Lois J. Miller


Lois J. Miller, 88, of Norfolk, died on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022 at Heritage of Bel-Air in Norfolk. 

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 1 at Christ Lutheran Church in Norfolk. Officiating the service will be Rev. Mike Moreno. Burial will take place at Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne. Visitation will be held from 5 - 7 p.m., on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. 

Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk is in charge of the arrangements. 

Lois J. Miller was born Feb. 24, 1934 in Wayne, to Collier and Alice (Martin) Boyce. She graduated from Wayne High School. Lois married Vernon Miller on Dec. 9, 1951 at St. Paul’s in Winside. After marriage, the couple farmed in the Winside area. They moved to Norfolk in 2004. Lois was an amazing farm wife, always having meals ready for the whole family. Lois and Vernon always made it to all of the children’s sporting events.

She enjoyed sewing, homemade ice cream, being involved in many organizations such as Christ Lutheran Church, Norfolk, Scattered Neighbor Extension Club, Square Dancers for 40 years, Card Club for 62 years, past member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Winside, taught Sunday School, and belonged to Ladies Aid. 

Survivors include seven children Dale Miller of Blair, Phyllis (Larry) Cleveland of Norfolk, Carla (Jay) Dowler of Houston, Texas, LaVerle (Kathy) Miller of Grand Island, Brent (Amy) Miller of Norfolk, Coleene (Mitch) Robinson of Fort Calhoon, Kyle (Cindy) Miller of Laurel, 17 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, one great-grandchild on the way, brother Larry Boyce of Pennsylvania, sister Linda (Jim) Martindale of Lincoln; sister-in-law Perriann Boyce of Sioux City, Iowa, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

She was preceded in death by her parents Collier and Alice; her husband, Vernon passed away in 2017, brothers Don Boyce, Dick Boyce, Kenneth Boyce, Terry Boyce, Robert Boyce, and three great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Grandsons; Nick Cleveland, Brandon Cleveland, Cody Cleveland, Collier Miller, Brady Miller, Chad Miller, Ben Robinson, Anthony Dowler, and Sean Dowler. Honorary Casket Bearers will be Granddaughters; Jessica Gorsett, Katie Keasling, Enjoli Donner, Erica Pilger, Brooke Hedemark, Sara Wucher, Erin Carlson, and Brittany Dowler. Condolences may be expressed to the family on-line at www.stonacekfuneralchapel.com.