Ruth Miller

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Ruth Naomi Miller, 104, of Brazil, Indiana, died Thursday, March 17, 2011, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville, Indiana. She was born in Brazil, Ind. Feb. 1, 1907, the daughter of Charles P. and Mary Louise Lorenze. She graduated from Brazil High School. On June 12, 1927, she married Kenneth C. Miller, who preceded her in death May 11, 1981. She was a member of Tri Kappa Sorority, Shakespeare Club, Kee-Wana, Elks Club and an original member of the Saddle Club. She served on the Brazil Library Board for several years. She loved to paint oil landscapes, ceramic work and enjoyed gardening, cooking, sewing and reading. She also loved to play the piano. She is survived by son-in-law, Bill Trimm, Jefferson City, Mo.; granddaughters, Billie Barnett, Tulsa, Okla., and Linda Karcher, Houston, Texas; sister, Helen Ecker, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and great-grandchildren, Adrienne Barnett, Allison Barnett, Kaitlin Karcher and Andrew Karcher. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kenneth, her only daughter, Kathleen A. Trimm; granddaughter, Paula Trimm Ballard, and brothers, Dan and Max Lorenze. Funeral services were 11 a.m., Monday, with burial at Clearview Cemetery. Condolences may be made at

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