Joseph Edward Miller Sr., 79, Portage, died Wednesday. He was born in Portage, son of Fredrick and Margaret Miller. Surviving are his wife, Phyllis (Swires); five children: Joseph, Margaret Nevarre, Rose Shauf, Anita Bonneau and Michael; seven grandchildren; and a brother, Albert. He was preceded in death by two sons: Fred and Jim; and a brother, Fred. Joe was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., Portage. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at noon Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Portage.