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Dorothy L. Miller

February 13, 1920 — June 24, 2013

Dorothy Louise Miller, 93, died Monday (June 24, 2013) at Schowalter Villa in Hesston, KS.

She was born February 13, 1920 in Aberdeen, Idaho, the daughter of Herman J. and Susie Neuman Toevs. Her father died while Dorothy was a child. Dorothy married Lester R. Miller on March 26, 1951 at First Mennonite Church in Newton. He died on June 27, 1999.

After graduating from Aberdeen High School, Dorothy rode the train to Newton where she attended nurses training at Bethel Deaconess Hospital. She later attended Creighton University in Omaha to become a Nurse Anesthetist. Dorothy returned to the Newton area where she worked as a Nurse Anesthetist in Moundridge, Goessel and Halstead. She would work in the Central Supply at Bethel Hospital until retiring.

Dorothy was a charter member of Newton Bible Church, a Source of Light volunteer, and she enjoyed china painting, knitting and quilting.

Survivors include daughter Susan Porter and her husband Gary of Wichita; son Steve Miller and his wife Marj of Joliet, Montana; grandchildren Brenda Fleming, Kelsey Miller, Anne Miller, Aaron Miller, Susan Towne and Rebecca Kandt ; six great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband, Lester R Miller, father Herman Toevs; mother Susie Schmidt; step-father Herman Schmidt; sisters Florence Bartsch and Elda Andres; step-brother Paul Schmidt; and step-sister Wilma Voth.

Celebration of Life will be at 1:00 P.M., Saturday (June 29, 2013) at Newton Bible Church.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday 1pm til 8pm.

A memorial has been established with the Missions Fund of Newton Bible Church, and Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice. Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
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