December 8, 1956 - March 12, 2015


Ricki Lynn Miller, age 58, of Rush City, passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Fairview Southdale in Edina. He was born on December 8, 1956 in Bertha, MN the son of Philip and Pearl (Barnes) Miller.

Ricki grew up in Blaine, graduating from Coon Rapids High School. Following graduation he entered into the United States Navy in which he served for 4 years. Following his discharge from the Navy he attended Technical College. On May 3, 1980 he married Donna Dack in Pine City. The couple then moved and resided in Rush City for 29 years. Ricki worked as a Tool and Die Maker, Mold Repair Tech, and most recently as a Tool Estimator for Plastech Corporation in Rush City, where he worked for over 31 years. Ricki was a true outdoorsman and had a passion for woodworking and mechanic repair. He also loved driving in demolition derbies. Most of all he loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He was a child at heart jokester who lived life to the fullest. He will be dearly missed.

Ricki is survived by his wife Donna; children, Crystal (Ryan) Miller, Susan (Jerry) Miller and Jackie (Cody) Stone; grandchildren, Desiree, Jazman, Erika, Colin, Kiara, Noah, Angelica, Isha, Emily, Omerion and Priscilla; siblings, Judy (Ken) Brooks, Peggy (Roger) Gannon, Sandy Miller, Darrell (Terry) Miller, Gary (Sharon) Miller and Aaron (Loni) Miller; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his son Cory Miller; parents Philip and Pearl Miller; and nephews Brian Brooks and Philip Gannon.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 PM Friday, March 20, 2015 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Princeton and will continue one hour prior to the service on Saturday. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11AM Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Princeton. Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Milaca.