Bertha A. Miller

October 14, 1930July 6, 2018

Bertha “Bert” Miller, 87, of Eldridge, Iowa passed away on July 6, 2018 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday July 11, 2018 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Long Grove, Iowa with visitation one hour prior to service time. There will also be a visitation from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday July 10, 2018 at St. Ann’s with a rosary at 4:45 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Eldridge Fire Department, Eldridge Police Department, and/or Medic EMS of Eldridge. Online condolences may be expressed at Bert was born on October 14, 1930 in Clinton county Iowa to Clarence and Mary (Franzen) Schmidt. On June 2, 1951 she was united in marriage to John W. Miller. They went on to enjoy 67 years of marriage. Bert enjoyed taking care of her family and loved family gatherings. She and John enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling and playing cards with friends and family. She was known to be very friendly and loving. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband John; children, Rick (Viki) Miller, Ron (Kelli) Miller, and Deonne (Brian) Murphy; grandchildren: Brandon (Molli) Miller, Marcia (Shane) Regula, Jordan Miller, Jacquelynne Miller, Austin Miller, Adrienne Miller, Adam (Sophie) Gallotta, Laura Murphy, and Scott (Nina) Murphy; great grandchildren: Shannon Murphy, Jonathan Murphy, and Henry Gallotta; siblings: Betty (Lorin) Scholtes, Waneda (Lloyd) Michel, Shirley (Tom) Driscoll and Janet (Don) Galloway; numerous nieces and nephews, extended family, and dear friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Mary Schmidt, and brother, LaVerne “Bud” and his wife, (Emma) Schmidt.


  • Clarence Schmidt, Father
  • Mary (Franzen) Schmidt, Mother
  • John W. Miller, Husband

  • Eldridge Fire Department
  • Eldridge Police Department
  • Medic EMS of Eldridge


  • Rosary Tuesday, July 10, 2018
  • Visitation Tuesday, July 10, 2018
  • Visitation Wednesday, July 11, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Bertha A. Miller

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