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James F. Miller

June 27, 1932 — June 27, 2024

Cheyenne

James F. Miller, a man who touched the lives of many with his humor and unwavering faith, passed away in Cheyenne, WY, on June 27, 2024, his 92nd birthday. Born on June 27, 1932, in Obert, NE, Jim led a life full of remarkable experiences and cherished moments.

Jim served his country with pride as a paratrooper in the United States Army's 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg, NC. His dedication and bravery during his military service will always be remembered by those who knew him.

Jim had a wide array of hobbies and interests that brought him joy, including camping, golfing, hunting, fishing, trap shooting, chess, bowling, and playing cards and dominoes with friends and family. One of his proudest accomplishments was soloing a plane at the young age of 16, showcasing his adventurous spirit and determination. Jim and wife Darlene also operated a successful property management business in Cheyenne for 45 years.

Jim's faith and loved ones meant everything to him. He was an active member of Ascension Lutheran Church for 45 years. He shared nearly 70 years of marriage with his beloved wife Darlene, creating a lifetime of beautiful memories together. Jim is survived by his wife Darlene; children Dave (Diane), Debi (Bob), and Jeffrey; grandchildren Joe (Kristi) Tomporowski, Lindsay (Rick) Adams, Jessica (Aaron) Wales, and Jacy (Eric) Olsen; great-grandchildren Angelina (Duane) Trent, Joshua and Adalyn Wales, Taylor and Easton Tomporowski, and Eric, Payton and Ainsley Olsen; many special nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law Marcie Nash.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents Albert and Anna Miller and sister Delores Brown.

In remembrance of James F. Miller's life and legacy, a Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am on July 8th at Ascension Lutheran Church in Cheyenne. An inurnment will take place at Cheyenne National Cemetery on 7/18/2024 at 11:00 a.m. His warm smile, laugh, and kind heart will be dearly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.

If you would like to make a donation in James' name, please mail a check to Ascension Lutheran Church made out to the Jane Iverson Pipe Organ Fund. 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Monday, July 8, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

Ascension Lutheran Church

712 Storey Blvd., Cheyenne, WY 82009

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Reception

Monday, July 8, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Mountain time)

Ascension Lutheran Church

712 Storey Blvd., Cheyenne, WY 82009

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Burial

Thursday, July 18, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

Cheyenne National Cemetery

Hildreth Rd, Cheyenne, WY 82009

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