Violet E. Miller died Sept. 20, 2012, at her home in Dubois, Wyo. She was 87.
A funeral service was held Friday, Sept. 28, at 4 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Dubois, Wyo.
Violet Elaine Schilling was born at home in rural Sheridan County, Wyo., on Oct. 5, 1924, to August and Rose Schilling. She grew up in Sheridan and graduated from Sheridan High School.
She married Rev. Leo J. Fenske Nov. 10, 1942, in Sheridan. They lived in and served congregations in Kinnear, Wyo., Bellefont, Kan., Natrona, Kan., Leavenworth, Kan., Pueblo, Arvada, Pendleton, Ore., Hudson and Paonia. Leo died in 1992. They were married 49 years and had six children.
She married George Walsh of Paonia in 1993. He died in 1998.
In 1999 she married Fremont Miller. He died in 2002.
Mrs. Miller enjoyed her family, gardening, reading and puzzles of all kinds. She was an active hospital volunteer, census worker and a school cafeteria aide.
She was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church.
Mrs. Miller is survived by her children, Kathryn Barr of Dubois, Wyo., Daniel and his wife Karen of Fort Collins, Mark and his wife Debbie of Whitewater, Martin and his wife Sherry of Gilbert, Ariz., Stephen and his wife Laurie of Fruita, and David and his wife Gretchen of Albuquerque, N.M.; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her three husbands; two sisters, Regina Hunter and Bernice Miller; a daughter-in-law, Carma Fenske; a son-in-law, Earl Barr; and a granddaughter, Marcy Fenske.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 707, Dubois, WY 82513.
Arrangements are being handled by Davis Funeral Home of Riverton, Wyo.blog comments powered by Disqus