Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Miller honored for military service
J R Miller (sitting, holding certificate) is a World War II veteran who is receiving care from HCI Hospice Care Services at
Clearview Home in Mount Ayr.
On June 4, Miller was honored for his military service with a special ceremony, pin and
certificate. The ceremony was part of a variety of special services offered to veterans by HCI Hospice Care Services.
Jake Dailey (standing, wearing hat) is a volunteer for the organizationís Veteran-to-Veteran program, which pairs
volunteers who are veterans with hospice patients who have served our country.
Family members and friends on hand to
help celebrate Miller's service include (L-R) Cindy Mitchell, HCI Hospice Care Services volunteer coordinator; Louise
Stamper; Guelda Barker; Joan Harvey; J R Miller; Meredith Dredge; Jake Dailey, Veteran-to-Veteran volunteer, HCI Care
Services; Colton Dredge; Adley Dredge; Maralyn Schlapia; and Terry Roberts, HCI Care Services spiritual care counselor.
To learn about becoming a Veteran-to-Veteran volunteer, please call Cindy Mitchell at (641) 464-2088.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2013
J. R. MILLER obituary