Craig Miner Hillerns, age 66, passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017. He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Leo Hillerns and Cheri Miner. He is survived by his wife, Janice; sister, Darcee Sobraske; children: Lori (Ken) Essig, Randy Heutmaker and Michael (Casey) Heutmaker. He adored his nieces and nephews, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Craig enjoyed spending time with family, tending to his plants, tinkering on projects and learning new things. His smile and laugh lit up a room and his joyful spirit will live on in his many loved ones. Memorial will be held at the Preserve Association at 11221 Anderson Lakes Parkway, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 from 1:00PM-4:00PM with a service at 2:00PM on March 19th, 2017. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the COPD Foundation in Craig's name at www.copdfoundation.org.