Helen J. Miller, 82, of Middle Point, passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima. She was born October 10, 1934, in Middle Point to Clayton O. and Delta M. (Collins) Heffelfinger. Both preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to Jerry L. Miller on August 29, 1953; he preceded her in death on October 19, 1988.
She is survived by three sons, Charles “Chuck” Miller, Ronald R. Miller both of Middle Point, and Donald (Debbie) Miller of Colorado Springs; a daughter, Barbara Jo Miller of Middle Point; brother, Mike (Marilyn) Wolfcale of Middle Point; sister, Linda (Robert Lupo) Heath of Chicago, IL; 16 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Jerry L. Miller.
She was a member of Middle Point United Methodist Church, Middle Point Am Vets, and life member of the VFW Ladies Aux. # 5803, Van Wert American Legion # 178, Middle Point Firemen’s Aux., past member of Grand Lake Motorcycle Club, Delphos Throttle Twisters, and she truly enjoyed motorcycle racing. Helen retired from Kennedy MFG after 39 years of service and owner of South Side Restaurant from 1960-1962, after retirement she worked part time at Adkins Taxes and Bookkeeping. She enjoyed traveling with her husband. Helen was a kind, strong-hearted women that put everyone before herself. She was the rock and the matriarch of the family.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.at Harter and Schier Funeral Home. Funeral services will be on Friday, April 14, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Dave Howell will be officiating. Burial will be on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. at King Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Middle Point Fire Department or American Cancer Society