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Wilma M. Miller

Published On: Jan 07 2014 06:58:21 PM CST
Wilma M. Miller

Wilma M. Miller

Wilma M. Miller, age 89, of Janesville, died on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at St. Mary's Janesville Hospital. She was born in LaGrange on July 26, 1924, the daughter of Harvey and Martha (Gislerud) Saunders. She grew up on the farm in LaGrange Township, Walworth County and graduated from Whitewater High School and Whitewater State Teacher's College.

Wilma met her husband Rev. James E. Miller at the United Methodist Church Camp and they were married in the First United Methodist Church, Madison on Feb. 8, 1958. He preceded her in death on April 25, 2010. She had worked as her husband's secretary at the churches in Mt. Hope, Shell Lake, Cuba City, Eau Claire, Colfax, and Bristol. She had also worked as a schoolteacher and legal secretary. She and her husband moved to Janesville in 1999 and became residents of Cedar Crest where she edited the Monthly Newsletter until her husband's death. Wilma had been involved in many church activities including the Church Women United, and was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels.

She is survived by her 2 sons, John (Alice) Miller of Hudson and Jayson Miller of McHenry, IL; and 3 grandchildren: Renee, Jade, and Jake Miller. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Dorothy Creuziger; and brother, Chester Saunders.

A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH with Rev. Wendee Nitz officiating. A visitation will be held on Saturday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the church. Interment will be in Round Prairie Cemetery, LaGrange. Lasting Memorials may be made to Cedar Crest Benevolent Fund. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family.

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