Obit: Miller, Richard Frederic (1888 - 1961)
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Surnames: Miller, Roewe, Frome, Woerner, Kiel, Greve, Halamka, Valders, Steckert, Roewe, Behm

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 7 Sep 1961

Miller, Richard (31 Oct 1888 - 30 Aug. 1961)

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Roewe and Vilas attended the funeral of Mrs. Roewe’s brother, Richard Miller, a former resident of Colby, Wisconsin, who died Wednesday, Aug. 30, at the Memorial Hospital at Sheboygan where he had been hospitalized the past nine weeks. Funeral services were held September 1 in the Trinity Lutheran church at Kiel and burial was made in the cemetery at New Holstein.

----Source: Sheboygan Press August 30, 1961


Richard F. Miller, 73, a retired Town of Rhine well driller died early today at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Miller, who resided about a mile north of Rhine Center, had been hospitalized 10 weeks. A native of the Town of Schleswig, he was born Oct. 31, 1887, a son of the late Frederick and Augusta Sy Miller.

He attended district school and on March 25, 1909, married Anna Moeller of New Holstein. She died in February, 1933, and on Oct 16, 1935, he married Elsie Woerner of the Town of Plymouth. Mr. Miller had retired from his well drilling occupation in the area eight years ago.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Kiel. Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Elmer Greve (Myrtle), R. 1, New Holstein, and Mrs. Richard Halamka (Helen), Milwaukee; a son, Lester, Valders; three grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. John Streckert, Crandon, and Mrs. Carl Roewe, Colby, and a. brother, Amos, Rhine Center.

A daughter preceded him in death in 1928.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Trinity Church, Kiel, with the Rev. E. G. Behm, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in New Holstein City Cemetery.


Friends may call at the Meiselwitz Funeral Home in Kiel from 3 p. m. Thursday to 11 a. m. Friday and from noon at the church.  


Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997

Richard F Miller
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 30 Aug 1961
Event Place: Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Residence Place: , Wisconsin
Gender: Male
Age: 73
Certificate Number: 023982

1920 Federal Census, Colby, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, District: 13, Family 148, Line 96

Richard Miller, white, married male
Can Read and Write.
Father's Birthplace: Wisconsin
Mother's Birthplace: Wisconsin

Household Members
Head Richard Miller M 32 Wisconsin
Wife Anna A Miller F 31 Wisconsin
Son Lester C Miller M 9 Wisconsin
Daughter Myrtle E Miller F 7 Wisconsin
Daughter Ethel A Miller F 0 Wisconsin

1917-1918 World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards

Richard Frederic Miller
Event Place: Clark County, Wisconsin, United States
Gender: Male, medium height and build, light blue eyes, dark brown hair with no balding
Birth Date: 31 Oct 1888
Birthplace: Eaton Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States
Nationality: United States

Married Caucasian

Occupation: Farmer, self employed in the Town of Colby, Wis.

Dependents: wife and 2 children

Claims exemption because of a family to support

Signed by Louis F. Frome, June 5th




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