Obit: Miller, Bernice H. (1917 - 1988)
Contact: Crystal Wendt
Surnames: Miller, Schneider, Dietrich, Sommer, Sowieja, Decker, Buss, Hennlich, Stacke, Fell, Shattuck
----Sources: Scrap book one: by Elsa Lange Hardrath & Dorthaleen Edwards Hardrath
Contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath
Miller, Bernice H. (13 March 1917 - 1 Jan. 1988)
Bernice H. Miller, Rt. 1 Owen, died Jan. 1, 1988, at her home. She was 70 years old.
Funeral services were held Jan. 4 at Maurina Funeral Home in Owen. Rev. DuWayne Schneider officiated and burial was in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, North Green Grove.
The former Bernice Dietrich was born March 13, 1917, in the Town of Green Grove to Robert and Pauline (Sommer) Dietrich.
She and Theodore Miller were married June 26, 1935, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in June 1985. They farmed in the Town of Green Grove.
Mrs. Miller was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and its Ladies Aid.
Her husband survives, along with four daughters, Mrs. James (Vivian) Sowieja of Owen, Mrs. Arlyn (Evelyn) Decker of Slinger, Carolyn Miller of Owen and Mrs. Myron (Ruth) Buss of Curtiss; two sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Hennlich of Nekoosa and Mrs. Marion Stacke of Abbotsford; eight grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Jim Sowieja Jr., Richard Sowieja, Jeff Decker, Jason Decker, Bruce Fell and Lynn Shattuck.
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In memory of Bernice H. Miller
Born: March 13, 1917
Died: January 1, 1988
Funeral Services: 12:00 p.m. Monday; January 4, 1988; Maurina Funeral Home, Owen, Wisconsin
Officiating: Rev. DuWayne Schneider
Interment: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Town of Green Grove
Daughters: Vivian Sowieja, Evelyn Decker, Carolyn Miller, Ruth Buss
Sisters: Gertrude Hennlich, Marion Stacke
8 Grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren
Pallbearers: Jim Sowieja Jr., Richard Sowieja, Jeff Decker, Jason Decker, Bruce Fell, Lynn Shattuck
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