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Verna Miller Dec. 3, 1919 - Feb. 18, 2013

Verna Miller Dec. 3, 1919 - Feb. 18, 2013

NORTHFIELD - Verna Sadie Myrtella (Rud) Miller, age 93 of Northfield and formerly of Willmar, died peacefully in her sleep at Northfield Care Center on Monday, February 18, 2013.

A memorial service will be held at Eagle Lake Lutheran Church, rural Willmar in June.

Arrangements are being completed by the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault.

Verna was born December 3, 1919 in Kerkhoven, to Cornell and Mabel (Hagen) Rud. She was baptized at Monson Lake Lutheran Church, confirmed at Kerkhoven Lutheran Church and attended country school completing the 8th grade. On August 26, 1941, Verna married Marvin E. Miller in Atwater and they made their home at Eagle Lake north of Willmar. She was a member of Eagle Lake Lutheran Church, taught Sunday school, summer school, active in the Women’s Circle, Mission Society and Altar Committee. She previously worked at the Willmar Golf Course and in food service for the Willmar Public Schools for over twenty years. She enjoyed cooking, playing golf, cards, music and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by three children, her daughter, Sandra & Dennis Welsh of Fort Myers, FL and their children, George & Tipi Welsh (George, Jr., Emily & Jack), Kris Welsh (Amanda), Scott & Michele Welsh (Brooke & Blake), Jennifer & Gary Feldman (Mary Jane); her son, Marlin & Diane Miller of Grafton, WI, and their children, Michelle & Tim Oberheu (Logan & Aubrey), Todd & Kari Miller (Lucas & Hudson); and her daughter, Robin Miller & Dick Stangler of Kilkenny, MN and their children, Ben & Briana Watkins (Isaiah), Amy Watkins, Jacob Watkins, Toyia & Brian Arvin, Rebecca Stangler, and Nick & Anna Stangler (Tyler, James and Mya); twin sister, Vera & Ruben Hoglund of Willmar; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Marvin; in laws, and brothers, Clifton & Violet Rud and Merlyn & Marlotte Rud.

Memorial gifts may be directed to Eagle Lake Lutheran Church, 1650 60th Ave NE, Willmar, MN 56201.

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