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Ada J. (Otto) Miller

November 17, 1936 — June 24, 2023

Ada J. (Otto) Miller

ADA J. (OTTO) MILLER, 86 years, 7 months and 7 days, of Tuscola, IL passed away at 11:46 A.M. on Saturday, June 24, 2023, at the Arthur Home.


Funeral services will be held at 9:00 A.M. on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at the Otto Center. Bishop Matthew Miller will officiate. Burial will be in the Otto Cemetery in rural Arthur, IL. Visitation will be any time after 2:00 P.M. Sunday June 25, 2023, and after 10:00 A.M. Monday, June 26, 2023, at the Otto Center.  Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.


Ada was born on November 17, 1936 in Douglas County, IL.  She was a daughter of Jonas and Sarah (Mast) Otto.  She married Harvey S. Miller on February 23, 1956, in Douglas County.  They lived in Holy Matrimony for 52 years.  He preceded her in death on October 25, 2008.


Ada is survived by 4 sons Elva and his wife Katie of Arthur, IL, Ernest and his wife Betty Mae of Tuscola, IL, Monroe and his friend Rebecca of St. Joe, IL and Rueben and his wife Cheryl of Arcola, IL; 4 daughters Irlene Chupp and her husband Vernon of Arcola, IL,  Susanna Graber of Arthur IL, Barbara Ann Bontrager and her husband Lamar of Sullivan, IL, Laura Mae Chupp and her husband Glen of Tuscola, IL; 23 grandchildren and 46 great grandchildren; 2 brother Dannie Otto and his wife Fannie of Tuscola, IL and David Otto and his wife Christina of Arcola, IL; 6 sisters Ella Otto, Lydia Otto, Mary Otto, Susanna Otto all of Arcola, IL, Miriam Schrock and her husband Jonas of Arcola, IL and Verna Herschberger and her husband Monroe of Sullivan, IL


Ada was preceded in death by her parents Jonas and Sarah (Mast) Otto, her husband Harvey; 1 great grandson Curtis Lee Miller; 1 stillborn great-granddaughter Kyli Ann Bontrager; 1 sister Sarah Otto; 1 daughter-in-law Carol Jean Miller and 2 sisters-in-law Anna Mae Otto and Marilyn Otto.


Ada had worked at the Bakery in the Old Red Barn in Tuscola and later went to work for Ivan Gingerich at Kreative Kitchens.


 Ada was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. 


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