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Pauline Amelia Pobanz Miller
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1857, Germany
Death: Jul. 12, 1933
Illinois, USA

7/13/1933 Republic



Mrs. Paulina Miller, aged 76, a resident of this community since childhood passed away at her home a short distance west of Geneseo, at 8:30 o'clock Wednesday morning, July 12, 1933. She had been ill about one year. Mrs. Miller was a mother of a family of children noted for their unusual musical talent, some of whom have become widely known for their ability along this line. Paulina Pobanz was born in Prussia, March 22, 1857 and came to this country at the early age of 7, settling in this locality. Most of her life was spent in Edford and Geneseo townships. She was married in Edford township, Feb. 17, 1876, to Gustave Miller who preceded her in death Dec. 12, 1928. She was a charter member of St. Peter's Evangelical church of Edford and of the Ladies Aid society. She was devoted to her church and family and was most generous in her charities, often giving cheerfully to those in need, expecting nothing in return. she was a kind and loving wife and mother and a good neighbor. Survivors include five sons, Albert, Otto, Gus, Ernest and George, all of this locality, three daughters, Emily and Mathilda Miller of Geneseo and Mrs. Mary Reichle of Wanfatosa(sic), Wis., two brothers, G. A. Pobanz of Moline and Herman Pobanz of Colona, also a number of grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday, afternoon with private services at the home at 1:30 o'clock and services for the public at 2 at St. Peter's Evangelical church of Edford. The Rev. F. O. Claussen will officiate. Pallbearers will be Elmer Miller, Harvey Miller, Ernest Meier, Archie Pobanz, George Pobanz and Walter Bartz. Burial will be in Edford cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Wilhelm Pobanz (1828 - 1911)
  Henrietta Pauline Dettmann Pobanz (1835 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Gustav Edward Miller (1848 - 1927)*
 
 Children:
  Albert Edward Miller (1876 - 1952)*
  Amelia Augusta Miller (1878 - 1964)*
  Otto Herman Miller (1880 - 1960)*
  Gustave Leopold Miller (1884 - 1958)*
  Ernest Samuel Miller (1889 - 1960)*
  Matilda Pauline Miller (1889 - 1939)*
  George David Miller (1891 - 1947)*
  Grace Helene Miller (1895 - 1905)*
 
 Sibling:
  Pauline Amelia Pobanz Miller (1857 - 1933)
  George William Pobanz (1859 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Edford Cemetery
Geneseo
Henry County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Don
Record added: Oct 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98166352
Pauline Amelia <i>Pobanz</i> Miller
Added by: Don
 
 
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