Bernice Miller, age 94, of West Point, Nebraska passed away on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point, NE. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in West Point with Rev. Robert Schilling officiating with a luncheon to follow. Interment will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery, rural Bancroft following the lunch. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home and will continue on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Minnick Funeral Home in West Point in charge of arrangements.
Bernice M. Miller was born on November 8, 1927 to Peter and Edna (Paulsen) Miller at Bancroft, NE. She was baptized on December 4, 1927 by Rev. Harms and later confirmed on April 6, 1941 by Rev. Grimm at Zion Lutheran Church, rural Bancroft. She attended Zion Lutheran Parochial School.
Bernice worked at Bert’s Drug Store, was a long time employee at Farmers and Merchants Bank, and later managed the Gas n’ Shop, all in West Point.
Bernice became a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in West Point, NE on January 1, 1958, where she was a very active member in the Ladies Aid. She was a member of the St. Francis Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, American Legion Post #70 Auxiliary, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4912 Auxiliary. Bernice was also a Gold Star Sister. She enjoyed gardening, tending to the flowers at church, bowling, doing crafts-especially woodworking, making birthday cakes and peanut brittle at Christmas for family members.
Brother-Lloyd and Leora Miller of Crossville, TN
Nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews, and great-great-great nephews.
Bernice was preceded in death by her parents-Peter and Edna Miller, sisters, Viola Oswald, Lorna Brehmer, and Orline Kindt, brothers-Delvin Miller, Harlan Miller, and Donald Miller, and 2 nieces, and 2 nephews.