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2 February, 1910 29 February, 1988
The Idaho Press Tribune

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Florence Miller

    Funeral services for Mrs. Florence J. Miller, 78, of Nampa who died Monday, Feb. 29, 1988, at home, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 4, at the Nampa Grace Episcopal Church, 403 10th Ave. S.  Fr. James Swearingen, rector of the church, will officiate.  Private family interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.  Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Mrs. Miller was born on Feb. 2, 1910, at Cheyenne, Wyo. to Albert and Katherine Tidball Johnston.  In 1924 she moved with her family to Thermopolis, Wyo., where she was reared and educated, graduating from high school in 1928.  She attended Penn Hall Girls School in Chambersburg, Pa., and later attended the University of Nebraska, graduating in 1932 with a degree in teaching.  She married Joseph Warren Miller Jr. on Dec. 28, 1936, in Lincoln, Neb.  She taught in Nebraska for a while and then they moved to Denver.  They later moved to Illinois.  Mr. Miller died in 1955.  She then moved to Santa Cruz, Calif.  In 1970 she came to Nampa, where she had since resided.
    She was a member of the Nampa Grace Episcopal Church, where she was involved in the Altar Guild and the Episcopal Church Women.  She was also a member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood and an associate member of the Sisterhood of Santa Barbara, Calif.
    Florence is survived by two daughters, Jane (Mrs. Doug) Bishop, Nampa, and Katharine (Mrs. Jim) Roeder, New Ringgold, Pa.; a sister, Elizabeth (Mrs. Wedge) Thompson, Santa Rosa, Calif.; two grandchildren, Jerry Wright Jr., U.S. Navy at Oak Harbor, Wash., and Laura Lynnette Whieldon, Pa.; A niece, Kathy Herford, Carmel Valley, Calif.; a nephew, Dr. Robert Thompson, Santa Rosa.  Besides her husband she was preceded in death by her parents and a sister.
    The family suggests memorial contributions to the P.E.O. Chapter House, 114 E. Logan St., Caldwell 83605; the Grace Episcopal Church; or flowers may be sent.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.





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