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Katie Irene Miller

June 12, 1944 — March 1, 2022

Katie Miller, 77, of Keystone, formerly of Marion, died Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at Keystone Nursing Care Center. A funeral will be held Saturday, March 5, 2022, at 2:00 PM at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona with Pastor James Perry officiating. The service will be available via Livestream at the Beatty Peterseim Facebook page. Burial will follow at Sharon Hill Cemetery in Kalona.Visitation will be held Friday, March 4, from 4 – 6 PM at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established for Keystone Nursing Care Center or Parkinson’s Research.

Katie Irene (Coblentz) Miller was born June 12, 1944, in rural Johnson County, Iowa, the daughter of Christian “Pops” and Edna (Thomas) Coblentz.  After her mother’s death when Katie was four, she was raised by Henry and Pearl Miller. She attended Prairie Dale rural school. On July 4, 1965, she was united in marriage to Chester I. Miller in Iowa City, Iowa. Katie was a housekeeper for many years, working at Methwick Manor in Cedar Rapids, and Oakdale in Iowa City. She was a member of Creekside Bible Church in Marion and enjoyed bingo, gardening, and playing cards. Family was very important to Katie, spending time with her kids, grandkids, siblings and extended family meant the world to her.

Katie is survived by two sons, Anthony (Lisa) Miller and Brian (Heather) Miller all of Blairstown, Iowa; four grandchildren, Austin Miller, Andrew (Chelsea) Burkart, Kaitlyn Miller, and Madison Miller; three great-grandchildren; Kasyn, Riley and Aubree Burkart; two sisters: Helen Coblentz of Tiffin, Arlene (Jim) Schreiber of Riverside, two sisters-in-law Mary Ann (Scott) Ferguson of North Carolina and Linda Miller of Guernsey, and one brother-in-law Chris (Betty) Miller of Williamsburg, KY.

Preceding Katie in death were her parents, her husband Chester on July 27, 2019, one granddaughter, Kali Miller, five brothers: Amos, Danny, Ralph, DeWayne and Lloyd Coblentz, five sisters: Viola and Esther Coblentz, Mary Ellen Madden, Dorothy Vesely and Shirley Gilbert, and her stepmother Gerry Coblentz.

 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, March 4, 2022

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Peterseim Funeral Home

201 B Ave, Kalona, IA 52247

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 5, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Peterseim Funeral Home

201 B Ave, Kalona, IA 52247

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