Lois Jeanne Miller, age 92, of Alma passed away Friday, June 11, 2021 at her home. She was born July 15, 1928 in Alma the fourth and last child of Chester J. and Effie (Harper) Schultz. She resided in Alma most of her life. Lois was a 1946 graduate of Alma High School and worked for nine years at the Sears Order Office in Alma. She was promoted to office manager in 1950, the youngest manager in the Chicago region. At 40, she started college and earned her Bachelor's degree in secondary education at the age of 43 and her Master's degree at age 50. She taught at Breckenridge Community Schools for 18 years before her retirement. Lois was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, until 2009. She is presently a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Mt. Pleasant. Lois married John H. Miller in 1981 and he preceded her in death in 2000. She was also preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Onda Shimunek, Teacel Dean, and a brother, Carl Schultz. Lois is survived by many nieces and nephews, and her beloved, Lori and Mike Nixon, Laurie and Pat Finn and many close friends. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 10 am at Lux-Moody-Wolfel Funeral Home, Alma. Interment will be held on Riverside Cemetery, Alma. Visitation will be held one hour prior to funeral services. Those desiring, may make memorial contributions to the Alma Public Library or Zion Lutheran Church.
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Published by Morning Sun on Jun. 13, 2021.