Maurice E. Miller

Posted on Dec 20, 2013
Maurice E. Miller

Maurice Edward Miller, 93, of Berne died on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Swiss Village in Berne. He was born on April 10, 1920 in Adams County to Joseph Leroy and Hazel Mae (Davies) Miller. He was married on April 20, 1941 to Edith Elizabeth Habegger.
He retired as an insurance agent and estate planner for Midwestern United Life Insurance Company. He was a past owner of Affolder-Miller Implements, worked as a mail carrier, and farmed in Blue Creek Township. He served many volunteer hours while serving on the board of the Adams County Historical Museum. He was a life-long member of Salem Community Church (previously Salem UM), taught Sunday school for many years, and served in various leadership roles in the church.
He is survived by a daughter, Nancy (Don) Egley of Decatur; two granddaughters, Kami Rene Miller (Ed) Ulmer of Henniker, New Hampshire; and Mary Jo "Jody" Egley (Quinn) Hirschy of Fort Wayne; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife in 2012; two sons, Roger Dean and Wayne Edward; and brother, Robert LaDoyt Miller.
Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 20 and one hour prior to the 3:00 p.m. funeral service on Saturday, December 21 at Swiss Village Chapel in Berne. Officiating will be Dr. James Compton. Burial will be at Backesto (Springhill) Cemetery in rural Berne.
Memorial may be made to the Swiss Village Samaritan Fund.
Arrangements provided by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne. Sign the guest book online at