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Nina Miller

December 23, 1921 — December 23, 2020

Wellman- Nina Bernice Miller was born December 23, 1921, in Greene Township, Iowa County, Iowa. The daughter of Emery and Alice (Bender) Brenneman. Nina attended Franklin school. She lived in the Wellman area her whole life. Nina worked as a waitress at Tiny Diner, Cappers and Hawk I Truck Stop for 13 years. On January 4, 1949 she was united in marriage to Paul L. Miller at West Union Mennonite Church. Nina was a lifetime member of West Union Mennonite Church. She enjoyed quilting. Nina passed away at her home on December 23, 2020 at the age of 99 years.

She is survived by two daughters: Alice Theiler of Wellman and Donna (Dennis) Steele of Coralville, a granddaughter Amanda Theiler of New York City, NY; sisters-in-law Norma Brenneman of Wellman, Cora Frey of Newton, KS and Emma Jean Miller of Kalona; and numerous nieces and nephews. Nina was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a sister LaFern (Ray)Yoder, two brothers Willard (Ruth) and Orval Brenneman; one sister-in-law Nettie (Truman) Schrock and three brothers-in-law Eldon (Gladys) Miller, Mahlon Frey, and Monroe Miller.

A Celebration of Life Graveside Service will be held 2:00 pm on Monday, December 28, 2020 at West Union Cemetery, rural Parnell. The service will also be livestreamed on the Powell Funeral Home facebook page. Memorials may be given to West Union Mennonite Church, Goodwin Center in Wellman or Iowa City Hospice. Powell Funeral Home in Wellman is caring for Nina and her family. Messages and tributes may be left at

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Monday, December 28, 2020

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