Woodrow Miller, 98

Woodrow Miller, age 98 of Kearney, Nebraska, formerly of the Mason City and Callaway communities, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at Mother Hull Senior Living facility in Kearney. Funeral services were held Oct. 13 at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with Pastor Mel Shepherd officiating. Burial was in the Rose Hill Callaway Cemetery. Visitation preceded on Oct. 12 at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow. Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow is in charge of arrangements.Woodrow Miller was born Nov. 17, 1913, in Callaway, Neb. to Hope Ephriam and Eliza (Lichtenberger) Miller. He attended rural school near Callaway. On Nov. 19, 1939, Woodrow married Margie Samson. They lived and farmed in the Callaway community. January 1957 they moved to Mason City, Neb., raising cattle and repairing and servicing wells. They retired in 1976. Margie died in 1995.Woodrow is survived by two sons Don (Jan) Miller of Loup City, Ne., and Dale (Karen) Miller of Fordland, Mo.; three daughters Jane Herndon of Gothenburg, Neb., Judy Smith of Gothenburg, Neb., and Susan (Ron) Beck of Mason City, Neb.; 11 grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren; four brothers Bryce Miller of Oregon, Ray Miller of Oregon, Morris Miller, of California, and Norman Miller of Mason City, Neb.; and special friend Wilma Jones of Kearney, Neb. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Margie, two sons Michael and Lee, grandson David, seven brothers and sisters, and two sons-in-law.Published in Custer County Chief, Oct. 18, 2012