Russell K. Miller, 56, of Boden, died Friday, June 19, 2009, at his home. Private services will be at St. John Cemetery, Viola. Dennison Funeral Home, Viola, is assisting the family. A memorial Mass will be at a later date at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Matherville, where Russell was a member. Memorials may be made to the family or for Masses. He was born Dec. 27, 1952, in Rock Island, son of Drexel and Dolores Johnson Miller. Russell enjoyed helping on the farm and loved drinking Pepsi. Surviving are his parents, Drexel and Dolores Miller, Boden; sisters, Lisa Miller, Boden, and Missy (Dave) DeBacker, Aledo; brothers, Tom (Pat) Miller, New Windsor, Kevin (Dana) Miller, Viola, and Mike (Erin) Miller, Aledo; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by sisters, Karon and Teresa; and a brother, John.