Katherine “Katie” Miller, 90, of 30424 CR 146, Nappanee, Ind., died peacefully at 9:30 a.m. at her residence.
She was born March 21, 1923, in Topeka, Ind., to Noah and Mary (Whetstone) Hershberger. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church and a homemaker. She also worked at Miller’s Greenhouse for over 30 years.
She married LeRoy E.G. Miller on Dec. 6, 1945. He preceded her in death Oct. 11, 1998.
Surviving are daughters: Mary (Elias) Yoder, Colon, Mich.; Wilma (Albert) Coblentz, Middlefield, Ohio; Alma (Marvin) Bontrager, Edna (Leland) Yoder, Barbara (Wayne) Miller all of Nappanee; and sons: Ezra (Louise) Miller, Nappanee; and Herbert (Mary) Miller, Wakarusa, Ind.; sisters: Polly Beechy, Topeka; and Ella (Enos) Knepp, LaGrange; sisters-in-law: Mary Hershberger, Shipshewana, Ind.; and Edna Hershberger, LaGrange, Ind.; 40 grandchildren; 103 great-grandchildren; three adopted great-grandchildren; six step great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; and two step great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband: LeRoy Miller; her parents; a grandchild: four great-grandchildren; two brothers: Mahlon and Perry Hershberger; a sister: Millie Hershberger; and brother-in-law: Aaron Beechey.
Friends and family may call after 2 p.m. Thursday, July 11, and all day Friday, July 12, at the family’s residence. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Joe Troyer’s Residence. Burial will follow at Weldy Cemetery.
Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, is assisting the family with arrangements.