April 20, 1926 -- June 14, 2013

Lovina Mae Miller, 87, of Goshen, died at 6:23 am, on Friday, June 14, at Courtyard Of
Goshen, where she had lived since February. She was born on April 20, 1926, in
Nappanee, to Eli J. and Sarah (Miller) Hochstetler. On January 24, 1946 she married
Melvin Schwietert, he died August 23, 1989. On August 13, 2000 she married Chriss E.
Miller, he died July 5, 2011. Surviving are three daughters, Lucille Hodge of Sun City, AZ,
JoAnn (Neal) Beachy of Etna Green, Rosetta (Ray) Miller of Middlebury; two sons,
Eugene (Martha) Schwietert of Goshen, Randy Schwietert of Middlebury; 11
grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren; two step daughters, LaVina (Shorty) Christner of
Goshen, Leora (Laverne) Miller of Kalona, IA; a step son, Lester (Marilyn) Miller of
Goshen; two sisters, Verda (Levi) Hochstetler and Ellen Chupp both of Nappanee; five
brothers, Jesse (Wilma) Hochstetler of Nappanee, Omer (Wilma) Hochstetler of Milford,
Lonnie (Verba) Hochstetler of Nappanee, Marvin E. Hochstetler of Goshen, Earl (Erma)
Hochstetler of Nappanee. She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant son, one
grandson, one great grandson, three sisters, Sylvia, Edna and Mattie, two brothers,
Willis and Glen. She was a member of Roselawn Mennonite Church, a homemaker,
worked in housekeeping at Goshen General Hospital for 11 years and in laundry at
Greencroft and was known for her quilting which she enjoyed very much. Visitation will
be from 2:00 - 8:00 pm Tuesday June 18, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 S. Main
St. Middlebury. There will be one hour of visitation prior the 10:00 am funeral service on
Wednesday June 19, at Griner Mennonite Church, Middlebury. Services will be
conducted by Pastor’s Troy Brubacher and Curtis Stutzman. Burial will be in Thomas
Cemetery, Goshen.

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                      Current Online Condolences


To Lovina (Shorty) Christner,  Lovina, I am so sorry about your stepmother. I trust she
had a good life and is in a much better place. This is to let you know l still think of youns.
May God Bless You...Velma Yoder
From:  Velma Yoder
Lovina Mae Miller
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