Patricia Miller, 87, Wabash, Indiana, died at 5:45 am, Friday, Jan. 3, at her home. She was born April 1, 1926 in Peru, to Edgar and Agnes (Hummer) Ernest.
Pat was a graduate of Peru High School and the St. Vincent Hospital Nursing Program, in Toledo, Ohio. She married Keith Eugene Miller in Muncie, on July 5, 1951; he died Dec. 27, 2004. She retired from Wabash County Hospital after 39 years, where she was also the Director of Nursing. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Wabash. Pat loved to play cards, read, work puzzles, and especially her dog 'Corky".
She is survived by two daughters, Denise (Steven) Farringer, North Manchester, and Diane (Bud) Brown, Fort Wayne, three grandchildren, Matthew, Holly, and Lauren Brown, all of Fort Wayne; two brothers, Charles (Carol) Ernest, Montgomery, Ala., and James (Theresa) Ernest, Toledo, and her sister, Jo (Albert) Chackmak, Coarsegold, Calif. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and two sisters, Wanda Underwood, and Mary Jane Akers.
Funeral services were held on Jan. 7, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, with Rev. Herb Hughs officiating.
Preferred memorials are to the Wabash-Miami Home Healthcare and Hospice or the Animal Shelter of Wabash County.