Jack A. Miller

MONTEZUMA - Jack A. Miller, age 85, died June 19, 2020 at Homestead Assisted Living in Garden City. He was born on January 20, 1935 in Needles, CA, the son of Arthur and Lily Beavers Miller.


The family moved to Hutchinson when Jack was a young child. Jack graduated from Buhler High School in 1953. After graduation, Jack enlisted in the United States Navy. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education in 1960. While at Hays, he met Bonnie Kreie. They were married on June 14, 1959. In 1986, they moved to Macksville, where Jack was principal and later Superintendent of Schools until his retirement in 1998.


Jack is survived by two sons, Matt Miller of Lakin and Mike Miller of Montezuma; a daughter, Jodi Stover of Neodesha; a sister, Ruth Wilcoxen of Hutchinson; 10 grandchildren; and a great granddaughter. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bonnie; and three sisters, Shirley Broegman, Margaret Crisp, and Juanita Klug.


Funeral service will be held at Montezuma United Methodist Church on June 25, 2020 at 10 a.m.. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. June 25, 2020 at the Stafford Cemetery with Military Honors by the United States Navy Honor Guard. Visitation will be at Swaim Funeral Chapel, Montezuma on June 24, 2020 from noon to 8 p.m. Memorials are suggested to Montezuma Township Library in care of the funeral home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.