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Miller, Homer William
Homer William Miller was born
to William Joseph and Matilda Troyer Miller in Seward County on
September 29, 1901. He attended rural school in Seward County. On
December 20, 1923 he was united in marriage to Iva Helen Stutzman at
the West Fairview Mennonite Church. To this union two children were
born ... a son, Duane Homer, and a daughter, Jean Arleen.
Homer and Iva farmed in the Beaver Crossing area after their marriage
in 1923. In 1938, they moved to the Beaver Crossing community and
operated a hardware and produce store until 1959 when they closed the
store following the death of their son, Duane. Homer then worked for
the Seward County Roads Department until his retirement in 1966.
Homer and Iva became members of the Methodist Church of Beaver
Crossing, Nebraska on March 25, 1951 during the pastorate of the Rev.
Mr. E. G. Whale. Homer was a member of the Beaver Crossing
Volunteer Fire Department, the Cemetery Board, and the Methodist Church
Homer passed to his Eternal Home on Sunday, March 4, 1990 at the
Bethesda Care Center at Exeter, Nebraska. He is survived by his wife,
Iva, daughter, Jean, Mrs. Bates Barber of Omaha, Nebraska and brothers
Henry and his wife, Mildred of Seattle, Washington; Floyd and his wife
Elsie of Seward, Nebraska; sister, Mrs. Laura Otto of Beaver Crossing,
Nebraska; Lyle and his wife Donna of Beaver Crossing, Nebraska and
sisters-in-law Fannie Miller and Mary Miller of Beaver Crossing,
Nebraska as well as four grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren ..
Terry K. Barber, Debby Fugleberg, Ann M. White and Alan L. Muir
Great Grandchildren are:
Douglas White, Troy White, Patricia White, Zach Barber, Cassie Barber,
Josh Barber, and Nick Barber. Alicia Fugleberg, Jake Fugleberg and
Homer was preceded in death by his parents, his son Duane Homer,
brothers Lloyd, Leslie, and Wilbur and sisters Wilma Dolan, Clara
Smetter and Minnie Roth.
Words cannot contain the life of our loved ones but God continues to
hold them in love and we are led to follow in the Way of God's Son
whose words remind us "I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one
comes to the Father except by Me." John 14:6
Lauber-Moore Funeral Home
- Milford, Friend, and Beaver Crossing, Nebraska
Submitted by: Ann Miller White, Lincoln, NE
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