Dan K. Miller: 1938-2021


Dan K. Miller, 83, of Pe Ell, Washington, passed away on Dec. 31, 2021 at Chehalis West Assisted Living Center. Dan was born in Dryad, Washington, on Oct. 12, 1938, to William and Rosabell (Belcher) Miller. After graduating from Pe Ell High School in 1957, Dan joined the U.S. Marine Corp, serving from 1957 to 1959. Upon returning home, Dan began his lifelong career with Weyerhaeuser in 1959 until he retired in 2000. He was also a retired Pe Ell volunteer fireman.

Dan married Susan Smaciarz of Pe Ell, Washington, on Sept. 16, 1961. Dan and Susan celebrated their 60th anniversary in 2021.

Dan is survived by his wife, Susan; children, Mark (Lisa) Miller, Stacey (Tony) Drevniak, Mike (Deanna) Miller and Tory (Zeke) Duncan; grandchildren, Cassie (Mark) Lewis, Tyson (Tarin) Drevniak, Kenny (Kaylene) Miller, Tyson Stephens, Megan Miller, Daniel (Jessica) Duncan, Tiffany (Tanner) Wilson, Mattie Miller, MacKenzie Duncan and Dawson Duncan; and great-grandchildren Kelsie Lewis, Bennett and Berkeley Drevniak, and Cohen Smith. He is also survived by a sister, Patsy Daigle, and several nephews and nieces who he enjoyed frequent phone calls with.

A private family service will be held at a later date.