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Miller, Pearl L. 1907-1991

MILLER, BURWELL, JEFFERS

Posted By: Viv Reeves (email)
Date: 4/19/2005 at 18:37:43

From the LeMars Sentinel, Monday, December 9, 1991, Page 8, Column 5:
Pearl L. Miller

Pearl L. Miller, 84, of Akron, died Friday, Dec. 6, 1991, at a Sioux City hospital after a brief illness.

Services were held at 1:30 p.m. today (Monday) at the Plymouth Presbyterian Church in rural Akron with the Rev. Hattie Duncan officiating. She was buried in the church cemetery. Visitation was held between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday, with the family present between 4-6 p.m. at the Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron.

Mrs. Miller was born May 18, 1907, in Plymouth County near Akron, the daughter of Frank and Maggie (Burwell) Jeffers. She married E. P. Miller Feb. 14, 1924, near Akron. He died July 10, 1958. The couple farmed in the Ruble and Brunsville areas. She was assistant postmaster at Brunsville and taught Sunday school for many years. She was a member of the Plymouth Presbyterian Women in the Congregation, PWC, and was also a member of the Brunsville Garden Club and the Akron Senior Citizens Center.

Survivors include two sons, Clifford and Lloyd and his wife, Bernice, all of Akron; two sisters, Lucille Plueger of Brunsville and Evelyn Thietje of Yakima, Wash; a brother, Daryl Jeffers, of Denver, Colo.; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Lillian Crow; two brothers, Lambert and Walter Jeffers and a daughter-in-law, Shirley Miller.

Pallbearers were Mick Ruhland, Greg Heeren, Kirk and Merlin Miller, Stan Willer, Elmer Wilken, Jim Utesch and Elmer Meske.


 

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