Phyllis Jean (Wheaton) Miller

September 13, 1935 ~ January 19, 2021 (age 85)


Phyllis Jean Miller, 85, of Angola, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Angola, Indiana.

She was born on September 13, 1935 in Angola, Indiana to Russell Earl and Nellie Marie (Short) Wheaton.  Phyllis graduated from Angola High School.

Phyllis worked at Angola State Bank for 15 years and then at First Federal Savings Bank for 25 years.  She retired as Senior Vice President in 1997.  After she retired she became instrumental in starting the Breeden YMCA along with becoming the Chief Financial Officer to build the new facility.  

Phyllis had been a member of the Business Professional Women of Angola for many years.  She was involved in the Easter Seals Telethons in Steuben County from 1969-1997.  Phyllis was currently involved with the Steuben County Cancer Association and had been a member for over 50 plus years holding the Secretary/Treasurer position for many years.  Phyllis was on many bowling leagues and enjoyed playing golf.

Phyllis met Jerry Hall in 1999.  They spent 22 years together traveling and meeting new friends.  They enjoyed going to races and following Hank Lower.  She loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed going to their sporting events.

Surviving are her children, Alan (Lynette) Stultz of Columbia City, Indiana, Pamela Werner of Angola, Indiana and Todd (Rhonda) Stultz of Angola, Indiana; six grandchildren, Matt (Dawn) Stultz, Melissa (Ronnie) Douglas, Keith (Danielle) Werner, Kurt Werner, Hunter Stultz and Sommer Stultz; 11 grandchildren and 1 great great-grandchild.  She is also survived by Jerry’s family, daughters, Sonja (Monty) Waters of Angola and Jana Hall of Titusville, Florida and grandchildren, Keegan and Kenlee.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald E. Miller in 1997; daughter, Jan D. Stultz in 1993 and siblings, James Wheaton in 1955, Mary Ellen Stevens in 2012 and Roger Wheaton in 2014.

Private Services will be held.   A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Burial will be in Jamestown Cemetery, Steuben County, Indiana.

Memorial donations may be made to the Steuben County Cancer Association, PO Box 28, Angola, Indiana 46703 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Indiana Chapter, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN  46240.  

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Private Services will be held with a Celebration of Life at a later date.


Steuben County Cancer Association
PO Box 28, Angola, IN 46703,
Tel: 260-316-5533

Alzheimer's Association, Greater Indiana Chapter
50 E. 91st Street Suite 100, Indianapolis IN 46240,

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