Jim D. Miles, age 82, of Sidney, NE, passed away in Aurora, CO on Wednesday, November 29, 2023. Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 16th, 2023, at the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel in Sidney with Pastor Leon “Bud” Gillespie officiating. Services will conclude at the funeral home. Jim’s services will be livestreamed on the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel Facebook page and recorded for later viewing on the website.

Friends may stop at the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel on Friday, December 15th from 1:00PM–6:00 P.M. to sign Jim’s book. Memorials may be made in care of the family for a later designation.

You may view Jim’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at www.gehrigstittchapel.com. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Jim’s care and funeral arrangements.

Jim was born on December 5, 1940, in Sterling, CO. He married Bonita R. Merklin on December 3, 1973, and raised a family on a farm outside of Lodgepole, NE. He enjoyed Hunting and Fishing, as well as Camping at Lake McConaughy. He was also musically inclined, able to play piano, guitar, and accordion. After 50+ years on the farm, he and his wife then moved to Sidney, NE to be closer to family.

He is survived by his wife, Bonita. Survivors also include his daughters: Paulette Miles of Zelienople, PA, Lisa Cutler of Kansas City, MO, Sandy Miles of Sidney, NE, and Candy Chaon of Sidney, NE, his grandchildren: Katie Miles-Bryant of Moline, KS, Kari Allen of Moline, KS, Mick Bond of Kansas City, MO, Chris Bond of Kansas City, MO, Alec Bond of Kansas City, MO, Savanna Miles of Anacortes, WA, Kevin Miller of North Platte, NE, Alexia Miller of Sidney, NE, Nolan Miller of Sidney, NE, Dylan Chaon of Sidney, NE, three great-grandchildren, and extended family.

The Family would like to thank all of those who helped Jim during this time, your kindness and consideration is so much appreciated.