Feb. 7, 1913 - Jan. 26, 2008
IMPERIAL -- Wilfred Miller, 94, died Saturday (Jan. 26, 2008) at Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial.
He was born Feb. 7, 1913, to Anna Wallin Miller and Locy Nelson Miller on a farm west of Imperial. He attended District 4 school and graduated from Chase County High School in 1932.
On Dec. 25, 1932, he married Helen Dunbar. They farmed west of Imperial before retiring in 1978. They moved into Imperial in 1983. He was active in the community and helped organize and get electricity to the area in 1942, and telephone in 1949.
He served on the Rural Fire Board and the Chase County Fair Board. He was a member of the Evangelical United Brethren Church until it united with the Methodist Church. He was an active member of Izaak Walter League and the Lions.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen; his parents; two brothers; two sisters; one daughter-in-law; two grandsons; and one great-grandchild.
Survivors include his daughter, Murlena Beard and husband, Max of Imperial; sons Bill and wife, Susan of Sierra Vista, Ariz., and Delvis of Norton, Kan.; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were today at First United Methodist Church of Imperial, with the Rev. Kay Alnor officiating. Interment followed at Mount Hope Cemetery in Imperial.
Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church of Imperial or the Chase County Community Senior Center.
Liewer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.