Pauline Miller, 92

Pauline E. (Kennedy) Miller, 92, of North Manchester,  died at 1:40 a.m., Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

She was born March 17, 1926, in Whitley County, to Silas and Edith (Lehmer) Kennedy.

Pauline was a 1944 graduate of South Whitley High School.  She married Carl "Pete" Miller on Jan. 27, 1945, in North Manchester; he died April 6, 1985.  She was a homemaker, farmer's wife, and also was an Avon representative for several years.  Pauline was a member of the Liberty Mills Church of the Brethren.  She enjoyed playing softball, mushroom hunting, and especially enjoyed her family. 

She is survived by her son, Larry J. (Diane) Miller of North Manchester; three grandsons, Heath (Jennifer) Miller of Silver Lake, Indiana, Blake (Kim) Miller of Akron, Indiana, and Derek (Lindsey) Miller of Silver Lake; eight great-grandchildren, Hunter and Alayna Miller of Silver Lake, Chase, Chesnee, and Chaney Miller of Akron, and Lilly, Layla, and Layne Miller of Silver Lake. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, Joe, Harold, Robert, and Silas Junior Kennedy, and three sisters, Mildred Atwell, Dorothy Gregory, and Thelma Upham.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, 207 W. Main St., North Manchester, with Pastor Erin Huiras officiating.  Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, North Manchester.  Friends may call 4-8 pm Wednesday, at the funeral home, and 1 hour prior to the service on Thursday.

Preferred memorial is Liberty Mills Church of the Brethren.

The memorial guest book for Pauline may be signed at


Posted on 2018 May 15