Ruth Ann Miller, 89, formerly of Phillipsburg, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, at Our Lady of Mercy Country Home in Liberty, Mo.

She was born Dec. 11, 1930, to Edwin J. and Freida (Hoffman) Merklein.

She married Virgil E. Miller Aug. 17, 1949, in Stuttgart. He preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 2016.

Survivors include her daughter, Lynette Evans Mucke, Liberty, Mo., four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Cremation was planned. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Zion Lutheran Church, Phillipsburg. A private inurnment will take place at a later date in the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.

Friends may sign the book from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel.

Memorials may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church.

Condolences can be left at

Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, 1115 2nd Street, Phillipsburg, KS67661, is in charge of arrangements.