Laura J. Miller, 94, Nappanee, passed away peacefully at 10:40 a.m. Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, at her residence. She was born Dec. 13, 1926, in Nappanee to John J. and Fannie (Yoder) Borkholder.
On March 11, 1948 she married Earl J. Miller; he preceded her in death Dec. 27, 2007. Laura was a member of the Old Order Amish Church and was a lifelong Nappanee area resident.
Surviving are her children: Linda (Lester) Chupp of Nappanee; Karl (JoAnn) Miller of Nappanee; Dennis (Martha) Miller of Milford; Harry (Eva) Miller of Nappanee; Earl Jr. (Cynthia) Miller of Nappanee; Mark (Velma) Miller of Nappanee; Anna (Howard) Miller of New Paris; Arnold (Special friend Lisa Swank) Miller of Syracuse; and Timothy (Special friend Nancy Scofield) Miller of New Paris; siblings: sister Edna Miller of Bremen; sister-in-law, Dorothy Borkholder of Nappanee; step-brother Daniel (Betty) Burkholder of Middlefield, Ohio; step sisters-in-law Mary Burkholder of Panama, N.Y.; and Mary Burkholder of Mumfordville, Ky.; and three half- brothers: Ray (Fannie) Borkholder of Middlefield, Ohio; John (Fannie) Borkholder of Panama, N.Y.; and Jonas (Ellen)Borkholder of Panama, N.Y. Laura was preceded in death by her husband; parents; one granddaughter, Wanita Lea Miller; brothers: Andrew, Isaac, Nathaniel and Ira Borkholder; sisters: Lara Borkholder, Mary Schrock, and Anna Graber; two step-sisters Mary Ann Miller and Laura Byler; two step-brothers: William and Owen Burkholder.
Services were held Aug. 9.