Madge Miller obit (nee Benway)
lieutenant. He remained at Fort Mrs. Madge Miller Evansville — Funeral services for Mrs. Madge Miller, who died Sunday in lier home at Long Lake, Wis., were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon in the Allen funeral funeral home, the Rev. Francis Kranz officiating. Burial was in the Cooksville cemetery. The former Madge Benway was born Oct. 14. 1877, in Harvard, Harvard, 111., a daughter of Henry and Delpha Clark Benway. She was married to Ernest Miller in 1896 and they lived on farms near Evansville before moving to Long Lake in 1945. Mr. Miller died Oct. 14, 1946. Surviving are a son. Leslie, Haugen. Wis.; a sister. Mrs. George Basford. Beloit; two half- brothers, Sidney Benway, Evansville, Evansville, and Joseph Benw-ay, Kellerton. Kellerton. Li.; and several nieces and nephews. A brother and sister preceded her in death. Benning for 14 months as an instructor. instructor. He was promoted to first lieutenant Mslrch 4. 1943. and in .May of 1944, was sent to England \vhere he was stationed only a short time before being transferred to France. He 'vas with the 79th division which was the first division to enter Cherbourg. Cherbourg. France. He was an executive executive officer of his company at the time he was killed somewhere somewhere in France Sept. 22. 1944. and was awarded the Purple Heart. Survivors are his parents; three brothers. Gerald and James. Whitewater, and Robert. Flvmouth: a sister. Mrs. Robert i ^^"i'lnip- Kenosha: and grandfa ther, WilUam Flood. Plymouth.