Private Family Only
Monday, July 27, 2020 ~ 2:00 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment at Sunrise Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
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*Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic: The service is private for family only and will be stream live on the Svoboda Funeral Home Facebook page.
Shirley K. Jensen Miller, 87, of Wahoo, NE entered into eternal rest on July 21, 2020 at her home. She was born October 14, 1932 in rural Stella, NE to Cleo and Veda (Rhodus) McNeely.
At 10 years old, she moved to Wahoo with her family. Shirley graduated Wahoo High School, attended Peru State Teachers College and received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Midland Lutheran College. For 37 years, she taught junior high English and Social Studies at Mead Public School.
Shirley was a member of many educational organizations, FFA Alumni, and Saunders County Medical Auxiliary. She enjoyed mentoring and tutoring students, educational consulting, writing noteworthy short stories and volunteering at the local senior center facility.
Shirley is survived by her son, Bradford K. Jensen and daughter-in-law, Mary Sianis-Jensen of Newtown, PA; granddaughter, Kristen and her husband Norbert Maier of Sleepy Hollow, NY; brother, Harold and sister-in-law, Marilyn McNeely of Phoenix, AZ; brother-in-law, Keith Hartford of Cedar Bluffs; sisters-in-law, Elva Jean McNeely of Enid, OK, Rita Koehler of Omaha, Mary Miller of Gering and Bernadine Anderson of Surfside Beach, SC; step-children, Cindy (Greg) Hall of Fremont, Steve (Jeanne) Miller of Omaha, Teresa (Barry) Arnold of Omaha; step-grandchildren, Edward Miller, Matthew (Shannon) Miller, Aimee (David) Hennings, and Maxx Arnold; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Shirley was predeceased by her parents, Cleo and Veda McNeely; husband of 7 years, Kenneth Jensen; husband of 38 years, Phil Miller; sisters, Julie Hartford and Kittie Stricklett; and brothers, Wayne McNeely and Don McNeely.