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Fannie Miller


Fannie E. Miller, 94, Millersburg, died Friday, August 31, 2012 at her son’s residence in Shipshewana.

    She was born on July 27, 1918, in Sturgis, Mich., to Eli and Lizzie (Yoder) Bontrager.

    She was a homemaker and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

    She was married November 10, 1938, in Shipshewana, to Amos U. Miller. He preceded her in death on March 30, 1997.

    Surviving are seven daughters, Elizabeth Mae (John) Knepp, Shipshewana, Lovina (Raymond) Miller, Wolcottville, Anna (Mervin) Eash, Shipshewana, Wilma (Ora) Miller, Middlebury, Edna (Lester) Yoder, Welda, Kan., Alta Rebecca (Alvin) Yoder, Plymouth, Ind., and Alma Miller, Chandler Heights, Ariz.; four sons, Levi (Mary Ellen) Miller, Nappanee, Harley (Anna Marie) Miller, Etna Green, Ind., Eli (Elsie) Miller, Shipshewana, and Alton (Susie) Miller, Millersburg; 50 grandchildren; 130 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; 32 stepgreat-grandchildren; 35 stepgreat-great-grandchildren; four sisters, Lovina Whetstone, Middlebury, Wilma Miller, Shipshewana, Edna Farmwald, Shipshewana, and Elizabeth (Lewis) Hochstetler, Shipshewana; one brother, Alton (Arlene) Bontrager, Middlebury; and a sister-in-law, Edna Bontrager, LaGrange.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, a son-in-law, Samuel L. Schrock, one grandchild, Gary Miller, four great-grandchildren, and three stepgreat-great-grandchildren.

    Services were held Tuesday September 4, at the Alta Beechy residence, 11690W 300S in Shipshewana, with Bishop Gerald Miller and home ministers officiating.

    Burial is in Yoder Cemetery, Shipshewana.

    Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneral

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