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Wanda L. Miller

June 22nd, 1918 – July 28th, 2017

Wanda L. Miller, 99, of Havana, IL, passed away at 8:23 pm on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Havana Health Care Center. She was born on June 22, 1918 in Sheldons Grove, IL, the daughter of Pete and Lula Maye (Curless) Hamm. Wanda married Fred Miller on November 22, 1943 in Palmyra, MO. He preceded her in death on June 9, 1984.

Also preceding her in death was her son, Tim Miller, her daughter, Joyce Korth, 5 brothers, Marshall, Dallas, J.C., Dale, and Virgil Hamm and her sister Glenna Hursch.

Survivors include her 2 sons, Richard (and Connie) Miller of Rushville, IL and Pete (and Pam) Miller of Lewistown, IL, 9 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, 9 great-great-grandchildren, and her brother, Pete (and Lois) Hamm, Jr. of Browning, IL.

Wanda was a homemaker. She lived at and enjoyed overlooking Anderson Lake before making her home with her daughter, Joyce, in Bath in 2000. She was an avid bowler. She bowled in Pro-Ams all over the country and was inducted into the Illinois Bowling Hall of Fame. She was also inducted into the Havana Women’s Bowling Association Hall of Fame in 1982. At age 82, she finally retired her bowling ball.

Wanda traveled to Las Vegas several times. She attended many Miller reunions and was known for her cooking and homemade noodles.

A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Sheldons Grove Cemetery. Pastor Wayne Curless will be officiating. Memorials may be made to the Hickory-Kerton Fire Department.

Condolences


July 29th, 2017

so sorry to hear this she was a wonderful person and will always be remembered! our hearts go out to the family thinking of you all KENNY,CONNIE HAMM AND FAMILY

July 29th, 2017

So sorry had a many good times she was a spichel lady betty Hamm Hodges and ron

July 29th, 2017

So sorry to your family she was a good bowler and.
Ferind

July 29th, 2017

So sorry for your loss.
Sandy Rawley Page

July 29th, 2017

Wanda will be missed but at least she had a long life full of memories...Hugs

July 29th, 2017

So very sorry for your loss, Wanda has had a happy life and so many memories to remember her by! Thoughts and prayers are with her family. Marsha Thomas

July 29th, 2017

So sorry, thinking of all you
Bob & Susie Bucher

July 29th, 2017

So sorry for your loss, you are all in my thoughts we loved Wanda and Fred, we had so much fun bowling with them Bill and Connie (Curless)
Ogden

July 29th, 2017

I am so sorry. Aunt Wanda was a special person. She will be at peace now.

July 29th, 2017

Very sorry for your loss.
Jessie Seward

July 29th, 2017

I'm so sorry for your loss. Rachel Bailey

July 29th, 2017

So sorry for your loss

July 29th, 2017

Such a wonderful lady sorry for your loss Pauline Bailey

July 30th, 2017

So sorry for your loss. A long life of memories. George and Sandy Bonney and family

July 31st, 2017

So, so sorry for your loss. Praying that God comfort the family and give them strength in the many difficult days ahead. Love, Mike and Donna (Ausmus)Shirley

July 31st, 2017

Blessings to all💙

August 1st, 2017

When I think of Wanda I think of all the times Joyce & I got into trouble. We never could figure out how she knew where we had been or who we were with.
She was a great lady in my life, & I loved her.
I don't have to sigh my name because her family will know exactly who I am.
God bless you all.