Dena E. Miller, 77, of 1922 S. Carr Road, Orrville, died on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at Shady Lawn Nursing Home in Dalton following an extended illness.
She was born in Wayne County on October 23, 1936 to the late Eli D. and Emma (Miller) Troyer and married Wyman D. Miller on March 24, 1959. He died October 9, 2003. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
She is survived by children, Betty (Dan) Miller of Fredericksburg, Wayne (Miriam) Miller and Dannie (Effie) Miller, both of Orrville, Mary (Marvin) Miller and Reuben Miller, both of the home; 17 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; a sister, Iva (Menno) Troyer of Apple Creek; brothers, Atlee Troyer of Freemont, MI, Dannie (Edna) Troyer of Orrville, Levi (Ella) Troyer of Fredericktown, Eli (Nettie) Troyer of Apple Creek and David (Miriam) Troyer of Fredericksburg; and many friends.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Melvin Troyer; and 3 sister-in-laws, Sarah, Fannie and Effie Troyer.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 9:30 AM at the family residence with Bishop Dan A. Troyer officiating. Burial will be in the Troyer Cemetery in East Union Township. Friends may call anytime at the family home.
Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton is handling the arrangements.