David V. Miller

David V. Miller, age 80, of Tecumseh, Mich., passed away peacefully, January 24, 2024 at home, surrounded by his family. He was born June 27, 1943, in Ann Arbor, Mich., the son of Bud and Thelma (Engle) Miller. On September 23, 1967, he married Pat Ruoff in Dundee, Mich. at St. Johns Lutheran Church. She survives.

Dave was a graduate of Dundee High School, Class of 1962. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving during the Vietnam Era.Dave was retired from General Motors Corporation. He also was a groundskeeper at Tecumseh Country Club, a job he really loved. Dave proudly served as a board member for TLC Credit Union. He loved going to car cruises with his fellow car enthusiast buddies. Dave had a special love for Chevrolet Corvettes. He also enjoyed deer hunting and going salmon fishing in Manistee, Mich.

In addition to his wife Pat, he is survived by daughter, Becky VanNieuwenhze; grandson, Andrew (Megan) Williams; granddaughter, Alexis (Eliot) Zellers; great-grandson, Riley Nicely; nephew, Chet Collins; and special niece, Cassa Gray.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Cathy Kelley.

The Miller Family would like to acknowledge Heather Fee of Elara Caring Hospice for her exceptional loving care.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3, at Purse Martinez Funeral Home, Tecumseh, with Rev. Eric Hickman officiating. Military honors will be performed by the Tecumseh American Legion Post #34 & Tecumseh VFW Post #4187 Funeral Honors Team.

Visitation will also take place on Saturday, Feb. 3, at Purse Martinez Funeral Home from 11 a.m. until time of memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Elara Caring Hospice. Condolences may be offered online at pursemartinez.com. 


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