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MILOL. MILLER RITES SATURDAY AT POCAHONTAS Funeral sendees for Milo L. Miller of Titonka were held at the Presbyterian church in Pocahontas 'Saturday, May 13 with the Rev. Donald H. James of Titonka officiating, assisted by the Rev. C. L. Winn of Pocahontas. Vocal hymns were sung by Mrs. Gradyon Freelburg and MTS. L. C- Krug, accompanied by Mrs. Eugene Patrick, the selections being "In the Garden" and "Abide With Me." 'Floral arrangements were in change of Mrs. O. C. Johnston, Mrs. ,-H. H. Winegarden, Mrs. E. R. Staley and Mrs. Glenn Cassen, all of Pocahontas. Pallbearei were Roy Miller, John Lamp Chas. Battershell, Glenn Cassen Kenny Kramer and John Clari all of Pocahontas. Burial was i the Summit Hill cemetery. Milo L. Miller passed away _ St. Ann hospital in Algona earl Wednesday morning, May 10, fol lowing a breiif illness. He had bee active up till a few,weeks bafor his death. At the time of his deatd days old. He was the son of th late Philip and Mary -Miller.' H was born in Butler county, nea Allison, on January 27, j!854 where he lived during his boy hood 'with -his parents. On No vemlber 29, 1-877, he was unite in marriage to Cinderella Mille of Waterloo, at tlhe home of he parents. To this union three chil iren were born, all of whom ar living. They lived on a (farm nea Allison for five years and thei moved to Kimball, S. Dak., wiher ;hey homesteaded (for seven years They moved back to Iowa in ; 1890 .ocating in Pocahontas county 01 a-farm. In. 1908 they moved tc own where they lived till 192' when they left (for Nortlhwood. Th >ast eight years he has made hi iome witti his son Walter Miller of Titonka where he had lived up to the time of his death. Mr. • and Mrs. (Miller celebrated heir 70flh wedding anniversary on November 29, 1947 at Titonka Mrs. (Miller preceded her husband in death on February H 948. He was a member of the Methodist church in Titonka. Mr. Miler was known by the early sellers over the country as being a great horseman. He is survived by one daugh.- er Mrs. Clarence (Estelle) Coi: yl Pocahontas, two -sons Walter o: Titonka and Cornelius Miller of Vincennes 1 , Indiana!; 'six grandchildren, Ira (Miller of Pocahontas who they raised from a small boy, Mrs. Ernest Jesse of Albert Lea, Virgil Miller of Titonka Merle Miller of Jacksonville, Fla., Mrs. Dwight Smith and Mrs. Unice Ernest of Vincennes, Indiana; and 10 great grandchildren. He is preceded- in death (by his parents, his wife, ifour brothers and two sisters. Atending the 'funeral from a distance, relatives and friends were Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Miller of Vincennes, Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Smith, Mt. Pleasant, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Miller and children of Jacksonville, Fla., Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Miller of Titonka, Mr. and Mrs, George Qchutjer of Woden, Mr. and. Mrs, Ernest Jesse, (Mr. and Mrs. Robert Neilsen, Laura Spilde and 'Richard Spilde of Albert Lea,.Roger Spilde of Titonka and Mr. and Mrs. Don Bigger o'f Lake City.

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  2. 18 May 1950, Thu,
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