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Helen Marie Miller, 92, of Lincoln died
Friday, May 11, 2007, at 9:35 a.m. at her home.
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln. Visitation will be one hour prior to the
Burial will be in New Union Cemetery.
farmed with her husband in the Broadwell and
Middletown area for many years. She also worked for
Stetson China Company, in the kitchen at Lincoln
Developmental Center and in quality control at
Lincoln Bottle Company.
She was born Dec. 11, 1914, in rural Lawndale to
John and Matilda Boehm Loercher. She married Irwin
A. Miller on July 26, 1932, in Springfield. He
preceded her in death in April 1973.
She is survived by one daughter, Joyce Winch of
Rock Falls; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Miller of
Lincoln; four grandchildren, Paul Cobane III of
Princeton, Scott Cobane of Las Vegas, Nev., Irwin
Todd Miller of Collinsville and Nathan Miller of
Lincoln; and four great-grandchildren, Carrie Cobane
of Walnut, Paul Cobane IV of Dixon, Tiffany Cobane
of Bensonville and Natalie Miller of Lincoln.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Irwin
Lee Miller; two sisters, Leona (and Ronald) Holloway
and Francis (and Clarence) Dobson; and one brother,
She was confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church and
was a former member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.
She was a major fan of Elvis and was a staunch
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