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An expanded obituary project of MennObits.  Includes additional information of obituaries appearing in
The Mennonite and other newspapers.  
Source of individual obituaries given with each record.  Project managed by Thelma Martin.

1973  M

  MILLER, Ammon B.;   MILLER, Lizzie D. Beachy Miller;    MILLER., Rebecca;   

MILLER. - Ammon B. was born Jan. 2, 1887, died July 5, 1973, at the age of  86 years, 6 months, 3 days. He was mar-ried to Mattie Miller on Mar. 7, 1909, living in matrimony over 64 years. He leaves to mourn his departure his widow, 6 sons, and 2 daughters. Alvin, Phoenix, Ariz.; Jonas, Hindsboro, Ill.; Elmer, Howe, Ind. ; Ben, Eli and Daniel of Arthur, Ill.; Mrs. Criss (Lizzie Ann) Bontrager, Tuscola, Ill.; Mrs. Joe C. (Edna Mae) Miller, Middlebury, Ind.; 2 brothers, Levi, Sullivan, Ill., Adlai, Arthur, Ill.; 1 sister, Mrs. Lucy Yoder, Lovington, Ill.; 43 grand-children, and 39 great-grandchildren. He was preceded by his parents, 1 son, 5 brothers, and 3 sisters. Services were held in the home by Bishop Dan Miller and Bishop John Herschberger.
From: Amish-Mennonite Church, Herold der Wahrheit, October 1973, p. 225.
Issue donated by: Chris Yoder, Saugatuck, Michigan
Transcribed by: Thelma Hoover Martin

MILLER- Lizzie D. (Beachy) Miller was born Feb. 18, 1883, at Arthur, Ill. Died Nov. 14, 1973. Age 90 years, 8 months and 2 6 days.
On Dec. 4, 1904, she was married to John D. Miller. To this union were born 3 sons and 5 daughters. Saloma and Anna of the home; Samuel, Sarah, and Lydia of Arthur; and Obed of Westphalia, Kans. 25 grandchildren, and 71 great-grand-children. Preceding her in death are her husband, 1 son Amos, 1 daughter Fannie, 2 grand-daughters, 7 brothers, and 3 sisters, Also surviving, are 1 brother Jake and 1 sister Anna, both of Arthur, Ill.
Funeral services were held Nov. 17, in the home, conducted by Minister Wil-liam G. Miller, Bishop Chris E. Otto, and Bishop Amos D. Otto. Burial in Otto Cemetery near Arthur.
From: Amish-Mennonite Church, Herold der Wahrheit, December 1973, p. 273.
Issue donated by: Chris Yoder, Saugatuck, Michigan
Transcribed by: Thelma Hoover Martin

MILLER.- Mrs. Rebecca Miller of Sullivan, Ill., was born in 1894 (?) and died Mar. 13, 1973; at the age of 79 years. She was married to Levi B. Miller on Dec. 21, 1915, near Arthur, Ill. She is survived by her husband, four sons and three daugh-ters. Jonas and Ammon of Arthur; Milton of Arcola, Ill.; Melvin of Sullivan; Mrs. Chriss (Malinda) Otto of Sullivan; Mrs. John J. (Katie) Miller of Middlebury, Ind.; Mrs. Melvin C. (Laura) Borntrager of Kokomo, Ind. Four sisters, Mrs, Dave (Mattie) Yoder, Mrs. Andrew (Lydia) Mast, Mrs. Benjamin (Elizabeth) Helmuth, all of Arthur, and Mrs. Jake (Susie) Schla-bach of Topeka, Ind. Two brothers, Jake Schrock of Shipshewana, Ind., Joe Schrock of Humbolt, Ill. Also 39 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Three brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.  Services were held Mar. 16, in the family home southwest of Arthur. Burial in the Yoder Cemetery.   
From: Amish-Mennonite Church, Herold der Wahrheit, April 1973, p. 80.
Issue donated by: Chris Yoder, Saugatuck, Michigan
Transcribed by: Thelma Hoover Martin

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