Opelousas- A Funeral Service will be held for Wilfred John Miller on Monday, February 22, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home Chapel of Opelousas. Deacon Sammi Diesi will conduct the service. Burial will follow at Bellevue Memorial Park.
Wilfred entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at the age of 93, at The Carpenter House in Lafayette.
Wilfred served his country proudly in the United States Army from 1945-1947 during World War II. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Joyce Bergeron Miller of Opelousas; children, Shirley Edmond (Nelson) of Opelousas; Judith Ventre (Karl) of Lafayette, Marinell Ortego of Opelousas and Terry Miller (Janet) of Opelousas; 10 grandchildren, Tricia Williams, Misty Fontenot, Guy Edmond, Mandy Patton, Emile Ventre, Marie Bacelieri, Christopher Ventre, Paul Ortego, Daniel Miller and Sarah Miller; 16 great-grandchildren; and brother, Wilton Miller.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Daniel Miller and Marie Vaniola Dugas Miller; son-in-law, Bryan Ortego; 2 great-grandchildren; sibilings, Beaulah, Ella, Evelyn, Wilma, Leta, Roman, Aurelia, Mable, Nola and Numa.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 21, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas. The rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. The funeral home will reopen on Monday from 8:00 a.m. until time of service.
Pallbearers will be Guy Edmond, Emile Ventre, Christopher Ventre, Paul Ortego, Daniel Miller and Seth Newman.
Honorary Pallbearers; Dylan Edmond and Logan Patton.
Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.
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