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Lazarus Project

An expanded obituary project of MennObits.  Includes additional information of obituaries appearing in
The Mennonite and other newspapers.  
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1990  M

     Miller, Homer William;    

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 Board.

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 ..

Grandchildren include: 
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 Sarah Muir.

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 Obituary
 -  Milford, Friend, and Beaver Crossing, Nebraska

Submitted by: Ann Miller White, Lincoln, NE

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