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Violet L. Bell Miller

Sabetha, Kansas

02/18/1937 - 03/22/2023

Violet L. (Bell) Miller, 86, of Platte City, Missouri, formerly of the Sabetha, passed away on March 22, 2023, at her daughter’s home.

She was born February 18, 1937 in Sabetha, Kansas, to Wayne and Elsie Bell of Onida.

On February 20, 1956 she was united in marriage to Charles L. Miller. She lived in the Sabetha and Seneca, Kansas communities before moving to Platte City, to live with her daughter and granddaughter’s family, Arietta McGowan and Brandy Sudduth.

In her lifetime, while raising her children and working in the home, she had various jobs. The job she held the longest, and enjoyed the most, was Roggenkamp’s Liquor Store in Sabetha. She enjoyed visiting with customers.


She is survived by five daughters, Sue Sunnenberg of Sabetha, Kansas, Arietta McGowan of Platte City, Missouri, Melody Estle of Sabetha, Kansas, K-Lynn Fournier of Port Orchard, Washington, and Toni Vollmer of Falls City, Nebraska; two sons, Cary Miller of Fairview, Kansas and Tracy Miller of Kansas City, Missouri; 14 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.


A graveside service is planned for late spring at the Oneida Cemetery, Kansas.

A graveside service is planned for late spring at the Oneida Cemetery, Kansas.

A graveside service is planned for late spring at the Oneida Cemetery, Kansas.

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  1. Gerald & Marcia (Schuster) Fessler on March 27, 2023 at 7:35 pm

    So sorry for your loss, Sue, Cary, Skylar & family. Thoughts & prayers

  2. Tammy Torkelson on March 27, 2023 at 11:21 pm

    So sorry for your loss sending prayers and hugs

  3. Cathy (Bell) Sanders on March 28, 2023 at 1:34 am

    So sorry for the families loss. I loved her very much. I will miss her. Violet also had an older brother, Charles DeWayne Bell of Onieda, KS.

    • Arietta McGowan on March 29, 2023 at 11:43 am

      Thank you Cathy for adding that. Love You!

  4. Mischelle Cragg - Fairview, KS on March 29, 2023 at 11:51 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. “A life well-lived leaves behind a legacy of love …” May you cherish all the beautiful memories of your loved one. Thoughts and prayers to bring you comfort during this difficult time. With Deepest Sympathy,

  5. Arietta McGowan on May 29, 2023 at 2:12 pm

    Violet Miller and Charles Miller’s Graveside Service will be at the Oneida Cemetery in Oneida, KS on June 26th at 10:30.
    The Celebration of life will follow at Toni and Mike Vollmer’s home at,
    64960 713 Rd
    Falls City, NE 68355.
    Please contact me if you have any questions.

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