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Marie H Janke Jones

Blackwell, Kay County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 17 Feb 2012 (aged 95)
Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 100048162 · View Source
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Marie H. Miller

Marie H. Miller
Departed on Feb. 17, 2012 and resided in Durham, NC.
Memorial Service: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012
1:00 pm

Marie Helen Miller, 95 years of age of Durham, North Carolina died on February 17, 2012 in her daughters' home on Club Boulevard. She was born on September 25th 1916 in Blackwell, OK to Karl G. Janke and Anna (Rohr) Janke. The family moved to Sturgis, MI and later to a farm outside Howe, IN during the Great Depression where she helped with gardening, collecting eggs from large chicken coops and making clothes for the family. She also enjoyed and developed skills in baking and cooking, home remodeling, curtain making, re-upholstering and decorating.

Marie married Edwin Frederick Jones on January 21st, 1939. Theirs was a beautiful relationship that lasted until Edwin departed this life on December 3rd, 1959. In later years she married Rollin Jay Miller who has also preceded her in death.

Marie was one of seven children. Preceeding her in death were her sisters, Florence Knapp, Emily Kirkpatrick, Henny Beckwith, Louise Ludwig and brother Karl Janke. At the time of her passing she believed that her younger brother Earl was still living in or around Three Rivers, MI.

Marie is survived by daughter in Durham, NC, daughter in Lamont, MI and son of Burr Oak, MI. In addition, Marie is survived by many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be offered 1:00pm Tuesday, February 21, 2012 from Calvary United Methodist Church, 304 E. Trinity Avenue Durham.

Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions in Marie's name may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church, 304 E. Trinity Avenue Durham, NC 27701.

The Miller family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham. Online memorials: Select obituaries.

(source This Memorial Obituary provided by Hall-Wynne Funeral Service)

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  • Created by: Lori Kime
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100048162
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marie H Janke Jones (25 Sep 1916–17 Feb 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100048162, citing Oak Lawn Cemetery, Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Lori Kime (contributor 47364107) .