Obit: Miller, Charles H. #2 (1878 – 1966)

Contact: Dinah Reinke


Surnames: Miller, Gauerke, Cleavelard, Gilbert

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 05/12/1966

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

Funeral services were held Friday morning, April 29, at the Christian Assembly of God church, Abbotsford, for Charles H. Miller, Colby.  Mr. Miller died April 25 at St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, following a brief illness.  He was 87 years old.

The Rev. Arthur Gauerke, Prairie du Sac, a brother-in-law of Mr. Miller, officiated at the service.  Burial was in Wildwood cemetery, Sheboygan.  Funeral arrangements were handled by Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby.  During the service Mrs. Alvon Venzke, accompanied by Mrs. Ruben Mantik, sang “He’ll Understand and Say Well Done” and “Face to Face”.

Charles Miller was born July 27, 1878 at Black Creek.  His marriage to Emma Gauerke took place May 11, 1904, at Morrison.  His wife preceded him in death April 24, 1961.  Following their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Miller farmed in the town of Halsey until 1932, when they moved to Green Bay.  There he worked as a saw filer until the death of his wife, when he moved to Colby to live with a daughter.

Surviving are two sons, Ruben Miller, Waterloo, and Hubert, Milwaukee; two daughters, Mrs. Roy (Pearl) Cleaveland, Mountainside, N. J., and Mrs. Milford (Violet) Gilbert, Colby; 15 grand children, and 10 great grand children.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by one son and one daughter.           



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel