Homedale High School

Class of 1965



    Parents of Glenn Miller



Idaho Free Press

January 7, 1955

Justice Earl Miller Succumbs in Caldwell

            Caldwell – Justice of the Peace Earl W. Miller, 58, 421 South Eleventh Street, Caldwell, died this morning in a Caldwell hospital.

            He was born May 8, 1896, in Cleveland, Ohio. He was in the real estate business in Ohio until moving to Caldwell in November, 1947. He was married in Cleveland Sept. 8, 1925, to Josephine A. Miller. He was elected justice of the peace in 1950.

            Judge Miller was a veteran of World War I, and was a member of Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church in Caldwell, the American Legion, and the Mount Moriah Masonic Order in Caldwell. He was a past commander of the Knights of Malta in Cleveland.

            Surviving him are his wife, Josephine A. Miller, Caldwell; three sons, Earl W. Miller, Jr., of Myrtle Creek, Ore., Charles H. Miller of Boise and Glenn S. Miller, Caldwell; two sisters, Mrs. Rudolph Phillip, Medina, Ohio, and Mrs. A. T. Kling of Cleveland, and a brother, Kenneth H. Miller of Portland.

            Funeral services are being arranged at the Davis-Warrick Chapel.


Idaho Statesman

June 3, 2001

            Josephine A. Maahs

            Josephine A. Maahs, 97, of Idaho City, died Thursday, May 31, 2001, at her home.

            A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 4, at Canyon Hill Cemetery, Caldwell. A visitation for family and friends will be held Monday from 9 a.m. until noon, prior to the services, at Summers Funeral Homes, Boise Chapel, 1205 W. Bannock St.

            Josephine was born July 1, 1903, at Nova Scotia, Canada. She graduated from school there, and went to Cleveland, Ohio, at the age of 17 to attend business college where she graduated from Wilcox College. She later attended Cleveland College and worked as a bookkeeper and credit manager at Solar Products Co. in Cleveland, Ohio.

            She married Earl W. Miller in 1925, and she and Mr. Miller had a real estate and insurance business until they moved to Caldwell, Idaho, in 1947. Mr. Miller passed away in January 1955, and Josephine completed her practical nurses training at St. Luke's Hospital/Boise Junior College in Boise. When she graduated, she returned to Caldwell to nurse at Caldwell Memorial Hospital.

            She married Frank Maahs on Dec. 27, 1958, and moved to Homedale in February 1959. She was a member of Hermosa Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, in Caldwell.

            Josephine loved to entertain and have friends over for dinners, and she raised beautiful roses and flowers. She loved to help anyone in need. She had lots of hobbies and enjoyed ice-skating and having fun.

            Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles H. Miller and Mary, Glenn S. Miller and Anne; her grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and many dear friends.

            She was preceded in death by her late husband, Frank Maahs; a son, Earl W. Miller; five sisters; four brothers; and her parents.


Owyhee Avalanche

July 10, 1985

            Frank H. Maahs

            Memorial services were conducted at 10 a.m. Monday in Westminster Center Chapel of Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church, Caldwell, for Frank H. Maahs, 81, who died at his rural Homedale home on July 3. Dr. Donald Frank and Dr. James Moore, pastors of the church, officiated.

            Private family services were conducted at an earlier date at Canyon Hill cemetery, Caldwell.

            He was born March 14, 1904, at Arapahoe, Neb., a son of Henry and Kathrine Kolthoff Maahs. He was reared and educated in Nebraska and later attended diesel mechanic school at Seattle, Wash.

            He moved to Homedale and married Josephine Sutherland-Miller on Dec. 27, 1958.

            He farmed in Wilder and in Homedale and had orchards and a dairy with his row crop operation.

            He attended the Homedale Presbyterian Church.

            He is survived by his wife of Homedale; three stepsons and their wives, Earl W. and Lizbeth Miller of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., Charles H. and Mollie Miller of Florida, and Glen S. and Roberta Miller of Boise; one brother, Walter Maahs of Kearney, Neb.; two sisters, Anna Gruber of Elwood, Neb., and Emma Ringberger of Oral, So. Dak.; and seven grandchildren.

            Memorials may be made to the Homedale Presbyterian Church or the Idaho Youth Ranch.