Glenn E. Miller, age 97, formerly of Rochester, MN, passed away on April 13, 2022 at his assisted living facility in St. Paul. Preceded in death by parents, eight siblings and a niece. Born December 29, 1924 in Mt Palatine, IL, the 6th of ten children, Glenn saw combat action as a Marine in the Pacific in WWII, then attended art school in Chicago where he met his wife, June Schuh from Winona, MN. They married in 1947. After working in interior design studios in Chicago and Minneapolis Glenn and June moved to Rochester in 1951 where they opened their own business. Glenn Miller Interiors was a fixture in architecture and design in southeastern Minnesota and beyond for over sixty years receiving awards for residential and commercial design from the American Society of Interior Designers. Glenn was an active participant in the cultural, civic and political life of his community serving on committees to elect his preferred candidates, to plan for the preservation of the Governor’s Mansion in St Paul, and to build a veterans’ memorial in Rochester. Survived by June, his wife of nearly 75 years, daughter Kimerly (Stephen Brookfield) of St Paul, son Kevin (Patsy Shaughnessy) of Edina, grandchildren Sarah (Ben) Andreachi, Molly Brookfield, Colin Brookfield, Charlie Miller, a great-grandson, Daniel Andreachi, a sister, Clara Harvey of El Paso, IL and nieces and nephews throughout the U.S.
Visitation: May 22 at 11:30am-1pm in the Fireside Room.
Memorial Prayer Service: May 22 at 1pm in the Fireside Room and weather permitting will conclude outside at the Veteran’s Memorial at Soldier’s Field.
The family wishes to thank the staff of the Pillars of Highland Park for their compassionate care in his final days.
Due to COVID-19, masks and social distancing are encouraged.