Obit: Miller, Bernice H. (1917 - 1988)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Miller, Schneider, Dietrich, Sommer, Sowieja, Decker, Buss, Hennlich, Stacke, Fell, Shattuck

----Sources: Scrap book one: by Elsa Lange Hardrath & Dorthaleen Edwards Hardrath

Contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Miller, Bernice H. (13 March 1917 - 1 Jan. 1988)

Bernice H. Miller, Rt. 1 Owen, died Jan. 1, 1988, at her home. She was 70 years old.

Funeral services were held Jan. 4 at Maurina Funeral Home in Owen. Rev. DuWayne Schneider officiated and burial was in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, North Green Grove.

The former Bernice Dietrich was born March 13, 1917, in the Town of Green Grove to Robert and Pauline (Sommer) Dietrich.

She and Theodore Miller were married June 26, 1935, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in June 1985. They farmed in the Town of Green Grove.

Mrs. Miller was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and its Ladies Aid.

Her husband survives, along with four daughters, Mrs. James (Vivian) Sowieja of Owen, Mrs. Arlyn (Evelyn) Decker of Slinger, Carolyn Miller of Owen and Mrs. Myron (Ruth) Buss of Curtiss; two sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Hennlich of Nekoosa and Mrs. Marion Stacke of Abbotsford; eight grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jim Sowieja Jr., Richard Sowieja, Jeff Decker, Jason Decker, Bruce Fell and Lynn Shattuck.

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Funeral Card:

In memory of Bernice H. Miller

Born: March 13, 1917

Died: January 1, 1988

Funeral Services: 12:00 p.m. Monday; January 4, 1988; Maurina Funeral Home, Owen, Wisconsin

Officiating: Rev. DuWayne Schneider

Interment: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Town of Green Grove


Husband: Theodore

Daughters: Vivian Sowieja, Evelyn Decker, Carolyn Miller, Ruth Buss

Sisters: Gertrude Hennlich, Marion Stacke

8 Grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren

Pallbearers: Jim Sowieja Jr., Richard Sowieja, Jeff Decker, Jason Decker, Bruce Fell, Lynn Shattuck



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