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John E. Miller

June 12, 1939 ~ March 20, 2022 (age 82)

Obituary

John E. Miller, 82, of Topeka, died at 3:10 pm on Sunday, March 20 at his residence after being diagnosed with acute leukemia in January. He was born on June 12, 1939, in LaGrange County, to Ervin J. and Lizzie A. (Yoder) Miller. On May 25, 1961, in Topeka, he married Viola T. Lambright, she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are six sons, Devon (Ruby) Miller of Topeka, Clyde (Vera) Miller of Shipshewana, Larry (Arlene) Miller, Merlin (Barbara) Miller both of Millersburg, Glen (Norene) Miller of Middlebury, John Jr. (Sue Anna) Miller of LaGrange; six daughters, Marlene (Larry) Burkholder of Nappanee, Darla (Ervin) Miller, Kathryn (Ernie) Yoder both of Middlebury, Waneta (Gerald) Miller of Millersburg, Esther (LaVern) Bontrager of Topeka, Vera (Kenneth) Hostetler of Shipshewana; 70 grandchildren, 74 great-grandchildren; brother, Ervin Jr. (Mabel) Miller of Topeka; four sisters, Clara (Lester) Hochstetler of Wolcottville, Sally (Orla) Bontrager of Topeka, Mary Miller of Goshen, Lizzie (Wilbur) Miller of Topeka. He was preceded in death by his parents; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild; brother, Clyde Miller; two sisters, Ida Mae Miller, Martha Bontrager; three brothers-in-law, Ervin Bontrager, Larry Miller, Wilbur Lehman; sister-in-law, Mary Miller. John was a farmer and was formerly employed by S & H Metal. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after 1:00 pm on Monday, March 21 and all day Tuesday, March 22 at the family residence, 4265 S. 400 W., Topeka. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Wednesday, March 23 also at the family residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop David A. Hochstetler and the home ministers. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery, LaGrange.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
March 21, 2022

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
John Miller Family Residence
4265 South 400 West
Topeka, IN 46571

Visitation
Tuesday
March 22, 2022

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
John Miller Family Residence
4265 South 400 West
Topeka, IN 46571

Funeral Service
Wednesday
March 23, 2022

9:30 AM
John Miller Family Residence
4265 South 400 West
Topeka, IN 46571

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