Goshen News, Goshen, IN


December 16, 2013

Louise Ellen Miller

July 31, 1949-Dec. 14, 2013

NAPPANEE — Louise Ellen Miller, age 64, of 24314 C.R. 46, Nappanee, died unexpectedly at 7:20 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at IU Health Goshen Hospital emergency room of natural causes.

She was born July 31, 1949, in Elkhart to the late Edward H. and Sylvia Leona (Yoder) Hochstetler.

Louise married Ezra L. Miller, Oct. 12, 1967, in Nappanee at her family home.

Mrs. Miller has lived her lifetime in this area. She was a homemaker and worked part time at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

Mrs. Miller is survived by her husband, Ezra; daughters, Lorrina Pearl (Joseph) Whetstone, Rome City, Lorretta Linn (David) Johnson, Margaret Lynae (Joshua) Menzie, Kathryn Elaine (Cornellius) Castello, Shirley Ann Null, Delilah Fern (Samual) Barehona, Cynthia Louise Miller, all of Nappanee, Rossetta Marie (Brian) Yoder, Wisconsin; sons, Ezra Leroy (Christine Buyers) Miller, Leesburg, Herbert Eugene Miller, Syracuse, Keneth Lamar (Pamala Gregorouch) Miller, Walkerton; 35 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; sisters, Wilma Irene (R.E.) Borkholder, Nappanee, Frances Elaine (Merlin “Black”) Schwartz, Etna Green, Dawn Marie (Earl) Miller, New Paris, Teresa Fern (Brian) Emmons, Goshen; brothers, Duwayne Hochstetler, Alan Lee (Sharon) Hochstetler, Phil Robin (Kathryn) Hochstetler, Warren Scott (Rachel) Hochstetler, all of Nappanee, Larry (Mary Alice) Hochstetler, Shipshewana, Dennis Eugene (Renee’) Hochstetler, Florida, and Lavon Dean Hochstetler, Bourbon.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, LaVerda J. Whetstone; a son-in-law, J. D. Null; and a brother Norman Ray Hochstetler.

Family and friends may call after 5 p.m. today and all day Tuesday at the family residence. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Mark Miller Residence (23530 C.R. 52). Home Ministry of the Old Order Amish Church will officiate and burial will be in Union Center West Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.

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