Eli W. Miller, 86, Bremen, died unexpectedly at 2:45 p.m., Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at his home, 2 hours and 15 minutes after the death of his wife.
He was born Jan. 29, 1934 in Reno County, Kan. to William A. and Mary (Schrock) Miller. On Sept. 22, 1955, he married Katie W. Yoder in Garnett, Kansas. The Millers moved to this area in 1996 from Kansas.
Mr. Miller was a retired farmer and member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Surviving are his children, Wilma (Perry C.) Miller, Homer E. (Wilma) Miller, both of Shipshewana, Wayne E. (Ruth) Miller, Middlebury, Katherine “Kay” (Sam F.) Yoder, Bremen, Sara (Levi) Mast, Nappanee, Lonnie E. (Christina) Miller, Shipshewana, Ivan E. (Donna) Miller, Nappanee, Ada (Vernon) Yoder, Bremen; 51 grandchildren; 108 great grandchildren; brothers, Ora W. Miller, Topeka, Enos W. (Vera) Miller, Haven, KS, William W. (Edna) Miller, Jr., Topeka, Harry W. (Katie) Miller, Millersburg, Calvin W. (Katie) Miller, David W. (Esther) Miller, both of Topeka, Eldon W. (Esther) Miller, Ligonier; and sisters, Sara Beachey, Topeka; Wilma (Samuel) Bontrager, Rome City, Mary (Levi) Miller, Shipshewana, and Martha (Ernest) Bontrager, Topeka. He was preceded in death by great grandson, Jeremy Dale Mast, brother, Andy Miller; sister, Gertie Yoder; brother-in-laws, Lewis Beachey, Fred Yoder, Dan Detwieler; and sister-in-law, Cathryn Miller
Family and friends may call after 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 27, and all day Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Sam Yoder residence, 299 4th Rd., Bremen. Funeral services will begin at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 29, also at the Yoder residence. Home Ministry of the Old Order Amish Church will officiate and burial will be in Weldy Cemetery.