Information for Elbert Thomas “Bert” Miller
24 October, 1915 – 11 September, 1984
The Idaho Press Tribune
September, 1984

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Elbert Miller

    Services for Elbert T. "Bert" Miller, 68, of Nampa, who died Tuesday, Sept. 11, in a Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the North Nampa Church of the Nazarene.
    The Rev. R.W. Carpenter, pastor of the church, will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.  Services and interment are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Mr. Miller, a retired railroad carman, was born Oct. 24, 1915, in Fredonia, Kan., to James and Alice Miller.  He was reared and educated in Coffeyville, Kan.  He married Nel M. Broadus, March 26, 1937, in Kansas City, Kan.  They moved to Seattle, Wash., in 1942 and he worked in a defense plant.  Later that year he entered the U.S. Army and served during World War II at Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland and Central Europe.
    He was honorably discharged in 1945 and they moved to Nampa.  In October of 1945 he went to work for the Pacific Fruit Express as a carman.  He retired due to ill health in 1957 and they had resided in Nampa since.
    He was a member of the North Nampa Church of the Nazarene.  He was also a member of the Union Pacific Railroad Junior Old Timers Club where he had served as president, and a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Carmen of America.
    He is survived by his wife, Nel of Nampa; two sons, Phillip T. Miller, Nampa, and Steven R. Miller, Roseburg, Ore.; one daughter, Vickie Byers, Nampa; one brother, Ed Miller, Coffeeville, Kan.; nine grandchildren (sp); and two great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the North Nampa Church of the Nazarene, 604 14th Ave. N., Nampa, 83651, or flowers may be sent.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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