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Alverna Margaret Miller

May 3, 1929 ~ July 10, 2018 (age 89)

Alverna M. Miller, age 89, of LeRoy died Tuesday July 10, 2018 at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, MN.

Funeral Mass for Alverna Miller will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday July 14, 2018 at St. Patricks Catholic Church in LeRoy with Father Marreddy Pothireddy officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held 4-7 P.M. Friday July 13, 2018 at St. Patricks Catholic Church in LeRoy and will continue for 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday.

Alverna Margaret Durben was born May 3, 1929 in Meyer, IA to Arthur and Louise (Weber) Durben. On October 6, 1948 she was united in marriage to Elmer Miller in Meyer, IA. Alverna enjoyed spending time golfing, playing cards, bowling, dancing, quilting and decorating wedding cakes. She was an avid reader and was a big supporter of the LeRoy Library. She was a member of the St. Patricks Alter Society for many years and was also in Birthday Club, Garden Club, and the Red Hat Society.

Alverna is survived by her children: Judy Miller of Cedar Rapids, IA, Gene (Rita) Miller of LeRoy, MN, Jerry (Mary) Miller of Rochester, MN, Alan (Laurie) Miller of Clear Lake, IA, Rick Miller of LeRoy, MN, Dave (Jodi) Miller of LeRoy, MN and Pam (Frank) Ehmke of Grand Rapids, MN; grandchildren: Matthew Albert, Andrea Albert, Lori Miller-Beach, Lisa Krapf, Kari Miller, Eric Miller, Molly Miller, Brett Miller, Jenna Helmick, Jill Malloy, Tony Miller, Nate Miller, Daniel Miller, Michael Miller, Mark Miller, Kyle Ehmke, and Ryan Ehmke; 17 great grandchildren; and siblings: Aniceta (Kenneth) Overrocker of Austin, MN, Eileen Koenigs of Adams, MN, and Lester (Ann) Durben of Meyer, IA.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Elmer in 2009, brothers Stan Durben and Ambrose Durben, and daughter-in-law Janice Miller.

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