Andre Miller, 1963-2017

Published 1:00 am Saturday, October 28, 2017

Andre Hubert Miller, 54, of Rochester died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, at his residence after a short battle with cancer.

Andre was born Jan. 18, 1963, in Sydney, Australia, to Harry and Maria (Dirix) Kalogerakos. He lived in Australia and Holland before moving to Albert Lea in 1969 with his family and stepfather, Ronald Miller.

Andre Miller

He graduated from school in Albert Lea in 1981. Andre married Diane Solheid on Nov. 6, 1992, at St. John’s Church near New Prague. The couple moved to Rochester. Andre graduated from Mankato State University and Faribault Technical College.  He worked for Olmsted Medical Center as a laboratory technician for 23 years, most recently at Mayo Clinic.

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Andre is survived by his wife, Diane; son, Sidney; daughter, Anya; father and stepmother Harry and Irene Kalogerakos; mother, Maria Miller; brother, Paul (Evelyn); sisters Deb (Paul) Rasmussen and Anastasia Kalogerakos;  mother- and father-in-law Ron and Lois Solheid; sisters-in-law Carol Solheid, Jean (Pat) Zuroski and Mary Frances Clardy; brothers-in-law Gary (Barb) Solheid, Bruce (Kara) Solheid, Jim (Mary) Solheid, Dan (Kris) Solheid, Dale (Anne) Solheid and Chris (Matt Massman) Solheid; and many nieces and nephews.

Andre was proceeded in death by his stepfather, Ronald Miller.

A memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Pius X Catholic Church with the Rev. Russell Scepaniak officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior.

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