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Maurice E. Miller

December 19, 2013

    Maurice Edward Miller, 93, Berne, died Dec.18, 2013, at Swiss Village.
    He was born April 10, 1920, in Adams County to the late Joseph Leroy and Hazel Mae Davies Miller. He married Edith Elizabeth Habegger April 20, 1941; she preceded him in death in 2012.
    Maurice retired as an insurance agent and estate planner for Midwestern United Life Insurance Company. He was past owner of Affolder-Miller Implements, worked as a mail carrier and farmed in Blue Creek Township. He served on the board of the Adams County Historical Museum and supplied many volunteer hours there. He was a life-long member of Salem Community Church, previously Salem United Methodist, taught Sunday school for many years and served in various leadership roles in the church.
    Surviving are a daughter, Nancy (Don) Egley of Decatur; two granddaughters, Kami Rene Miller (Ed) Ulmer of Henniker, N.H. and Mary Jo "Jody" Egley (Quinn) Hirschy of Fort Wayne; and four great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by two sons Roger Dean and Wayne Edward; and a brother, Robert LaDoyt Miller.
    Funeral services are 3 p.m. Saturday with calling one hour before service at Swiss Village Chapel.
    Visitation is Friday from 4-8 p.m. at the village with Dr. James Compton officiating.
    Burial is in the Backesto (Springhill) Cemetery, rural Berne.
    Preferred memorials are to the Swiss Village Samaritan Fund.
    Online condolences may me made at www.yagerkirchhofer.com.

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