Barbara (Funk) Miller
Barbara (Funk) Miller
VAN WERT, Ohio — Barbara A. (Funk) Miller, 99, of Van Wert, went home to be with her Lord and Savior at 12:45 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Hearth & Home of Van Wert. She was born June 10, 1919, in Grover Hill, Ohio, to the late William C. and Norma (Parker) Funk. On Sept. 18, 1939, she married Charles W. Miller who preceded her in death.

Barbara is survived by two children, Duane (Gloria) Miller of The Villages, Florida, and Marlene Yahn-Foss of Ohio City, Ohio; grandchildren, Yvonda (Anthony) Sanso, Duane (Vickie) Miller, Ronda (Jeff) McClurg, Darrin (Lindy) Miller, Sarrica (Jason) Taunton, Collin (Brittany) Miller, Barbara (Jim) Clarkson, Mindi (Mike) Brinegar, Michaela (Christopher) Roddenberry, and Jesse Miller; two daughters-in-law, Donna Miller of Ocala, Florida, and Brenda Miller of Convoy, Ohio; and many great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews who she loved dearly.

In addition to her parents and husband, Barbara was preceded in death by two sons, Wayne and Kevin Miller; three brothers, Gale, Carl, and Neil Funk; two sons-in-law, James Yahn and Doug Foss; and a granddaughter, Vicki Yahn.

Barbara loved the Lord and her family. She attended St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Van Wert and she enjoyed attending local concerts in the park and at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Van Wert with the Rev. William Haggis officiating. Graveside services will follow at 2 p.m. in Middle Creek Cemetery in Grover Hill, Ohio. Visitation will be from 9 - 11 a.m. on Saturday at the church.

Preferred memorials may be directed to State of the Heart Hospice, 230 W. Main St., Coldwater, Ohio, 45828.

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be directed to