Knife Maker Skip Miller Passes Away


Knife maker John Keith “Skip” Miller of Keystone, South Dakota, died Jan. 22. He was 69.

A member of the Professional Knifemakers Association, Skip had made knives since 1994, winning a number of awards for them in the process.

Surviving him are his wife, Vicki; mother, Mae Miller; sister, JoAnn Girten; sons and family; daughter and son-in-law, Brandi and Dan Tackett; and grandson, Nash.

Memorials in memory of Skip may be made to Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, 1317 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314.


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