Ophrah Irene (Troyer) Miller

Born: Sun., Feb. 3, 1924
Died: Thu., May 14, 2020


Family to do services at later date


Private Interment


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Orphah I. Miller

February 3, 1924 – May 14, 2020

Orphah Irene Miller, 96, of New Carlisle passed away at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, May 14th in Hamilton Grove Retirement Community. Mrs. Miller was born February 3, 1924 in Plymouth, IN to the late Iva (Nifong) and Earl H. Troyer and had lived in New Carlisle since 1956 coming from Mishawaka. On July 6, 1947 in South Bend as Orphah I. Troyer she married Edward E. Miller who preceded her in death April 29, 1993. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, DaMaris Stanley and Ward Troyer; and a son-in-law, Patrick Peterson. She is survived by her daughters, Carol J. Peterson of New Carlisle and Yvonne E. Maxey (Victor) of Cincinnati, OH; sons, Carl E. Miller of New Carlisle and Wendell E. Miller (Kristine) of Marquette, MI; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Orphah was a longtime member of Prairie Gardens Church. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thank you to the staff at Hamilton Grove for their loving care.

Private family graveside services will be held at Bremen Cemetery, Bremen, IN. A Memorial Celebration of Orphah’s life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions in Orphah’s name may be made to Prairie Gardens Church, 29301 Lynn St., New Carlisle, IN, 46552. Welsheimer Family Funeral Home, 521 N. William St. is assisting the family with arrangements. Family and friends may leave email condolences at www.welsheimers.com.

Charitable donations may be made in Ophrah's memory to the following organization:

Prairie Gardens Church
29301 Lynn St., New Carlisle, IN, 46552

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