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Millers mark 60th anniversary

Posted: Thursday, Nov 15th, 2012

Mr. and Mrs. Miller

Howard and Doris Miller of Mendota will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 29.

The family will host an open house from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 1 in the social hall at St. Johnís Lutheran Church of Mendota. No gifts, please.

Howard Miller and the former Doris Hays were married in Rochelle with the brideís sister Veda May Cole as maid of honor and groomís cousin Donald Ladenburger as best man.

Howard, now retired, was an independent milk hauler and worked for the Stephenitch family of Mendota for more than 50 years, first for its International implement dealership, then for its Ace Hardware store. For 24 years, he worked for Motor Wheel Corp. in Mendota. Doris was a contracted U.S. mail collector and worked with friends in an independent home painting and wallpapering business.

The Millers have two children, Daryl Miller (Daniel Gaines) of Santa Monica, Calif., and Diane (Tom) Cessna of Bloomington. They have two grandchildren, Alexandra and Ian Cessna.

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