Lester S. Miller
January 29, 1927 -- May 5, 2016
Lester S. Miller, 89, of Shipshewana, died at 7:30 pm on Thursday, May 5, at
IU Health Goshen Hospital. He had been in declining health. He was born on
January 29, 1927 in Elkhart County, to Simon B. and Lydia (Miller) Miller. On
December 25, 1949 in Elkhart County he married Gladys Riegsecker; she
survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are three sons, Gerald (Naomi)
Miller of Shipshewana, Kenneth (Dolores) Miller of Goshen, Keith (Connie)
Miller of Shipshewana; eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren; four
brothers, Lloyd Miller of Goshen, Ora Miller of Utica, OH, Ray (Odessa) Miller
of Shipshewana, Leroy (Sylvia) Miller of Breckenridge, IL; sister-in-law,
Barbara Miller of LaGrange. He was preceded in death by his parents, a great
grandson, Ryan Peachey, two brothers, Olen and Perry Miller, two sisters-in-
law, Phyllis Miller and Rosie Miller. He was a member of Griner Mennonite
Church, a farmer and factory worker. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 5:00 and 6:
00 – 8:00 pm on Sunday May 8, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South
Main Street Middlebury. There will also be visitation for one hour prior to the
10:00 am funeral service on Monday, May 9, at Griner Mennonite Church,
Middlebury. Services will be conducted by Pastors Robert Riegsecker,
DeWayne Yoder and Jason Miller. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery, Goshen.
Memorials may be given to World Missionary Press.
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I am so sorry about Lester. I enjoyed giving him a hard time when he was in
the bank. Our prayers to each of you.
From: Sara Nusbaum Baker
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Dearest Gerald, Naomi and family, may the Love of our Lord and the love
and prayers of friends sustain you all during this time.
From: In Him, Jim & Valerie Hornaday
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In South Dakota for a week. I learned to know your parents through auctions.
Always appreciated your dad's kindness.
From: Leonard E Miller
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