Charles G. Miller, 85


Charles G. Miller, 85, passed away Sept. 16, 2018, surrounded by his family. Survived by his wife of 60 years, Marie Miller; daughter, Angela (Matt) Kottenstette; grandchildren, Nicholas and Gianna Cardinal, and Cole Kottenstette, Pueblo, Colo., Christine (John) Christiansen, Peyton, Colo., Christopher (Angela) Miller, Parker, Colo., Christian and Jenna Miller, Denver, Colo.; sisters, Mary Ellen (David) Hadad, Trinidad, Colo., Jean (Earl) Kiddie, Pueblo, Colo.; sisters-in-law, Gerry Yoakum, Lakewood, Colo., Christine Brabb, Pueblo, Colo.; brothers-in-law, Ken (Linda) Kloubec, Alexandria, Minn., John (Trina) Cuzzetto, Pueblo, Colo.; also survived by six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Lyle and Ellen Miller; sister, Joyce Kloubec; and son, Charlie Miller. 

Charles was born on August 19, 1933, in Kilkenny, Minn. He was raised on the family farm. In 1951, he graduated from Waterville High School in Waterville, Minn. He graduated from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minn., and after graduation, entered the Army. He took his first teaching and coaching job in Aguilar, Colo., where he met and married Marie Cuzzetto. They moved to Pueblo in 1958 and enjoyed a long teaching career with school district 60. He completed his Master’s Degree in education at the University of Northern Colorado while raising his family. He also enjoyed a long career officiating basketball and football games for local high schools. 

Charles was a member of Holy Family Parish for over 50 years. He cherished the friendships he found there. He loved family, football, and fishing. Special thanks to dear friends, Mike and Connie Gravelle, Charlie and Susan Crockett, and Sangre De Cristo Hospice. 

Funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, Holy Family Church, 2827 Lakeview Ave., with The Rev. Father Tomas A. Carvajal-Basto as celebrant. Interment will be held in Aguilar, Colo. at a later date. “You’re One In A Million!” Online condolences,


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