Archive for Thursday, October 7, 1999


October 7, 1999

Norah L. Miller, 68, McLouth, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 1999, at St. Francis Hospital, Topeka, after a long battle with emphysema.
She was born Jan. 11, 1931, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Jackson Olin and Louisa Ellen Glogau Joplin.
Mrs. Miller had moved to McLouth in 1984 from Wilsall, Mont., where she had lived since 1977.
She had formerly lived in the rural Lawrence area.
She was a homemaker and had worked many years for her mother at the Joplin Nursing Home, McLouth. She also had worked as a secretary for Farmers Insurance Group in Overland Park.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Kansas City, Mo., and had received her 50-year pin for outstanding achievement.
Mrs. Miller was an avid reader. She loved to watch birds and enjoyed cooking.
She married William (Bill) Arnold Miller on May 21, 1955, in Ottawa. He survives.
She is also survived by three sons, Mark S. Miller, Sanford, Fla., Michael J Miller, Spokane, Wash., and Ed A. Miller, Wichita; two daughters, Louisa E. Neu, Ellicott, Md., and Tina E. Mulhall, Chico, Calif.; one brother, William M. Joplin, Gladstone, Mo.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A private celebration of life by family and friends was held Sunday at the Miller family home in McLouth. Cremation was planned.
The Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa, was in charge of arrangements.

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