Donald Miller, 81, of Savage, formerly of Redwood Falls, passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017, in Apple Valley. Don was born January 5, 1936, in New Ulm, the son of Axel and Lillian (Fast) Miller. On September 25, 1955, Don married his high-school sweetheart Ethel Ellanson. They had four children, Kevin (Nancy) Miller of Redwood Falls, Sheryl (Noel) Kempfert of Prior Lake, Kari (Wayne) Nolden of Neenah, Wis. and Mark (Monica) Miller of Farmington. Don loved to travel with Ethel and spend time with nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was an excellent cook and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and an occasional round of golf. Don is preceded in death by his parents, Axel and Lillian; two brothers, Allan and Jerry and a sister, Margie. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to a cause of your choosing. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Ecumen Centennial House in Apple Valley for their support in his final days. Visitation is Tuesday, December 19 from 1-1:45 p.m., followed by funeral service at 2 p.m., all at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 13901 Fairview Dr., Burnsville. Interment Zion Cemetery in Hanska. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to donor’s choice. Arrangements with McNearney-Schmidt Funeral and Cremation, Shakopee, 952-445-2755. Condolences may be shared at