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 Katherine Adele <I>Japp</I> Miller

Katherine Adele Japp Miller

Birth
Death 10 May 1952 (aged 72)
Burial Kennard, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Blk 4 Lt 21 Sp 3
Memorial ID 26420079 · View Source
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Pilot Tribune 15 May 1952

Mrs. Miller Dead at 72

Lengthy Illness Fatal Saturday To Mrs. Henry Miller, Kennard

Mrs. Henry Miller, 72, died early Saturday at the Miller home in Kennard following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Miller and her husband had observed their 50th wedding anniversary last January 15, the occasion not being a public one due to her illness.

The body was brought to the Campbell Mortuary in Blair.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Kennard Methodist Church.

Katherine Adele Japp, daughter of John and Catherine Japp, was born on the home place southeast of Kennard Jan. 23, 1880. Her parents were early settlers at Kennard.

On Jan. 15, 1902, she was married in Omaha to Henry Miller. With the exception of three years spent at Gretna the Millers have spent their entire married life in or near Kennard.

Mrs. Miller is survived by three sons, Howard Miller and Henry Miller, Jr., both of Kennard, and Lt. Ned Miller, with the Navy at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, who came here to be with his mother during her final illness; and by two daughters, Mrs. Paul Masters of Kennard and Mrs. Clem Crosby of San Fernando, Calif.

Other survivors include six grandchildren; also five brothers, Edward and William Japp of Kennard, John of Sterling, Colo., Ernest of Gillette, Wyo., and George of Libbey, Mont.; and four sisters, Mrs. Sherman Anderson (Laura) of Kennard, Mrs. Buck Rosenbaum (Emma) of Omaha, Mrs. Charles Schneider (Minnie) of south of Blair, and Mrs. Leslie White (Lizzie) of Upton, Wyo.

Enterprise 15 May 1952

Kennard Woman,72, Died Saturday

Mrs. Henry Miller, 72, of Kennard passed away at her home early Saturday morning. She had been ill for many months, her condition being much more serious the last four weeks.

Mrs. Miller was the daughter of the late John and Catherine Japp and was born on the home place southeast of Kennard January 23, 1880. Her parents were early day settlers of the Kennard vicinity.

On January 15, 1902, she was united in marriage to Henry Miller, at Omaha and with the exception of a three year period when the couple lived at Gretna, Kennard has been their home. Mr. and Mrs. Miller celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in January of this year.

Surviving Mrs. Miller are her husband, three sons and two daughters. The sons are John Henry, at home; Howard, of Kennard and Ned who is in the Navy. The daughters: Mrs. Paul Masters (Bessie) of near Kennard, and Mrs. Glen Crosbie (Kay) of San Fernando, California.

Other survivors include five brothers, Ed and William of Kennard; John of Sterling, Colorado; Ernie of Gillette, Wyoming, and George of Libbey, Montana. There are four sisters, Mrs. Sherman Anderson (Laura) of Kennard, Mrs. Buck Rosenbaum (Emma) of Omaha, Mrs. Charles Schneider (Minnie) of south of Blair, and Mrs. Leslie White (Lizzie) of Upton, Wyo.

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~


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  • Created by: Dixie Lambert
  • Added: 26 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26420079
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Katherine Adele Japp Miller (23 Jan 1880–10 May 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26420079, citing Kennard Cemetery, Kennard, Washington County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Dixie Lambert (contributor 46894002) .