Cheryl L. Miller
Date of Birth
August 26, 1946
Grand Island, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
August 18, 2019
Omaha, Nebraska
Funeral Service

Thursday, August 22, 2019 ~ 10:30 a.m.
United Methodist Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska


Wednesday, August 21, 2019 ~ 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Marcy Mortuary ~ Ashland, Nebraska


Nebraska Humane Society

Cheryl L. Miller, 72, of Bellevue, NE entered into rest on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Hillcrest Millard Nursing Home in Omaha, NE.  She was born August 26, 1946 in Grand Island, NE to LeRoy and Amy (Christensen) Burry.  Cheryl attended school in St. Paul, NE through the 11th grade and she graduated from York High School in 1964.

On September 10, 1966, Cheryl was united in marriage to Marvin Miller at Ashland United Methodist Church.  They were blessed with two children Dawn Rae in November of 1968 and Kyle Lee in August of 1972.  The young family lived in Alvo, Lexington, Gothenburg and Kearney before settling in Ashland, NE in the summer of 1976. Cheryl owned her own beauty shop, Headlines, on Main Street Ashland for 8 years before opening No Sweat Fitness in Fremont.  In 1989 she attended Esthetics school and became the first licensed esthetician in the State of Nebraska.  She worked at The Factory in Omaha and helped with the startup of Faces Day Spa where she worked until her retirement.

She had an energy and zest for life that was unsurpassed by most.  She loved people and making people happy.  In her jobs she most loved treating people special and making them feel good about themselves.  She particularly loved her family and children.  Cheryl enjoyed time on the water, painting, sewing, golfing, entertaining and traveling.

She is survived by husband, Marvin Miller; children, Dawn (Scott) Wagner and Kyle (Sarah) Miller; grandchildren, Zachary, Joshua, Jacob and Emily Wagner, Kade and Graham Miller.

She was preceded in death by her parents, LeRoy and Amy Burry; brother, Jerry Burry.

Condolences for Cheryl L. Miller
  1. Jenel Rogers
    • August 20, 2019 - 11 months ago

    So sorry to hear of your loss will be praying for your family.

  2. Gary Lemke
    • August 20, 2019 - 11 months ago

    Marv, so sorry to see this. I remember the Christmas party that Cheryl and Kathy put on at your house in Lexington. We still have pictures of them in the matching champagne pink dresses they made. Best to you Marv.

  3. Mary Rasmussen
    • August 21, 2019 - 11 months ago

    Marv: I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember Cheryl’s amazing energy and zest for life. She seemed to do everything with ease, including making everyone feel so welcome in your home. It’s hard to believe that such a bright light has been extinguished.

  4. Sally Fleischmann
    • August 22, 2019 - 11 months ago

    Marvin, I am so sorry to hear about Cheryl. We haven’t seen each other for so many years – I know Ann, David and Sara will join me in sincere condolences.

  5. Theresa McMorrow
    • August 22, 2019 - 11 months ago

    Our condolences to the Miller family

    Ed and Theresa McMorrow

  6. Cindy, Tom & Megan Mitchell
    • August 22, 2019 - 11 months ago

    To the Miller Family: Cheryl was a great friend loving mother, tremendous hostess, a truly beautiful person. She was always there for everyone and put a smile on everyone’s face she met. There is a brighter star shining now! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!

  7. Cheri & Bob Luff
    • August 23, 2019 - 11 months ago

    I was sorry to hear of your loss. Cheryl was a bright of sunshine on the beaches of Ixtapa. Our prayers are with you and your children during this difficult time.

    Bob & Cheri Luff
    Garland, NE

  8. Doris Karloff
    • August 23, 2019 - 11 months ago

    Marv: My heart goes out to you. Know we are thinking of you and sending thoughts and prayers. Condolences to you and your family. Blessings, Doris and Charles Karloff

  9. Roger oneill
    • August 25, 2019 - 11 months ago

    Marve. Just heard of Cheryl passing. So sorry fo you and your family. Best Regards. Roger O’Neill

  10. Stacey Hipp
    • August 26, 2019 - 11 months ago

    Dawn and Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Condolences to all of you.

  11. • August 29, 2019 - 11 months ago

    I just found out today about Cheryl’s passing. I am so very sorry for your family’s loss. She was an extremely kind, giving, and loyal woman and made a difference in so many lives. It breaks my heart that her lifetime was so brief and cut short by illness.

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