The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

January 9, 2013

Vera Miller

Clinton Herald

CLINTON — May 24, 1922 - Jan. 4, 2013

Vera Miller, 90, of Clinton, Iowa, passed away peacefully on January 4, 2013 at the Alverno.    

Cremation rights have been accorded with a memorial service to take place at 3 p.m. on Thursday, January 10, at Lemke Funeral Homes, North Chapel. A visitation will occur one hour prior to the memorial service at the funeral home. Burial will take place at a later date. Lemke Funeral Homes is assisting the family with arrangements.

Vera was born May 24, 1922, in Clinton, Iowa, the daughter of Hoyd and Anna (Cook) Niles. She was a 1940 graduate of Lyons High School. She was united in marriage to Elmer Miller on August 1, 1942, in Kahoka, Missouri.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran church and served on the church council.

Vera delivered mobile meals for over 30 years. She loved knitting and was an avid bridge player.

Vera is survived by two sons, Harvey (Sally) Miller of Auburndale FL, David Miller of Clinton, IA; one daughter-in-law, Caryl Miller of Clinton, IA; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Keith (Berta) Niles of Clinton, IA.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son, Maurice “Moe,” and one brother, Robert Niles.

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Death date: Jan. 4, 2013