Eva Dale (Miller) Climer, 89, of Lyons NE

Eva Dale (Miller) Climer was born on April 13, 1927 in rural Craig, Nebraska, near the Bertha Community, to Hurley and Hattie (Patrick) Martin Miller. She passed away on August 17, 2016 at Oakland Heights Nursing Home in Oakland, Nebraska, at the age of 89 years.

Eva enjoyed horseback riding, sledding, and other outdoor activities with her childhood friends and family. She attended rural Bertha school District 36 and graduated from Oakland High School in 1944. After graduation, Eva moved to Omaha, Nebraska where she worked for Mutual of Omaha.

Eva married Donald Climer on December 3, 1945 at the First United Methodist Church in Oakland. To this union three children were born, Michael, Randal and William. In 1945, Eva and Don moved to Thurston County and began farming. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Walthill, Nebraska. In the spring of 1956, they moved to the Bertha area and continued farming. Eva was a member of the Divide Center Presbyterian Church, where she taught Sunday school and youth groups for many years. She was also a member of the Mariners.

After Don’s death in 1999, Eva moved to Lyons, Nebraska where she was an active member of First Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed family activities, and loved attending her grandchildren’s sports events. Eva loved her flower garden and enjoyed sewing and crocheting.

Eva was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Don; six brothers, Irvin Miller, Glen Miller, Elwood Miller, Raymond Martin, William Miller, Robert Miller; two sisters, Lula (Miller) Helms, Nadine (Martin) Simpson; one grandchild, Claude Climer.

Eva is survived by her three sons, Michael Climer of Omaha, Randal Climer of Omaha, and William (Elaine) Climer of Lyons, Nebraska; seven grandchildren Lisa (Craig Brown) Climer,
Melanie (Israel) Climer-Wilson, Mitchell Climer and Heather Carlson, William Climer Jr,
Christopher Climer, Claire Climer, Charise Climer; seven great grandchildren, Dylan Climer, Danielle Climer and Chance Wright, Reagan Wilson, Hailley Wilson, Addie Brown, Bess Brown, Kingston Climer; other relatives and friends.

Memorial Visitation is Mon., Aug. 22nd from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Pelan Funeral Services in Lyons. Family will receive friends with Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m.

The Memorial Service is Tues., Aug. 23red at 1:00 p.m. at Pelan Funeral Services in Lyons.

Burial is in the Lyons Cemetery.

Memorials suggested to the family for future designation.


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I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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