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Miller, Anna 1874-1942

MILLER, SIEBENS

Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 6/16/2015 at 13:27:22

DEATH ENDS 15 YEARS SICKNESS

Mrs. J. G. Miller Died Saturday At Age of 67 Years

Sickness of 15 years duration ended in death Saturday for Mrs. Anna Miller, wife of John George Miller, former member of the board of supervisors, who passed away at her farm home in Johnson township at the age of 67 years, 10 months, and 11 days.

Anna Siebens was born on Sept. 27, 1874, in Aurich, Ostfriesland, Germany, and came to this country with her parents in 1881, settling at Minonk, Ill. The family lived there until 1894 when they ceme to Johnson township in this county and lived here ever since. She was united in marriage to John George Miller on October 25, 1896, at St. John's Evangelical Church in Le Mars, and the couple went farming on the home place in Johnson township. Mr. Miller served for 24 years as a member of the board of supervisors of this county.

Survivors include her husband and four children; Abraham, Eilert and George, all of Johnson township, and Mrs. Art Gronemeyer of Washington township. She is also survived by four sisters and three brothers, who are: Mrs. Ben Fisher, Mrs. B. C. Borchers, Mrs. John W. Johnson, Mrs. John Plueger, Gert, Claus and John Siebens, all well known residents of the northwest part of the county. Five grandsons and two granddaughters also survive. One son, Bert Geo. Miller, preceded her in death on Christmas day in 1938.

Funeral services will be held from the Plymouth Presbyterian church in Johnson township at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon with Rev. Theo. Seibert and Rev. Ralph Hunger officiating. Burial will be made in thePlymouth Presbyterian cemetery under the direction of Mauer's Funeral Home.
A patient sufferer for many years, Mrs. Miller managed to continue with her housework and take care of her family until the last two years of her life, when she was forced to give up the work she enjoyed most. She was a devoted wife and mother, a faithful member of st. John's Evangelical church of this city and her many friends extend their sympathy in mourning the loss of a well known woman.

Le Mars Globe Post
Monday, August 10, 1942
Le Mars, Iowa


 

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