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Elaine Esther <I>Miller</I> Aber

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Elaine Esther Miller Aber

Birth
Hope, Osage County, Missouri, USA
Death
12 Jan 2001 (aged 84)
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, USA
Burial
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, USA Add to Map
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Aber, Elaine Miller, a long time member of the Jefferson City community, died Jan. 12, 2001, in Jefferson City, after a battle with cancer. She was born in Hope, MO. Feb. 12, 1916, to Amanda Lemmel Miller and William S. Miller. She married Lawrence Marion Aber of Warrensburg, MO., in June 1940. He preceded her in death Jan., 1981. She is survived by her children, William L. Aber of Jefferson City, Roberta E. Aber of Akron, OH, Max David Aber of Lee's Summit and Eden Aber MacCluskey of Darmstadt, Germany; sisters Fern Mayes Jefferson City, Jean Cull of Clinton, Maxine Looney of Springfield and Eloise Schaeperkeotter of Mt. Sterling and 5 grandchildren.

Her half-century of work for social justice was recognized in recent years. She was named the AAUW Women of Achievement for Community Service in 1976. The MO Assoc. of Social Welfare named her a Centennial Champion for Social Justice in 1990. In 1998, Governor Carnahan presented her with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Award and the MO Legislators or MO's Deverne Lee Callaway Award. Governor Carnahan also appointed her to the Governor's Commission on Special Health, Psychological and Social Needs of Minority Older individuals.

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri)14 Jan 2001, Sun Page 30)

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Aber, Elaine Miller, a long time member of the Jefferson City community, died Jan. 12, 2001, in Jefferson City, after a battle with cancer. She was born in Hope, MO. Feb. 12, 1916, to Amanda Lemmel Miller and William S. Miller. She married Lawrence Marion Aber of Warrensburg, MO., in June 1940. He preceded her in death Jan., 1981. She is survived by her children, William L. Aber of Jefferson City, Roberta E. Aber of Akron, OH, Max David Aber of Lee's Summit and Eden Aber MacCluskey of Darmstadt, Germany; sisters Fern Mayes Jefferson City, Jean Cull of Clinton, Maxine Looney of Springfield and Eloise Schaeperkeotter of Mt. Sterling and 5 grandchildren.

Her half-century of work for social justice was recognized in recent years. She was named the AAUW Women of Achievement for Community Service in 1976. The MO Assoc. of Social Welfare named her a Centennial Champion for Social Justice in 1990. In 1998, Governor Carnahan presented her with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Award and the MO Legislators or MO's Deverne Lee Callaway Award. Governor Carnahan also appointed her to the Governor's Commission on Special Health, Psychological and Social Needs of Minority Older individuals.

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri)14 Jan 2001, Sun Page 30)

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