Gertrude “Trudy” Miller Obituary


Gertrude “Trudy” Miller, age 94, died Sunday, June 9, 2013, at St Catherine Hospital in Garden City. She was born November 10, 1918, inLouisburgthe daughter of Melvin David & Lena (Bradford) Powell. Trudy married Willard Victor Miller on October 10, 1937. He died on August 5, 1995.

Trudy graduated fromLouisburgHigh Schoolin 1936. She was a longtime Garden City resident and formerly was the Assistant District Court Clerk forFinneyCounty. She also had worked for various lawyers in Garden City and at the Wheatland Motel and Red Baron. She was an artist and also enjoyed baking and needlecraft. She was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary in Garden City. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother- Richard Powell and one great-granddaughter.

Survivors include three daughters, Ruth Schlender of Garden City, Donna Kerr of Garden City, Vera Thorne of Bartlesville, Oklahoma; one son, David Miller of Tescott; one sister, Juanita Massey of Paola; 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

There will no services held at this time.