Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

May 21, 2013

Loretta O. Miller

LAGRANGE — Loretta O. Miller, 38, died at 7:50 a.m. Tuesday at Elkhart General Hospital after a three year battle with cancer.

She was born Feb. 25, 1975 in Goshen, to Ora D. and Lorene (Miller) Lehman.

On June 15, 1994, she married LaVern D. Miller in Goshen.

She is survived by her husband ; four daughters, Sue Ann, Lorene Kay, Marilyn L. and Linda L. Miller, all at home; six sons, Duane L., Marcus L., Wilbur L., Marion L., Marlin L. and Lavon L. Miller, all at home; two sisters, LouAnn (Cristie A.) Bontrager of Clare, Mich., and Wilma Jean (Stephen Jay) Miller of Shipshewana; three brothers, LaVern (Marla Ann) Lehman of Goshen, Larry (Darlene) Lehman of Middlebury, and Devon (Neda Fern) Lehman of Goshen; and her grandmother, Anna Miller of Cambria, Wis.

She was preceded in death by an infant brother, Daniel Lehman.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will take place after 1 p.m. today and all day Thursday at the family’s residence, 1460 S. 300 West, LaGrange.

Funeral services will begin at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Orla Bontrager residence, 1905 S. 300 West, LaGrange. Services will be conducted by Bishop Delbert Mast and the home ministers.

Burial will be in Beechy Cemetery, LaGrange.

Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, is handling arrangements. To leave a message of condolence for the family, visit millerstewartfuneralhome.com.

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