Mary Jane Miller, 90, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Thursday April 18, 2019 at her home.
She was born November 25, 1928 in San Jose, CA, daughter of the late Harry Moore and Elsie (Helwig) Moore.
She was a graduate of Kansas State University. Mary Jane served her country as a member of the United States Navy. She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary and a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Aurora, Indiana.
She worked as a School Teacher for South Dearborn School District, retiring after over 40 years of service.
Mary was an avid reader. She enjoyed baking, playing cards and she also enjoyed walking. Mary was raised on a farm in Oswego, Kansas. She loved her dogs, Abby and Maggie, and she loved spending time with her family. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Mary is survived by her children, Michael (Pamela) Miller of Aurora, IN, David Miller of Aurora, IN, John (Marianne) Miller of Burlington, KY, Tim (Holli) Miller of Aurora, IN, Susie (Bobby) Higgins of Aurora, IN; grandchildren, Jeffrey, Cole, Hannah, Bria, and Sarah Miller, Austin Yauger, Tiffany Miller, Braden (Kaylie) Perkins, Austin, and Olivia Miller, Serena Thurmond, Bradley (Brittany) Higgins; 12 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack W. Miller, and sisters, Margaret Nettleton, and Dorothy Mosler.
Friends will be received Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church Aurora, 215 Fourth Street, Aurora, Indiana.
Services will be held at First Presbyterian Church Aurora, 215 Fourth Street, Wednesday April 24, 2019 at 11:00 am with officiating.
Interment will follow in the River View Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana. Military services will be conducted by members of local Veterans Service Organizations.
Contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Aurora or Aurora Life Squad. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.
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