Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

October 3, 2013

Gaylord Miller

Jan. 5, 1931-Sept. 29, 2013

TOPEKA — Gaylord L. Miller, 82, died after an extended illness at 9:55 p.m. Sunday at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

He was born on Jan. 5, 1931 in Elkhart County, to Ivan and Erma (Miller) Miller. On Oct. 24, 1954, he married Marilyn Miller at Clinton Frame Church in Goshen.

He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Crystal Jones and Ceana (Troy) Dowdy both of Shipshewana; four sons, Craig (Peg) Miller of Shipshewana, Cameron (Kari) Miller of Middlebury, Cecil (Pam) Miller and Chad (Lora) Miller, both of Shipshewana; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandsons; two sisters, Carol (Allen) Zehr of Bedford and Evelyn (Ellsworth) Byler of Sturgis, Mich.; and two brothers, Maurice (Norma) Miller and Larry (Fran) Miller, both of Topeka.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Delmer and Ronald Miller.

He was a member of Emma Mennonite Church and a farmer. He had worked at Wolfe Grain in Shipshewana and drove truck for Edd’s Supply.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Emma Mennonite Church, 1900 S. 600 West, Topeka, where funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday. Services will be conducted by the Revs. Gene Hartman and Derrick Ramer.

Burial will be in Miller Cemetery in Shipshewana.

Memorial gifts may be given to Parkview Hospice.

Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared millerstewartfuneralhome.com.

 

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