Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

October 31, 2013

Anna Mae Miller

April 23, 1919-Oct. 30, 2013

LAGRANGE — Anna Mae Miller, 94, of died Wednesday at Miller’s Merry Manor in LaGrange.

Mrs. Miller was born April 23, 1919 in Custer County, Okla., to Benjamin S. and Deemy (Yoder) Yoder. They preceded her in death.

In 1937, she moved to LaGrange County from Kalona, Iowa. She worked for many years at Paramont Furniture in Sturgis, Mich. Mrs. Miller was a member of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in LaGrange and was a volunteer at LaGrange County Council on Aging and Life Care Center of LaGrange. Mrs. Miller was a beautiful seamstress and loved to make quilts.

On June 13, 1937 in Kalona, Iowa, she married Samuel J. Miller. He preceded her in death July 11, 1975.

Surviving are four daughters, Grace (Bill) Gallaway of Glendale, Ariz., Thelma (Walter) Elkins of Helmer, Ruby Heiman of Elkhart, and Patsy (Brian) Clark of Houghton Lake, Mich.; four sons, Melvin R. (Rita) Miller of LaGrange, Calvin J. (Betsy) Miller of LaGrange, Charles E. Miller of Bountiful, Utah, and Samuel Dean (Charlotte) Miller of Talladega, Ala.; 28 grandchildren; and 65 great-grandchildren and 23 great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Ben J. Yoder of California.

Also preceding her in death was a daughter, Elmeta M. Myers; two sons, Allen Dale Miller and Kenneth L. Miller; two sisters; and two brothers.

Visitation will be on Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Frurip-May Funeral Home, 309 W. Michigan St., LaGrange.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 797 N. Detroit St., LaGrange, with the Rev. Sandra Hutchens officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in LaGrange.

Memorials may be made to LaGrange County Council on Aging.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.fruripmayfuneralhome.com.

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