Union, Union County, Oregon
Ward Miller of Union died Sunday, July 26, 1981 at his home. He was 77. Mr. Miller was Union County water master for 26 years, retiring in 1970.
He was born Aug. 21, 1903 at Alicel, the son of William D. and Alice (Miers) Miller. On Dec. 29, 1926 he was married to the former Thelma Murphy at La Grande.
Mr. Miller was a member of the La Grande Elks Lodge No. 433, and Grande Ronde Valley Lodge No. 56, A.F. & A.M., Union.
Survivors include his wife, of Union; brothers, Howard of Union; Glenn of Baker; Arthur of Anaconda, Mont.; sister Alice South of Costa Mesa, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are scheduled Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Cove Cemetery with Rev. Jack Hart of First Christian Church officiating.
Friends may call at Daniels Valley Funeral Chapel today until 8 p.m.
Those who wish may make contributions in memory of Mr. Miller to the Union County Home Health Agency, c/o Daniels Chapel, P.O. Box 772.
La Grande, Oregon
Tuesday, July 28, 1981