Goshen News, Goshen, IN

December 7, 2012

Merritt R. Miller

March 13, 1926-Dec. 6, 2012


LaGRANGE — Merritt R. Miller, 86, died Thursday at Greencroft Goshen Health Care.

Mr. Miller was born March 13, 1926 in LaGrange County, to Ray M. and Elva (Miller) Miller.  They preceded him in death.

Mr. Miller lived most of his lifetime in LaGrange County.  He had worked at Kirsch Company in Middlebury and at Lambright Hatchery in LaGrange. Mr. Miller also drove Amish for many years.

Mr. Miller was married March 4, 1949 in Middlebury, to Gladys May Tyson. She preceded him in death April 2, 1991.

He is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Ruth A. Miller of LaGrange, and Nancy L. and Stewart Myers of Souderton, Pa.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Dorothy Timmons of Goshen.

He was also preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.

Visitation will be Monday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Emma Mennonite Church, 1900 S. 600 West, Topeka, where funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Craig Garber will officiate.

Burial will follow in Miller Cemetery in rural Shipshewana.

Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange, is handling the arrangements.

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

Memorials may be made to the Gideons.