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Merritt Miller


Merritt R. Miller, 86, LaGrange, died Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Greencroft Healthcare in Goshen.

    He was born March 13, 1926, in LaGrange County, to Ray M. and Elva (Miller) Miller.

    Living most of his life in LaGrange County, he worked at Kirsch Company in Middlebury and Lambright Hatchery in LaGrange. He also drove the Amish for many years.

    He was married March 4, 1949, in Middlebury, to Gladys May Tyson. She preceded him in death on April 2, 1991.

    Surviving are two daughters and one son-in-law, Ruth A. Miller, LaGrange, and Nancy L. and Stewart Myers, Souderton, Penn.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one sister, Dorothy Timmons, Goshen.

    He was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers.

    Visitation is 2-8 p.m. Monday, December 10, at Emma Mennonite Church in Topeka.

    Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 11, at Emma Mennonite Church in Topeka with Craig Graber officiating. 

    Burial will be in Miller Cemetery, rural Shipshewana.

    Memorials may be directed to the Gideons.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.fruripmayfuneral

    Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.