Wilma Josephine Miller, 93, Columbia City, passed away at 1:25 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at Miller’s at Oak Pointe. Born Feb. 22, 1927, in Columbia City, she was the daughter of John and Emma (Fiedler) Kerch.
She graduated from Coesse High School with the Class of 1950. On July 4, 1948, she married Amos “Dutch” Miller at St. John’s Lutheran Church. After she and Dutch married, they lived in Fort Wayne where she worked for G.E. for a few years. In 1967 they returned to Whitley County. Wilma was a proud wife, mother and grandmother and loved her family. She had been a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Columbia City Auxiliaries of both the American Legion Post 98 and the VFW Post 5582. She enjoyed gardening, playing cards and games with her family, quilting and crocheting. Wilma was musically gifted both playing and singing, and it brought her great joy throughout her life.
She is survived by her daughters, Trudy Miller and Julie (David) Casner; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Amos “Dutch” Miller; daughter, Tamera Fisher; infant son, Scott Miller; sisters, Frances W. Beerwert, Florence Wittenberger and infant sister, Leona Kerch; brother, Lloyd Kerch; and her cat “Moo”.
Arrangements pending with DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home