Josephine Ann (Rudd) Miller

Aug. 11, 1940-Jan. 23, 2022


Josephine Ann (Rudd) Miller, 81, passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022.

Josephine was born Sunday, Aug. 11, 1940, in Vermillion County, Illinois, to Charles M. Rudd and Lydia (Verhoeven) Rudd.

She spent her childhood with her two sisters in Vermillion County and attended Danville High School. On Saturday, April 11, 1959, Josephine married her best friend John L. Miller and together raised three children.

They started out in Illinois, moved to Lodi, and then finally settled on John’s parents farm east of Kingman. Josephine was a homemaker and only worked once outside of the home in a sewing factory.

She enjoyed writing her political opinions to the Commercial Newspaper and having them published. She also loves listening to music and dancing with her daughters and sisters, doing wordsearches and reading. Most of all she loved spending time with her love of life, John, children and family.

She leaves behind her husband of 63 years, John; son John (Rose) Miller of Perrysville; two daughters, Tina (Geoff) Sunderman of Kingman and Jodie (Bob) Weston of West Lebanon; five grandchildren, Andrew (Jamie) Weston and Nicholas (Veronica) Weston, both of West Lebanon, Shelby (Matt Jahnke) Hill/Sunderman of Coatesville, Kyle Sunderman of Kingman and Kevin (Barbara) Copsy of West Lebanon; nine great-grandchildren, Brayden and Lucas Weston, Cody, Caitlyn and Cayla Weston, Ryder Hill, Kyle, Zachary and Tyler Copsy; two sisters, LaVerne Baker and Charlene (Charles) Shull; and brother-in-law Jim Miller.

She was preceded in death by her parents and nephew Charles Crawford.

There will be a visitation at Sanders Funeral Care, 203 S. First St., Kingman, Thursday, Jan. 27 from 11 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Centennial Cemetery.

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