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(July 16, 1961 – August 15, 2012)

Stuart Edward Miller, 51, was born in Midland, Michigan on July 16, 1961 to Richard and Gloria (Huggard) Miller Bukowski. He was raised in Midland but resided in the Detroit area for the past 20 years. He died August 15, 2012. Stu graduated from H. H. Dow High School in 1979. He had Bachelor?ÇÖs Degrees from Michigan State University and Central Michigan University plus an MBA from Wayne State University. He was a Systems Analyst for Comerica Bank in Rochester Hills, Michigan for over 10 years. He was a nice and loving man who loved pets, and volunteered at the Guardian Angel Animal Rescue. He was a very knowledgeable and well-read person. He seemed to know something about everything. He loved to watch his favorite sports teams, the Detroit Tigers and Michigan State Spartans. He liked to play golf and was a life-long student of World War II history. Stu was pre-deceased by his father Richard Miller. Stu will be missed by his Mother, Gloria, his step-dad, Richard Bukowski, and his brothers, Steven (Victoria) Miller, Scott (Judy) Miller, step-siblings Pam Bukowski, Denise Kintner, and Greg Bukowski, nieces and nephews, Ryan Miller, Brittany Miller, Gabriel Miller and Alexandra Miller, step-nephews Corey Elmquist, Paul Hencke, Douglas Hencke-Miller, James Kintner, and step-nieces Shannon Kintner and Megan Jacobs. The family will greet friends and family at the Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly Road on Monday, August 20 from 4-7 p.m. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Dr. Lisa Mcilvenna from the First United Methodist Church, is Tuesday, August 21 at 11:00 a.m. The family will be present at 10:00 a.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Humane Society of Midland County, 4371 E. Ashman St., Midland, MI 48640 or Guardian Angel Animal Rescue, PO Box 511309, Livonia, MI 48151. Online condolences can be left at www.smithminer.com