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Lauretta Jeanne Miller (Miller)

February 14, 1926 - September 22, 2016

Burial Date September 26, 2016

Friends will be received Sunday, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday, at 11 a.m. at the Zion Luthern Church.

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Lauretta “Jeanne” Miller, 90, of Mayport, Pa. went to be with her Lord on Thursday morning, September 22, 2016, after a brief illness. She was born February 14, 1926, to William P. and Laura F. Miller of Frogtown, Pa. Jeanne was the youngest of seven children. She was a 1943 graduate of Clarion Limestone High School.

On February 1, 1946, she married Lloyd R. Miller of Mayport, Pa. who preceded her in death on September 12, 2012. After their marriage, the two of them started a dairy farm in Redbank Township near Mayport. Jeanne worked side by side with her husband, milking cows and raising chickens. She was a hard working farmer’s wife who enjoyed gardening, reading, and spending time with family.

Mrs. Miller was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is survived by her two daughters and one son, Sheila M. Dougherty and her husband Jim, Jane C. Miller, and Tim L. Miller and his wife Brenda, all of Dairy Road, Mayport, and her son-in-law, Robert Kline and his wife Marsha of Bettendorf, Iowa. She is survived by her six grandchildren, Eric Dougherty and his wife Karla, of Mayport, Pa., Michelle Meeker and her husband Troy, of Myrtle Beach, SC, Ron Miller and his wife Wendi, of Hawthorn, Pa., Kari Miller of Sewickley, Pa., Amanda Miller and Kevin Kelly of Crucible, Pa., and Bill Miller of Mayport. She is also survived by three special grandsons, Rob Kline, Michael Kline, and Mark Kline. She is survived by her great grandchildren, Davin, Dalton and Grace Dougherty of Mayport, Preston and Regan Miller, of New Bethlehem, Kevin, Hailey, Amber and Gavin Kelly of Crucible, Pa. In addition, Jeanne is survived by her only living sibling, Grace Miller of Clarion and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Ann Miller Kline, her two brothers, Richard Miller and Thomas Miller and her three sisters, Florence Maxwell, Rose Hecker and Nina Miller.

Mrs. Miller was an active member of the Zion Luthern Church and also a lifelong member of the Shannondale Grange. She will be greatly missed by her family, friends and neighbors.

Friends will be received Sunday, September 25, 2016 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., at the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn. On Monday September 26, 2016, visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Zion Luthern Church in Shannondale. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m., with Pastor Jim Steingass officiating. Interment will be in the Shannondale Union Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to, Zion Luthern Church, 2842 Pine Run Road, Mayport, Pa. 16240, or Shannondale Union Cemetery, 220 Macadam Road, Mayport, Pa. 16240.