The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

Colleen J. “Connie” Miller, 82, of Van Wert, died at 10:26 p.m. Wednesday, November 9, 2011, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center.

She was born December 21, 1928, in Van Wert, the daughter of the late Logan and Jennie (Woods) Cook. On March 28, 1948, she married Richard J. Miller, who preceded her in death on August 9, 2010.

Survivors include two children, Darlene (Byron) Gregory of Kansas City, Mo., and Susan (Rick) Farley of Carmel, Ind.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Four brothers, Lowell, Eugene, Derl and Miles Cook, and two sisters, Marjorie Close and Betty Weddle, also preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, November 13, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory in Van Wert, with the Rev. Randy Rossman officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery in Van Wert.

Calling hours are from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, November 12, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials: Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center, c/o Community Health Professionals, 1159 Westwood Drive, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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POSTED: 11/10/11 at 3:33 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries