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Ernest Miller


Ernest J. Miller, 93, Shipshewana, died Sunday, February 24, 2013 at his residence.

    He was born March 20, 1919, in LaGrange, to Irwin J. and Mabel (Yoder) Miller.

    He was a farmer and a salesman for 22 years for DeKalb Seed. He was a member of Shore Mennonite Church.

    He was married September 28, 1940, in Shipshewana, to Ruth Kathryn Mishler. She preceded him in death on April 24, 2011.

    Surviving are two sons, Dewayne J. (Linda) Miller, Middlebury, and Gerald K. Miller, Chandler, Ariz.; two daughters-in-law, Judy Miller, Middlebury, and Marilyn Miller, Goshen; four sisters, Waneta Miller, Shipshewana, Betty (Vernon) Roth, Breslau, Canada, Sue Ann Byler, Goshen, and Joann Buerge, Indianapolis; three brothers, Richard Miller, Engadine, Mich., Kenneth (Bertha) Miller, Goshen, and James (Barbara) Miller, Shipshewana; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, three sons, Franklin J. Miller, Ralph E. Miller, and Dennis K, Miller, and one daughter, Jennifer K. Miller.

    Visitation is 2-8 p.m. Thursday, February 28, at Shore Mennonite Church in Shipshewana.

    Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, March 1, at Shore Mennonite Church in Shipshewana with Pastor Carl Horner officiating.

    Burial will be in Shore Cemetery, Shipshewana.

    Memorials may be directed to MCC Relief. 

    Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneral

    Miller-Stewart Funeral Home in Middlebury is in charge of arrangements.