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owen miller

Posted on Nov. 17, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.

March 14, 1941 - Nov. 15, 2012

NAPPANEE — Owen Miller, 71, of Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa and formerly of Nappanee, died at 9:40 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Goshen IU Health, after a brief illness.

He was born March 14, 1941, in Kosciusko County to Eli E. and Elsie (Borkholder) Miller.

Mr. Miller had lived in Hutchinson, Kan., for 33 years and moved back to Nappanee in 2001.

He had formerly worked at Liberty Coach in Indiana and Kansas and retired from Doskocil Foods in Hutchinson.

He was a member of North Main Street Mennonite Church. Mr. Miller was raised in the Amish church.

Surviving are sisters Edna E. and Nina E. Miller, both of Nappanee; nephews Glen R. (Barbara) Miller, Everet R. (Monica) Miller, Lester R. (Naomi) Miller and Leon R. (Marlene) Miller, all of Milford, Edwin R. (Martha) Miller of Nappanee and Marlin R. (Sharon) Miller of Bremen; and a niece-in-law, Viola Miller of Nappanee.

He was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother Katie Miller; brother Raymond E. Miller; stillborn sister Martha Milller; sister Ada E. Miller; nephew Earl R. Miller; and great-nephew Marvin L. Miller.

Family and friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Thompson-Lengacher and Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, and for one hour prior to the 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, funeral service at North Main Street Mennonite Church. The Rev. Ruben Chupp will officiate and Clell Kandel will assist.

Burial will be in South Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to North Main Street Mennonite Church.