Date of Death: November 6, 2023

Service Details

Memorial services will be held Monday, November 13, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. at SouthGate Church, 3717 S. Michigan St., South Bend, IN with Pastor Mike Jacob officiating.

Obituary Notice

Daniel Miller II, 19, of Three Rivers, passed away Monday, November 6, 2023 in Kalamazoo.

He was born October 8, 2004 in Lansing, the son of Daniel Miller and Amy Colosky.

A 2023 Three Rivers High School graduate, Daniel earned a full-ride academic scholarship to Western Michigan University where he was studying to become a forest ranger.

Daniel was a hard worker who was employed at McDonald’s throughout high school; in his free time, he played online video games and enjoyed outdoor activities such as fishing and camping. He loved music, especially Green Day, and – never afraid to try new things – was starting to learn guitar.

Growing up, he loved the Three Rivers Water Festival – the highlight of his summer visits with his grandmother.

Daniel will be remembered as kind, loving, and always willing to lend a hand to anyone who needed it.

Remaining to cherish his memory are his father, Daniel Miller; mother, Amy Colosky; grandparents, Mona Miller, Paul Miller, and Denise Colosky; great-grandmother, Cynthia Miller; many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, John Colosky.

Additional Information

Donations in Daniel’s memory may be directed to St. Joseph County United Way c/o Suicide Prevention Taskforce. Envelopes are available at Hohner Funeral Home.

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  1. Your precious smile will never fade from my memory. Your sweet demeanor will never slip away from my recollection of you. Every year that went by I mourned the loss of our connection and knew how foolish I was to have never taken the time to tell you that loosing you was the very worst part of walking away. You were never a step-son but my son from the moment I first held you. Please forgive me. I’ll never be okay.

  2. I didn’t know Dan that well. I had him for a class. He was a sweet, kind, thoughtful, and caring person. He was quite bright and insightful. We went on an unforgettable camping trip together with the class and he made it even better. He will be missed. ❤️❤️❤️

  3. I used to take danny to school and to work when we worked together, we’d always hangout at work or in between school and work. He always had a joke to crack or something out of pocket to make everyone smile with him, he was just always so sweet and friendly. We love you Danny, and to the Miller family, I truly am sorry for your loss. Rest In Paradise my friend❤️

  4. I can’t believe he’s gone. He was the nicest kid. I had him in Biology, and then I was glad to have him back in Chemistry last year. The world will be a little less bright without you, Dan. Rest in peace. My condolences to the family–sending prayers for you.

  5. I am so sorry for your loss Miller family. Dan was a phenomenal student and person. I was so proud of Dan in so many ways. His smile and fun loving personality will surely be missed. I am so sorry.

  6. Danny, you were always special to Jada and I. You two fought like brother and sister for sure. Your mom and I would just sit back and laugh at you two. You will be greatly missed my guy. Save us a seat. This is not goodbye. This is see you later💙

  7. I knew Danny pretty well we did deca together and we’re in choir. He excelled at both. I will miss him so much❤️ I wish we had one more car ride together… We love you Danny❤️

  8. I didn’t really know Dan that well but he was in one of my classes. We went on camping trip together. He built a fire from scratch and I was so amazed and we had a good little conversation and he offered me snacks. He was the sweetest boy ever. My condolence go out to his family and friends 💗💗 Dan will be greatly missed!

  9. I am so sorry for the family’s loss, he was always positive and knew how to make people around him feel cared, always smiled and knew what to say when one was feeling down, I send prayers to the family and Rest in paradise Danny, I’ll miss you bro

  10. Danny was 1 of the first people I meet in my first year of highschool, and by talking to him,hanging out at the Gym and working along side him as a fellow Co-workers: I can say he ultimately became one of my closes friends, and he will always hold a special place in my heart.

  11. Danny was such an amazing guy to have in choir and he always made me laugh. He was such an incredible student and he made DECA comp so fun. He is missed by many and we love him! My condolences to his close family and friends🫶 Love you Danny Boy

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