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Evelyn Louise Miller

May 14, 2012

    Evelyn Louise Miller, 81, died Friday, May 11, 2012, at Swiss Village in Berne.
    Evelyn was born November 12, 1930, in Berne, to the late Ralph and Bertha (Spichiger) Miller.
    Evelyn lived during her life in Berne, Hartford Township, and Fort Wayne. She graduated as salutatorian from Hartford Township High School in 1948. Evelyn took vocal music lessons and sang extensively as a soloist, and in ensembles, and choirs throughout the Berne area. She worked in accounting and bookkeeping for the Adams County Co-op in Berne and Monroe, Central Soya and Envelope Services in Fort Wayne.
    Evelyn was a member of Cross United Church of Christ in Berne. She enjoyed all music, especially singing, genealogy, reading, antiques, and Indiana sports. She enjoyed nature and liked driving to the Loblolly to observe wildlife. She particularly enjoyed the geese and wildlife at Swiss Village.
    She is survived by a sister, Mildred O'Brien of Tucson, Ariz.; a brother, Lewis (Mary) Miller, Tiffin, Ohio; two nieces, Gretchen (Ken) Johnson of Cincinnati and Sarah Miller of Cleveland; a grandnephew, Spencer Johnson; and a grandniece, Erika Johnson, both of Cincinnati.
    A funeral service for Evelyn will be held in the Swiss Village chapel on Wednesday, May 16, at 11 a.m., with Pastor Timothy Price officiating. Friends may meet the family one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at the MRE Cemetery.
    Preferred memorials may be made in memory of Evelyn to either Cross United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 145, Berne, or to Swiss Village, 1350 W. Main St., Berne.
    Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Friends may sign the guest book at yagerkirchhofer.com.

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