Mabel “Bert” Miller, age 97, of Celina, Ohio, passed away at 10:10 am on October 26, 2020 at Grand Lake Health System in St. Marys.  She was born on July 26, 1923 in Van Wert County, Ohio to the late Joseph and Lydia (Gudeman) Oberlander. 

Bert is survived by her daughter Linda (Steve) Harter, Van Wert, Ohio; a brother, Jay (Connie) Oberlander, Port Charlotte, Florida; a grandson, Christopher (Stacy) Harter, Van Wert; and a great granddaughter, Alexis Harter, Van Wert. 

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Judy Welch; her first husband, Gerald Slusser on May 4, 1975; her second husband, Richard Miller on June 27, 1995; and two sisters, Helen Brinley and Virginia Staugler.

Bert was a 1940 graduate of Fort Recovery High School.  She retired from Mercer Saving Bank in Celina after many years of service.  She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Celina and the Eastern Star Chapter #91 in Celina.  For the past six year Bert lived independently at Otterbein Senior Life Style Choices, St. Marys. 

Bert had a deep love for her family and friends and will be missed by all.

Per her request there will be no public visitation or service.  Graveside services will be held for the family at Swamp College Cemetery in Celina. 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. 

Cisco Funeral Homes of Celina & St. Marys are honored to care for Bert and her family.

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