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“Joyce, we are so sorry to hear about Steven. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this time. Chuck & Joan ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Charles & Joan Albi - Denver, CO

“Steven's Chess kids at Lincolnway, and my Chess kids at Andrew, always had several matches each year. Steven was always had a professional demeanor,...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Tom Orcutt - Orland Park, IL

“Grace & Joy, We are so sorry to hear about your father's passing. We always admired his passion for chess. We will always remember the time we spent...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Al, Victoria, Adam, & Alex Strunk

“Joyce and family I'm so sorry that you are having to go through this. You are in my thoughts and prayers. My deepest condolences! ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Trish Reinhardt - Seattle, WA

“Joyce, Sue and I are very sorry to learn of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. We will be having our annual...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Lynn Albi - Westminster - Family

“As a chess coach in Illinois, it was my pleasure to work with Steven during his tenure as the Illinois Chess Coaches Association President. We had...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Erik Czerwin - Rockford, IL

“Steven biked his way into many lives! We're happy he rode our way and made his life a part of ours. We crossed paths many times over. Often, we...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Barb and Dan Lawler - Homewood, IL

“I recall my first encounter with Steven on the bike trail and when I saw the size of his legs (specifically, his calves...lol), I said to myself,...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Vernon McCallum - Chicago, IL

“Mr. Miller was my coach for my first three years of competitive chess and really helped me improve my game and got me to love chess. He was always...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Nicholas Van Houghton - Mokena, IL

“I will be honest from the start, my oldest brother and I were not always close. Being the youngest child sometimes was awesome, other times not so...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Kerry Miller - Ozark, MO

“A man who obviously loved to ride the trail and who always greeted us in passing with a beautiful smile and friendly "good morning." Prayers to all...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Mary Farrell - New lenox, IL

“Hellooooo Steven,Is how I greet you every time I see you. Well Hello JD is your response. Every Saturday at 8am was a regular meeting time for us at...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Jim Davis - Frankfort, IL

“My dear riding buddy Steve, Our deepest sympathy to all of your family in this time of mourning. YOU were so full of life, laughter and giggles. You...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: PEGGY McEVILLY-REED and family - IL

“I am a cycling friend of Steven. I will miss him as I would see him often when cycling. A great guy with a special laughter. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Bill Lang - Frankfort, IL

“A loving husband and father and a great brother in law.Love, Roberta ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Roberta Albi - Denver, CO


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Steven Craig Miller

Age 59, of New Lenox formerly of Alton, passed away suddenly on December 14, 2016. Loving husband of Joyce Albi; beloved father of Grace and Joy Miller; dearest son of Bonnie (Bartlett) and the late William Miller; fond brother of Kerry (Terry) Miller, Jacki (Michael Nelson) Miller and Rory (Lori) Miller and cherished uncle to several nieces and nephews. Steven was formerly a Chess Coach at LincolnWay West and Central High Schools, a member of the Joliet Bike Club, Folks on Spoke and Major Taylor Bike Club. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Rd, New Lenox IL 60451 on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 from 3:00PM until 8:00PM. Funeral service held at Peace Lutheran Church 1900 E. Lincoln Highway. New Lenox IL 60451 on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 10:00AM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Dare2Tri Paratriathlon or ELCA Good Gifts would be appreciated. For Information www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-485-3700