Leona M. Miller 94, of Butler passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at the Laurels of Dekalb Nursing Home. She was born on January 30, 1925 in Valparaiso Indiana to C. Gerald and Edna (Hanville) Oberlin. Leona married Richard A Miller on May 27, 1943 in Virginia, he preceded her in death on July 13, 2003. She worked for many years at Crane Edmund in Butler. Leona was a member of Butler United Methodist Church, the Ener-Jets Homemakers club, Volunteer for the American Red Cross Blood Drives, the Butler Library, and DeKalb County Election Board. Leona loved life and family. She enjoyed watching the Eastside High School baseball team play from her back yard and returning foul balls. She is survived by five daughters Suzie (Lee ) Brink of Grand Haven, Michigan, Sunnie Heddon of Fort Wayne, Sallie (John) Husted of Rogers, Arkansas, Sandie Oberlin of Butler, and Sindie (Ricky) Martenies of Edgerton, Ohio; two sisters Evelyn Sildack of Jackson Michigan and Shirley Sheldon of Houghton Michigan; fifteen grandchildren, thirty six great grandchildren, and eight great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard, a son William I., her parents, a brother Gerald Oberlin, and a great grandson. Visitation will be Sunday November 3, 2019 from 3 to 5 at the Butler United Methodist Church, with calling also one hour prior to services. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am on Monday November 4, 2019 at the church with Pastor Dean Blimline officiating. Burial will be at Butler Cemetery. Preferred memorials are to Butler United Methodist Church. Arrangements entrusted to Pinnington Funeral and Cremation Services, Auburn Indiana.
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