Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Agnes G. Miller

Agnes G. Miller, age 97, formerly of Shelby, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 at the Willows at Willard.

Agnes was born April 21, 1920 in North Auburn, Ohio to the late Joseph and Anna (Yaklin) Eberl. She married Leon B. Miller on April 21, 1942 and they shared 45 wonderful years together before he passed in 1987. Agnes and Leon raised twelve children on a farm, planting a big garden and canning the produce. She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, sewing, reading, playing cards, caring for small animals, and spending time with her family and friends. She especially loved her flowers. Agnes and Leon enjoyed many vacations together after raising their family. Agnes continued to travel with her friends.

Agnes was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Altar and Rosary Society, and St. Ann’s Society.

She was a loving mother of 12 children, 28 grandchildren, and 36 great grandchildren with two more on the way. Surviving children include: Harold (Jean) Miller of Shelby, Carol (Rick) Stokes of Galena, Mary (Harvey) Traxler of Shelby, Robert Miller of Ontario, Brother James Miller, M.S.C. of Ireland, Kathleen (William) Stanton of Shelby, Donna (Gary) Biglin of Shelby, Michael (Diana) Miller of Shelby, Diane (Thomas) Metzger of Crestline, and Deborah (Jeff) Pifher of Tiro.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by: her husband, Leon; 2 sons: Bernard and Kenneth; a son-in-law: Larry Fike; sisters: Catherine Meyers, Julia Meyers, Mary Trucks, and Frances Phillips; and 2 brothers: Frank Eberl and Julius Eberl.

Family and friends are welcome on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 2-5 pm at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where a rosary will be recited immediately following at 5 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 am at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 29 West Street, Shelby, with Fr. Chris Mileski officiating and Fr. Chris Bohnsack con-celebrating. Burial will follow in Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Willows at Willard and Heartland Hospice for their love and excellent care given to Agnes.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Ann Imhoff says:

    So very sorry for the loss of Mary. She was a wonderful lady and raised great children

  2. Fred Studer says:

    To The Miller Family, So Sorry For Your Loss! May God Bless And Keep You And Yours Always!!! Fred Studer

  3. Mike &Darlene Zappa says:

    So sorry for your loss! What a wonderful women! Prayers!

  4. Mary Bochnovic says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for God’s healing and comfort for your family.

  5. Bill and Linda (Eberl) Brant says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with all my cousins. Our two families spent so much time together as kids and her passing has brought back so many memories. Sending love

  6. Don and Deb says:

    To the Miller family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. May she rest in Peace. Sorry will not be able to attend services, will be out of town. Our love to you all. Don and Deb


    My sympathies to the entire family of cousins. Spent many times running around with my cousins. Many wonderful memories. Aunt Agnes made the best homemade ice cream. Heartfelt sorrow for your loss.
    Prayers for healing and strength during this difficult time.
    Prayers love and hugs to all
    Darrell and Marilyn Shepherd

  8. Fran Smith says:

    To Mary and the Miller Family, sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all. My mother had been a roommate of Agnes last year until her passing. Your mother was always so sweet and kind and a joy to talk with. May you be blessed with heart warming memories of your mom. And may the Lord be there to comfort you not only
    during this time, but on those difficult days in the days and weeks to come.
    God bless and keep you all.

  9. Frank & Brenda McCarthy says:

    To Mike, Diana, Amanda and all the Miller family, know that we send our prayers and sorrow at the passing of Agnes. Know that our Loving Lord will embrace her forever.

  10. Traci Moorhead Seibert says:

    My Sincere Sympathy to all of the Miller Family !

  11. Dick &Sue Kirkendall says:

    To the family of Agnes Miller. We are so sorry for your loss. She was such a dear person. Always a smile on her face. You all will have great memories of her. She will live on in your hearts forever. Our condolences from Florida.

  12. Pat & Russell Todd says:

    We are so sorry to the Miller family for your loss. We will keep all of you in our prayers through this difficult time.

  13. Nancy (Artz) Smith-Lantz says:

    To the entire Miller family, I would like to extend my condolences to you as there are many fond memories of your mother. God Bless you all!

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