Norman LaRoy Miller was born June 24th, 1918 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to George and Eva Miller. His father often referred to him as Bub.
Norman was drafted into the Army in 1942. He spent a short time out of the service doing different jobs but decided to rejoin the Army again in 1946, where he spent over 20 years in administration services, retiring in June 1963 as a SGT Major.
He married his wife Peggy on September 4, 1943 and they had 3 children, Ronald, David, and Steven.
Norman joined Fraternity Lodge No. 1111 on March 21, 1958 and was raised to Master Mason on May 30, 1958. He became an endowed member of Fraternity on the same day. Norman was also an endowed member of Five Points Lodge No. 1137 and an affiliated member of El Paso Lodge No. 130. He has served in many Offices within these 3 lodges including Worshipful Master and Chaplain. He served as Secretary for Fraternity Lodge No. 1111 for over 15 years. Norman also served as Grand Marshal from 1987 to 1988 and District Deputy Grand Master from 1982 to 1983. He was Chairman for the Committee of Lodges Under Dispensation in 1995 and a member of the Grievances and Appeals committee from 1985 to 1987. He received the Golden Trowel award on October 27, 1992 from Fraternity Lodge No. 1111. Norman served on the Masonic Funeral committee since 1963, and performed Masonic rights at over a 1000 funerals.
He joined the Scottish Rite in February 1959. He received his KCCH honors on October 19, 1965 and was coroneted 33° on November 17, 1973. He held many jobs within the Scottish Rite over the years including Degree Master, Duck, Membership Committee and Co-Chairman for the Reunion Program. He served as General Secretary of the El Paso Scottish Rite for 31 years, retiring as General Secretary at age 80, continuing to work as part of the Office staff until his passing.
The guys had a great time at the 2015 Tucker - Cochran Texas Scottish Rite Legacy Convocations!
Scottish Rite JROTC and Sojourner's awards presented by the El Paso Scottish Rite
It is with deep sorrow that we have to inform everybody of the passing of Brother Norm Miller, 33°
on June 14, 2015
Everybody had a great time at the Chuckwagon
Our 5 teams cooked up 200 pounds of brisket!
Many thanks to the Ladies from the OES - we couldn't have done it without you!