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Shirley Jean Miller 1929 - 2019
Manuel Palacio Sr.

LARNED  — Shirley Jean Miller, 89, passed away January 11, 2019 in Minden, Neb.

She was born Nov. 11, 1929 in Wichita, the daughter of Ivan Rhea and Mary V. Walker Detrich.  A longtime area resident, she was co-owner of Miller Tire in Norton, and was the City Clerk in Radium.

She was a member of the First Christian Church in Larned and the Radium Senior Center.

On April 26, 1949, she married Ralph W. Miller in McPherson. He passed away Dec. 19, 1996.

Survivors include: two daughters, Monica Miller, Minden, Neb., and Marla Farber, Great Bend, a son, Monte Miller (Tasha), Richland Hills, Texas; six grandchildren, Jason Miller (Dee), Lyons, Amie Miller-Rush (Rusty), Ellinwood, Sara Miller (Matt Hodges), Ellinwood, Charles Miller, Paris, Ky., Logan Farber (Patrice), St. Peters, Mo. and Meagan Barnett, (Jacob), Great Bend, and twelve great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a daughter, Mona Miller.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned, with Robert Sallee presiding.  Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday with family present from 5:30–7 p.m. at Beckwith Mortuary.  Burial will be in Point View Cemetery, Radium.

Memorials may be given to the Point View Cemetery, Radium, in care of Beckwith Mortuary, Box 477 Larned, KS 67550.  Condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Beckwith Mortuary 

Box 477 

Larned, KS 67550

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Jan. 15, 2019