Obit: Miller, August (1874 - 1932)

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Surnames: Miller, Bradford, Kutchera, Englund, Johnson, Reindel, Longenecker, Kurth, Cornest, Frantz, Lepke, Barton

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 1 Sept. 1932

Miller, August (22 Nov. 1874 - 25 Aug. 1932)

August Miller, who will be well remembered by many of the older residents of Neillsville, died August 25, at a sanitarium in Madison, after an illness of four years. Mr. Miller was born Nov. 22, 1874 in Berlin, Germany, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Miller, and was brought to the United States by his parents when 4 years old.

Mr. Miller was educated in the public schools of this city and confirmed in the Lutheran Church. In his youth, Mr. Miller was employed in the Hein sawmill and for the past 25 or 30 years was employed at highway construction work in Minnesota and some of the Western States. Four years ago he was stricken by paralysis and since that time had been confined most of the time to his bed.

Mr. Miller was a man of excellent character, thirty and was well liked by al who knew him. He was unmarried.

Surviving him are his father, Herman Miller, and seven sisters, Anna, Mrs. William Bradford; Amanda, Mrs. Ed. Kutchera; Mrs. Englund, Minneapolis; Mrs. Lillian Johnson, Minneapolis; Mrs. Beatrice Reindel, town of York; Miss Minnie and Miss Clara Miller, at home.

Services were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Schiller Funeral home, Rev. G. W. Longenecker officiating. Pallbearers were William Kurth, Louis Cornest, William Cornest, Rudolph Frantz, Frank Lepke, and Albert Barton.

Those in attendance at the funeral from out of the city were Mr. and Mrs. Neal Johnson, Mrs. L. Englund and Miss Florence Bradford of Minneapolis, and Mr. and Mrs. Emil Miller of Spencer. They returned to their home Sunday evening.

Mr and Mrs. Edward Kutchera and Miss Minnie Miller were at Madison last week Monday to visit Mr. Miller.

 

 


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