Woodrow Miller, 98 - October 10, 2012Woodrow Miller, 98, of Kearney, formerly of the Mason City and Callaway communities, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at the Mother Hull Senior Living facility in Kearney.
Services will be conducted on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with the Rev. Mel Shepherd officiating. Burial will take place at the Rose Hill Callaway Cemetery.
A visitation will be Friday, Oct. 12, at the Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday until time of service.
Miller was born Nov. 17, 1913, at Callaway to Hope Ephriam and Eliza (Lichenberger) Miller. He attended a rural school near Callaway.
On Nov. 19, 1939, he married Margie Samson. The couple resided and farmed in the Callaway community.
In January of 1957, he and his wife moved to Mason City where he raised cattle and repaired and serviced wells.
Miller and his wife both retired in 1976. His wife passed away in 1995.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Hope and Eliza; his wife, Margie; two sons—Michael and Lee; a grandson, David; seven brothers and sisters; two sons-in-law.
Survivors include: two sons—Don (Jan) Miller of Loup City, and Dale (Karen) Miller of Fordland, MO; his three daughters—Jane Herndon and Judy Smith, both of Gothenburg, and Susan (Ron) Beck of Mason City; 11 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; four brothers—Bryce Miller and Ray Miller, both of Oregon, Morris Miller of California and Norman Miller of Mason City; special friend, Wilma Jones of Kearney.