Charlotte Ruth Miller, 88, LylePublished 1:23pm Friday, October 26, 2012
Charlotte Ruth Miller, 88 of Lyle, Minn., died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at her home.
Charlotte was born Jan. 11, 1924, in Austin, Minn., to Hans and Irene (Smith) Paulson. After attending Austin Public Schools, she married Harold Shaman in 1940 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. Two children, Nora and Harold (Joe) were born to this union. The couple was later divorced. In 1953 Charlotte married Roger Miller at the St. Olaf Parsonage in Austin. Roger passed away Sept. 27, 2006.
Charlotte enjoyed travelling, especially to Laughlin, playing bingo, crocheting and oil painting. She was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Lyle, the VFW Auxiliary since 1944, and the Eagles Club since 1950.
Survivors include her children Nora (Duane) Mattick of Lyle, Harold ‘Joe’ (Kaye) Shaman of Concord, Calif., James Miller of Spencer, Iowa, Beverly ‘Bev’ Miller of Owatonna, Minn., Leslie Miller of Austin, Kimberly Barnes of Belle Plain, Minn., John Miller of Austin; 16 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Hans and Irene, her husband Roger Miller in 2006, one brother and eight sisters.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at the Worlein Funeral Home Chapel in Austin with Pastor Barbara Finley-Shea officiating. Interment will follow the service in Grandview Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Memorials can be directed to the Eagles Cancer Telethon. Services prearranged and performed by Worlein Funeral Home of Austin. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.