Lester Jacob Miller
1923 — 2023
Lester Jacob Miller, age 99, of Waunakee passed away peacefully on Friday, October 6, 2023 at home with family. He was 2 weeks away from his 100th birthday and now gets to spend it in heaven with his wife Betty. Lester was born on October 21, 1923 in East Bristol, Wisconsin. He was the son of Herbert and Dora (Goetzinger) Miller. As a young man he worked on the family farm until moving to Waunakee in 1936. He served in the U.S. Navy Seabees from 1945-1946. He worked for Carl F. Statz for 48 years as a mechanic until retirement in 1988. Lester married the love of his life Elizabeth (Betty) Speth on October 25, 1949. They were blessed with 68 years of marriage and 7 children. Les was a...