Passed away Friday, October 5, 2018 at his home. Bernard was born December 4, 1943 in Hammond Indiana, the son of the late Laurent and Cora Miller and had lived in the area the past 50 years. Bernard worked as a Optician for many years. He was a jack of all trades, and loved spending time on the lake. Bernard had been a Trustee for Bloomingdale Township for many years as well. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and was truly a friend to everyone. More than anything though he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. Surviving are his children, Shannon (David) Mitchell, Shane (Lori) Miller, Amie (David) Brock, Chad (Laura) Miller; grandchildren, Danielle, Riley, Sean, Rae Daun, Gabriel, Kendall, Olivia, Colin, and Tater Tot; siblings, Patrick (Marsha) Miller, Gerard Miller, Timothy Miller and Rosemary (Greg) Granger; cousin / "sister" Beth Ann Kleinschmidt - Hecker; his former spouse Joyce Webster; many nieces,nephews and his beloved pets, Buddy, Mr. Bassett and Kitty. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers Laurent "Fuzzy" (Patricia) Miller and John Paul Miller. The family will meet friends on Wednesday from 2 - 4 PM and 6 - 8 PM at the Bloomingdale Chapel, D. L. Miller Funeral Home, www.dlmillerfuneralhome.com. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, 11 AM at St Jude Parish, Gobles. Interment will follow in Robinson Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to either the Bloomingdale Fire Department or Bloomingdale Township.