Lewiston Morning Tribune|
Saturday, April 2, 1949
Ole Miller, Pioneer Of Area, Dead At 78
Ole Miller, 78, Lewiston Orchards, who first settled in north central Idaho in 1875, was taken by death at St. Joseph's hospital at 9:35 yesterday morning. Mr. Miller had been in the hospital since March 25. Death was due to the infirmities of age.
He was born in Wisconsin, Oct. 3, 1870, and came west with his parents to homestead in the Genesee area in 1875. He attended school at Genesee.
In 1911, Mr. Miller moved to Canada, went to Ohio in 1921 and back to Canada in 1933. In 1935 he returned to the Genesee area. He came to Lewiston in 1940 and resided in Lewiston Orchards.
Mr. Miller's wife, the former Della Duncan, whom he married in 1925, died in 1942.
Mr. Miller was a communicant of the Lutheran church.
He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Martina Herriott, Langley prairie, B. C.; and two nieces in this area, Mrs. Grace L. Matlock, Lewiston, and Mrs. Belle Isaaksen, Genesee.
Funeral services will be conducted from the Brower-Wann chapel Monday afternoon at 2, with the Rev. George Skaret officiating. Burial will be in Normal Hill cemetery.