Obit: Miller, Charles H. (1878 – 1966) 

Contact: Dinah Reinke


Surnames: Miller, Gauerke, Gilbert, Cleavelard, Milford, Jeske

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 04/28/1966

------ Miller, Charles H. (27 JUL 1878 – 25 APR 1966)

Funeral services for Charles H. Miller, Colby, will be held Friday, April 29, at 10 a.m. in the Christian Assembly of God church, Abbotsford.  The Rev. Arthur Gauerke of Prairie du Sac will officiate.  The body will lie in state beginning Thursday morning at the Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby.

Mr. Miller died at 10:30 p.m. Monday, April 25, at St. Joseph’s hospital at Marshfield.  He was 87 years old.

Born July 27, 1878, at Black Creek, Charles Miller was married to Emma Gauerke on May 10, 1904, at Morrison.  They lived for several years in the town of Halsey, Marathon county, until moving to the Green Bay area in 1932.  He was a saw filer by trade.  Mrs. Miller died April 24, 1961.  Mr. Miller moved to Colby that year, where he had lived with his daughter, Mrs. Milford Gilbert, ever since.

Survivors include two sons, Rueben Miller, Waterloo, and Herbert, Milwaukee; two daughters, Mrs. Roy (Pearl) Cleavelard, Mountainside, N.J., and Mrs. Milford (Violet) Gilbert, Colby; 15 grand children; 10 great grand children; three brothers, Ted of Seymour, Adolph of Black Creek and Elmer of Black Creek, and one sister, Anna Jeske, Black Creek.

He was preceded in death by his wife, one daughter, one son, one brother and one sister.




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