Doris Miller

October 31, 1929 ~ October 1, 2021 (age 91)


Doris Miller, 91, of Sidney passed away at 12:10 AM, Friday, October 1, 2021 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Graveside services will be 11:00 AM CST, Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Riverside Cemetery, Brook, IN with Pastor John Sharp officiating.  Freese Funeral Home, Sidney is assisting with arrangements.

Mrs. Miller was born October 31, 1929 at Morocco, IN, a daughter to Chauncey and Amanda Whaley Merchant.  She married William C. Miller on December 1, 1949 at Kentland, IN.  He preceded in death on April 13, 1992.

Surviving are three daughters: Amanda (Mike) Shireley of Williamsport, IN, Sherry (Rick) Gibson of La Plata, MD, and Abbie (Steve) Smith, three grandchildren; Emily (Steve) Martin of Williamsport, IN, Becky Shireley of Spanaway, WA, and Sam Smith of Broadlands, and three great-grandchildren; Mikayla, Katherine, and Stephanie Martin.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers Kenneth and Dale Merchant, and two sisters; Ruby Berry and Helen Askew.

Doris worked with her husband farming until they got in the grocery business, including the Sidney Star Market until her retirement in 1993.

She was devoted to her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.  She was also a caring, loving and kind, but also proud to have lived independently in her own home until her death.

Memorials may be given to the Missouri Synod Lutheran Seminary of Fort Wayne, IN

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Graveside Service
October 7, 2021

11:00 AM
Riverside Cemetery, Brook

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