Friday, June 7, 2019

Obituary for Janet Marie Miller


Janet Marie Miller was born to Lawrence & Ann (Davis) Roth on April 14, 1956 at Seward, Nebraska. After a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, she passed away at her home in Exeter, Nebraska, surrounded by family, on June 2, 2019 at the age of 63 years, 1 month, and 19 days. She was the oldest of 4 children born in the family.

Janet grew up in Friend, Nebraska graduating from Friend Public School. While in school, she enjoyed cheerleading activities. After high school, Janet worked in the nursing field for many years.

On September 22, 1997, Janet was united in marriage to Roger L. Miller in Wilber, Nebraska. After her marriage to Roger, they made their home in Exeter, Nebraska. Janet enjoyed going in the truck with Roger, camping, and also helping Roger with his many projects. She had a loving heart and was fond of their cats, Marlin & Joscelyn, and their dog, Magnum P.I. Janet also enjoyed writing, painting, and drawing.

Janet was preceded in death by her father and mother, Lawrence & Ann Roth; her father-in-law and mother-in-law Bernard and Ruth Miller; and her grandparents Lester & Ollie Roth.

She is survived by her husband Roger Miller of Exeter, Nebraska; Brother Jerry & Carrie Roth of Lincoln, Nebraska; sisters Lori & Rick Sheehan of Friend, Nebraska and Renee Choudhry of Exeter, Nebraska; and many nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service for Janet was held on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Exeter and Kim Dunker officiated the service. Recorded selections played for the service included “The Old Rugged Cross,” “What A Friend We Have In Jesus,” “Angel,” and “Grandpa.”

Pallbearers for the service included Mark Miller, Jerry Roth, Kevin Bernard, Dave Elznic, Andrew Elznic, and Daniel Elznic. Honorary Pallbearers included Mark Becker and Vincent Mounce. Interment was held in the Exeter Cemetery following the Funeral Service.

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