Togus : Maine
Burdette D. "Sonny" Miller, 90, died Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at the Veterans Administration Hospital .
He was born in Millinocket on August 5, 1919. He was the son of Burdette D. Miller, Sr and Emma F. Hogan Miller. He served with the U.S. Army during WWII in Hawaii. He worked at Great Northern Paper Company, Millinocket, in the Woodlands Department.
He was an avid outdoors-man. He spent most of his free time in the outdoors. He greatly loved dogs and enjoyed feeding the wild birds and squirrels. His last years were spent in the Bangor area where for many years he enjoyed marching in the Veteran's Day parade. He had a great appreciation for the Veterans who served our country.
He was predeceased by five sisters; Hazel Trueworthy, Ruth Husky, Edna, Edith, Minnie St Germaine and one brother, Howard Miller.
He is survived by 2 brothers Frank Miller of Framingham , MA., and Dorrence Miller of Umatilla, FL; 4 sisters, Elsie Boutin of East Millinocket, Elizabeth Jameson of Zephyr Hills FL., Mildred Hicks of North Pekin, IL and Marilyn Basque of Millinocket; several nieces and nephews, and a special great-niece, Laurie Schreier..
A memorial service with military honors will be held at a date to be determined in the summer at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta.
Arrangements are in the care of Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home, One Church St. , Augusta . Condolences to the family may be sent to www.khrfuneralhomes.com