TORRINGTON, Wyoming — Allen A. Miller, 92, died on November 17, 2021 at his home surrounded by loved ones. At Allen’s request, there will be no memorial service. Arrangements are under the direction of Colyer Funeral Home and friends can send their condolences to the family at www.colyerfuneralhome.com. Cremation has taken place.
Allen was born November 2, 1929 in Morrill, Nebraska, son of Henry and Olinda (Lind) Miller. He was the fifth of six children. The family moved to the Torrington area and farmed. Growing up, they called her “Sunny”. He graduated from Torrington High School in 1947 and then attended the University of Wyoming for two years when he enlisted in the US Air Force. He was stationed at Strategic Air Command (SAC) headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. Allen served for four years in the Korean War and was deployed to Africa and French Morocco. Upon his release, he returned to the United States and spent time with his sister Wilma and husband RL Collinson at his veterinary clinic in Los Altos, Calif., Then worked at a ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming, where the townspeople of the East spent their vacations. Back home, he continued his agriculture and his cow / calf farm. On June 20, 1958, Allen married Betty J. Schreiner and the young couple bought their house in Torrington. In 1968 they bought the family farm with cultivated land and rangelands. He rented the OW Ranch northwest of Lusk, Wyoming, for 15 years. All the while continuing to farm Black Angus cow / calf. Allen developed A-Bar-B Country Estates out of his place of residence east of Torrington and became a real estate agent and sold real estate. After retiring from ranching, Allen worked for the US Postal Service as a federal rural transporter for 17 years.
Allen had a wonderful sense of humor that he held onto throughout his illness.
Survivors include his 63-year-old wife Betty and sister Dorothy Metz of Billings, Montana.
Allen was predeceased by his parents; brother Albert; sister Wilma, Erma and Irene; and three nephews.
Posted by Colyer Funeral Home on November 19, 2021.