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Ruth E. Miller (nee Hoffmann)

November 20, 1921 - December 28, 2017

Ruth Elizabeth Miller, 96, died Dec. 28 at Friendship Village Chesterfield.
Mrs. Miller was born Nov. 20, 1921, in St. Louis, the daughter of Cora Wissmann Hoffmann and Luster Gustav “L.G.” Hoffmann. In the 1930s, the family moved from St. Louis to Osage County, where she graduated from Linn High School in 1939.
In 1945 in San Antonio, Texas, she married classmate Beatty Miller, who preceded her in death. Active churchgoers, they attended the First Baptist Church of Sikeston and later joined Parkway Baptist Church at Olive and Ross.
Mrs. Miller is survived by her daughter, Carol Miller; Carol’s husband, George Thacher Guernsey IV, and her sister, Cleo Hoffmann Steffens, all of St. Louis.
Memorial services took place at Parkway Baptist Church with graveside services at Useful Cemetery. The family was assisted by Ortmann Stipanovich Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Annie’s Hope, Suite 104, 1333 W. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, Mo. 63122, ( or to the Friendship Village Employee Assistance Fund, Friendship Foundation, c/o Kate Myers, 15201 Olive Blvd., Chesterfield, Mo. 63017.

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