October 5, 1944 - January 13, 2019
Alan L. Miller of Grand Ledge passed away January 13, 2019 in Lansing. Alan was born October 5, 1944 in Kalamazoo, Michigan to the late Colin B. and Charlotte A. (Ackley) Miller. He grew up in Huntington, West Virginia and went on to receive a Bachelor’s Degree from Kalamazoo College, attended Marshall University, and then graduated from the University of Michigan with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. Alan managed the budget for the Detroit Police Department before moving to Grand Ledge where he did the same work for the Eaton Rapids Public Schools. Alan loved journalism and after retirement started writing and reporting in the Grand Ledge Independent. This was one of his passions and it brought him fulfillment and purpose. He served the Grand Ledge community through various boards bringing years of experience and valuable insight, most recently serving as a Commissioner in the development of a new charter for the City of Grand Ledge. Alan was a member of the Grand Ledge Lions Club, enjoyed traveling, music and art. He also loved to cook and was famous for the cookies that he made and looked forward to working together with his grandsons on woodworking projects. Alan is survived by his wife of over 50 years, Cecil (Pelter); children, Elizabeth (Jeremy) Miller-Gershfeld and F. Paul Miller; grandsons, Levi and Oscar; siblings, Mary (John) Dunkin, Andrew (Sherry) Miller and Matthew (Beth Wehrle) Miller along with numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. A Celebrations of Alan’s life will be held Thursday, January 17, 2019, 11:00 a.m at Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church with The Reverend Cindy Skutar, officiating. Visitation will be at the church Thursday from 10-11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions in Alan’s name may be given to the Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church, 411 Harrison Street, Grand Ledge, Michigan 48837. Arrangements by the Holihan-Atkin-Barclay Funeral Home, Grand Ledge.
Alan L. Miller of Grand Ledge passed away January 13, 2019 in Lansing. Alan was born October 5, 1944 in Kalamazoo, Michigan to the late Colin B. and Charlotte A. (Ackley) Miller. He grew up in Huntington, West Virginia and went on to receive... View Obituary & Service Information
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