Obit: Miller, John T. (1877 - 1968)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Miller, Rasch, Horner, Sommers, Ewert

----Sources: Scrap book two: by Erna Schenk Price, contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Miller, John T. (5 Oct. 1877 - 1968)

Owen - John T. Miller, 90, Owen, died Tuesday at the Memorial Home in Neillsville, Wis.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in the town of Green Grove. The Rev. Arthur Rasch will officiate, and burial will be made in the parish cemetery.

The body will repose at the Hoeper and Kraut Funeral Home in Owen from Thursday afternoon until noon Friday, and then at the church.

Mr. Miller was born in Germany Oct. 5, 1877, and came with his parents to America in 1885. His marriage to Lena Horner, who preceded him in death in 1948, took place in January, 1906, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in the town of Green Grove.

The couple made their home in the town of Green Grove where they operated a farm until 1948. Mr. Miller also had owned and operated two taverns at Atwood and was a cattle buyer for many years.

In 1948, he moved to Owen and in the fall of 1963 he became a resident of Memorial Home at Neillsville, Wis.

He had served 15 years as chairman of the town of Green Grove; 44 years as director of the Curtiss - Owen Bank, and 23 years as director of the Atwood School District.

Survivors are two son, Walter, Chippewa Falls; and Theodore, route 1, Curtiss; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Sommers, Neenah; and Mrs. Lena Ewert, Milwaukee; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.



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