SHREVE -- Eli M. Miller, 73, 1549 Harrison Road, Shreve, died Friday morning, May 5, 2017, at his home.
He was born Feb. 14, 1944, in Holmes County, to the late Monroe J.S. and Annie D. (Miller) Miller and married Amanda D. Yoder on June 15, 1967. She preceded him in death on June 8, 2012.
He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church, where he was ordained minister in 1985, and then bishop in 1995.
Surviving are children, Elsie Miller of the home and Duane (Marilyn) Miller of the home; five grandchildren; brothers, David (Clara) Miller and Wayne (Susan) Miller, both of Millersburg, Jr. (Lovina) Miller of Benton and Paul (Betty) Miller of Baltic; sisters, Edna (Henry) Raber of Millersburg, Elizabeth (Dean) Yoder of Fredericksburg, Katie (Raymond) Troyer of Baltic, Esther (Paul) Beachy of Dundee and Dena (Norman) Stutzman of Baltic; and a sister-in-law, Emma Miller of Millersburg.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a stillborn daughter, his parents and a brother, Josie Miller.
Services were Sunday, May 7, 2017, at 9 a.m. at the Duane Miller residence, 1551 Harrison Road, Shreve, with Bishop Wayne R. Yoder officiating. Burial was in Yoder Cemetery, Prairie Township. Murray Funeral Home in Fredericksburg handled arrangements.