Kathryn L. Miller, 90, Bison, died Thursday, June 28, 2018, in Wichita after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

She was born March 10, 1928, in Otis to Fred Sr., and Agnes (Funk) Jones.

She married Virgel Miller on May 23, 1953. He preceded her in death in July 2016 after 63 years of marriage.

After attending college, she became a one-room schoolhouse teacher for first- to eighth-grade students, teaching for 13 years. She was a devoted farmer’s wife, helping run the farm for decades before moving on to other ventures. Her later pursuits included tax preparation, helping run Miller Custom Homes, managing the local Texaco gas station, and working as a real estate broker.

She enjoyed traveling in later years to destinations varying from Cozumel, Mexico, to Alaska. She was known for her delicious cooking and her brilliance as a grandmother.

Survivors include three daughters, Kay Boyd and husband, Austin, Wichita, Renee Nicholson and husband, Leonard, Hoisington, and Teresa Miller, Wichita; a sister, Nila Hartman, Fort Collins, Colo.; a sister-in-law, Maureen Jones, Dodge City; six grandchildren, Melissa Baier and Kelsey Beckman, both of Wichita, Josh Nicholson and wife, Melissa, Hoisington, Jeremy Baier and wife, Jenna, Bloomington, Ill., Derek Nicholson and wife, Brittni, Hoisington and Cameron Beckman and wife, Shannon, Wichita; and five great-grandchildren, Azalea and Jersey Baier, Abel Nicholson, Presley Beckman and another one on the way; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Fred Jones, Jr.; and a brother-in-law, Nelson Hartman.

A celebration of her life will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Janousek Funeral Home, La Crosse; burial in La Crosse Cemetery.

A viewing will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 1 to 1:50 p.m. Monday with the family receiving visitors from 6 to 8 p.m., both at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Walnut Valley Senior Center or Alzheimer’s Association, in care of the funeral home.