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Elizabeth J. Miller

May 11, 2017
Elizabeth J. Miller

KALONA - Elizabeth Jane Miller, 82, of Kalona died in Phoenix, Arizona, from complications of a stroke on Saturday, May 6, 2017.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 15, at the Fairview Mennonite Church in rural Kalona, with the Rev. Delmar Bontrager, the Rev. Jacob Yoder and the Rev. Gabriel Beachy officiating. Burial will be in the Sharon Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. on Sunday, May 14, at the Fairview Mennonite Church where the family will greet friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A memorial fund has been established for Americare Hospice and Palliative Care of Arizona. The Yoder-Powell Funeral Home is caring for Elizabeth and her family.

She was born March 13, 1935, in Inola, Oklahoma, the daughter of John L. and Mary (Yoder) Chupp. She accepted Christ as her personal savior in her youth and was a member of the Sharon Bethel Church in Kalona. She was married to Menno L. Miller in Chouteau, Oklahoma on Nov. 20, 1958.

She was a housewife who loved to spend time with family and friends and enjoyed quilting, baking, gardening, reading, fishing, watching birds and enjoying the winter months in Arizona.

Surviving are three sons, Nelson (Glenda) of Fay, Oklahoma, Lloyd of Moundridge, Kansas, and Larry of Wellman; four daughters, Lovina Miller and Gerry Mauro of Glendale, Arizona, Ruth (Manuel) Miller of Wellman; LaVertta (Randy) Hochstetler of Grabill, Indiana, and Lucille Miller of Kalona; 10 grandchildren; and six siblings, EJ (Ida) Chupp of Ionla, Oklahoma, Lydia Mae Chupp of Flemingsburg, Kentucky, Johnny (Katie Mae) Chupp of Inola, Mary Fern Chupp of Kalona, Freda Chupp of Inola, Esther (Jake) Hershberger of Inola, a sister-in-law Susie Chupp of Inola; one aunt, one uncle and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Menno L. Miller, March 18, 2016; parents; granddaughter, and a brother, Noah Ray Chupp.


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