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Mary K. Miller

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 13th, 2013

Mary K. Miller
LAMAR, Mo. - Mary K. Miller, 98, of Lamar, Mo. died Nov. 11, 2013 at her home.

Graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18 at Melugin Cemetery, Compton.

Mrs. Miller was born May 13, 1915 to Louis and Loretta (Snip) Wolf, in Lamar, Mo. She married Dale Miller on June 11, 1943. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include one son, Louis (Sherril) Miller of Weston, Neb.; one son-in law, Francis Orval of Belgium; seven grandchildren, Colin P. Miller of Livermore, Calif., Rachel Miller delaTorre of Bonita Springs, Fla., and Silas Dale Miller, Loraynia Kearns, Kate Hazelton, Gregory Pletcher and Corbin Pletcher, all of Nebraska; four great grandchildren, Raven Kearns, Sayer Kearns, Charles delaTorre and Lily delaTorre; and her extended family, Gail and Cinda Miller, Burly and Marsha Jenkins, and Billy Martin.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one daughter, Ruby Orval; her parents; and one sister, Margaret Wirts.

Mrs. Miller graduated from Lamar High School in 1933. She attended Joplin Business College and graduated from Springfield Teachers College in 1940 with a teaching degree. She taught in rural Barton County for three years and then taught kindergarten through 12th grade as well as home economics in Compton and Mendota schools. She moved back to Lamar in 1993 and was very active in the community. She was a member of the Lamar United Methodist Church, Esther Circle, Lamar Retired Teachers Association, LaSalle County Retired Teachers Association, Illinois Retired Teachers Association, General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Illinois and Missouri, Atheneum Club, Wednesday Bridge Club, Sew and So Club and the Barton County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Her sense of humor, love of life, and love for her family and friends were enjoyed by all who knew and loved her.

Memorial donations may be directed to Girls Town, Barton County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, or the Lamar United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Online condolences may be left at konantzwarden.com.

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