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Monday, January 14, 2013 3:15 PM

Thelma E. Miller, 87, of Van Wert, died at 12:15 a.m. Saturday at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.

She was born May 27, 1925, in Delphos to Arthur and Cecelia (Kaskel) Kindley, who preceded her in death.

On Jan. 25, 1947, she married Dr. G. Ken Miller, who died May 11, 2008.

Survivors include her children, Dr. Timothy I. (Linda) Miller of Ottawa, Ill., Kristine I. (Kenneth) Minnich of Van Wert, Kenneth M. (Jane) Miller of Fort Jennings and Dr. Dennis J. (Cheryl) Miller and Pamela A. (John) Wannemacher of  Van Wert; a sister, Helen (Charles) Ardner of Delphos; 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Kindley; and a sister, Ruthella Foust.

Mrs. Miller was a St. John’s High School graduate and received her nursing degree from the Good Samaritan School of Nursing in Cincinnati in 1946. She worked in her husband’s office and for the American Red Cross, including teaching home health care. She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Van Wert, and its Altar and Rosary Society.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, the Rev. Stanley Szybka officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Van Wert.

Friends may call from 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Cowan and Sons Funeral Home, Van Wert.

Preferred memorials are to St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Van Wert County Hospital or the American Red Cross.




Last Updated on Thursday, February 28, 2013 11:21 AM

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