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September 7, 2017 Freda Sophia Miller
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ARTICLE DESCRIPTION:

1910 - 2017

Wellman- Freda Sophia Miller was born Jan. 6, 1910, in rural Johnson County, the daughter of August H. and Anna (Emde) Pokrantz. Freda grew up in Wellman and lived in the Wellman and Keota communities all her life. On Aug. 15, 1931, Freda was united in marriage to Wayne M. Miller in Washington. She worked at McNurlen Produce Company and Twighlight Rest Home until retiring in 1969. Freda passed away Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Washington at the age of 107 years.

Freda is survived by a daughter; Virginia (Jim) Ehrenfelt of Wellman; three grandchildren: Kathy West, Larry Ehrenfelt, Chris Slegh; numerous great- and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wayne in 1989; a daughter, Jo Ann Slegh; a brother, John Pokrantz; and three sisters: Ella Schusseler, Anna Stauffer and Emma Marner.

Celebration of Life service was held at 2 p.m., Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman. Burial was in the Keota Cemetery. Visitation was held at 1 p.m. until service time at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. A general memorial fund has been established. The Powell Funeral Home in Wellman is caring for Freda and her family. Messages may be sent to the family at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.

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