023 peacefully at his home. Steve was born on October 2, 1954 to Charles J. and Frances (Fif) Williams Miller in Grand Junction. The family moved to Rocky Ford in 1962 where Steve graduated from Rocky Ford High School with the class of 1973. He married Elaine Swartzendruber in 1977 and was able to celebrate 46 years of marriage. He had various jobs through his life including First Industrial Bank, Muth Farm Equipment, Kurtz Contractors, Rocky Ford Discount Tire and The Pipe Yard. He could do anything he set his mind to, including building 2 mountain homes. In his life he enjoyed snow and water skiing, speed boating, hunting, stock car racing, swimming parties at the home and vacations with several nieces and nephews. He helped build Valley Community Church and attended the River of Life Fellowship. He fought a courageous battle with ALS.

He is survived by his wife Elaine Miller, sister Diane Zimmerman and children: Casey (Dorothy) Day and Nikki Gramm, step-siblings: Chris (Denise) Lawton and Shelly Borg and children, Kris Crow, Shawn (Nancy) Borg, Marc Borg and Alizabeth Borg, in-laws: Dan (Becky) Swartzendurber and children Beth Swartzendurber, Amy (Nathan) Garard and David Swartzendurber, Carol (John) Yost and children: Janette (Jeff) Larison and Grant (Ashlee) Yost and Sue Swartzendurber. He was preceded in death by his parents: Charles J. and Frances M. Miller, in-laws Emery and Josephine Swartzendurber, nephews: Matthew Yost and Chance Nichols.
Friends who wish can make donations in Steve’s memory to the ALS Association, 10855 Dover St., Ste. 500, Westminster, CO 80021 or the Rocky Ford Fire Department, 300 S. Main St., Rocky Ford, CO 81067. Bellwood Ford Ustick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


When: Friday, January 27th, 2023 2:00pm
Location: River Of Life Fellowship - Address 127 Arkansas Ave. Ordway, CO 81063

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