Obit: Miller, Henry W. (1885 - 1950)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Miller, Pagel, Wittlinger, Helmke

----Sources: Scrap book three: by Gertrude Wittlinger Becker

Contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Miller, Henry W. (19 Oct. 1885 - 6 April 1950)

Riplinger - Henry W. Miller, 64, Riplinger, died at 1:30 a.m. today at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield, where he, had been a patient for a heart ailment the last two weeks.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in St. John’s Lutheran Church at Riplinger. The Rev. T. Pagel will officiate and burial will be made in the church cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Lulloff Funeral Home in Colby from tomorrow morning until 11 a.m. Saturday, when it will be taken to the church to repose until the time of services.

Mr. Miller was born Oct. 19, 1885 in the township of Unity. He received his education in the Unity schools and lived there until 1942 when he moved to Riplinger. He married Nada Wittlinger on Nov. 5, 1914 at Loyal. She survives him.

Other survivors include a son, Merlin, who lives in Unity; a sisters, Mrs. Marie Halmke, Stratford; and two brothers, William and George, both of Unity. One grandchild is also living. A brother preceded him in death.

Mr. Miller was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church.



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