In loving memory of

Edna Miller
August 30, 1919 - August 30, 2020

Edna Miller was born August 30, 1919, in Sumner County, Kansas. The daughter of Harvey C. and Mary (Fry) Miller. She grew up in Kansas and moved to Kalona with her family at age 11, and has lived in the Kalona area ever since. On November 27, 1941 Edna was united in marriage to Mahlon E. Miller in Kalona. Edna was a homemaker and worked at Pleasantview Home as a Dietary aide for 4 years. Edna was a member of the Fairview Mennonite Church, where she served on the service, sewing, remodeling and we care committees. She enjoyed puzzles, making quilts for the children and grandchildren and volunteering at Pleasantview Home. Edna passed away on her birthday, Sunday, August 30, 2020 at Pleasantview Home at the age of 101.

Edna is survived by 9 children: Mary ( Charles) Radtke of Rogers, Arkansas, Benjamin (Wilma) of Cedar Rapids, Barbara (Virgil) Slabaugh of Kalona, Ezra (Ruby) Miller of Hutchinson, Kansas, Paul (Bertha) Miller of Hutchinson, Kansas, Mark (Irma) Miller of Kalona, Elmer (Ileen) Miller of Kalona, Verton (Cheryl) Miller of Hutchinson, Kansas, and Nora (Kevin) Kemp of Kalona, Iowa, 30 grandchildren; 70 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren; 3 daughters-in-law, Daniel's first wife Dorothy Miller, second wife Vickie Miller and Joseph's wife Mary Miller. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in 1990, 4 sons, Daniel, Joseph, Lowell Miller and an infant son; 2 grandsons, Micah Miller and Kermit (Kimberly Slabaugh) Gingerich; 5 sisters, Barbara Bender, Lydian Miller, Susan Yoder, Mattie Bender, Mary Helmuth and 9 brothers, Clemens Miller, Amos Miller, Clarence Miller, Samuel Miller, Ezra Miller, Enos Miller, Harvey Miller, Henry Miller and one infant brother.

Funeral Services will be 10:00 am on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Fairview Mennonite Church near Kalona. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2:00 to 8:00 pm with the family present from 2-4 and 6-8 at the church. Burial will be at South Gingerich Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established for Pathway School. Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona is caring for services. Messages and tributes may be left at


Robert Miller wrote on Sep 17, 2020:

" I am a grandson of edna and I love her so much and it hurts me to know that she has passed away I will never forget her and I am very sad that I can't come pay my respect to her she was a great person who loved her family and friends and loved the way she treated me and my brothers in a way I am proud of her for what she was and I am very much heartbroken to my family and loved ones in my life when I went away from my family it was because of my own personal obligation to be able to get a chance to do something good for me to be able to make my loved ones more than proud of my achievements in my life as well as a man who is very much heartbroken at the moment I am crying and feeling so depressed that I can barely see the world in my eyes I have to be very honest with myself and my family I always have loved my grandma's cooking and her amazing and wonderful quilts that are very beautiful extravagant in the Robert Miller grandson of edna Miller who is verton Miller and cheryl Millers youngest son "

Mary Abbott wrote on Sep 3, 2020:

"She was always a sweet woman to be around!!! So sorry for your loss!!!! "

Danielle Parrish wrote on Sep 2, 2020:

"She will always hold a special place in my heart. Truly a wonderful lady to get to know with a remarkable family. My thoughts and prayers are with them at this time."