Barbara S. Miller Obituary 2024

Obituary for Barbara S. (Schlegel) Miller

Obituary for Barbara S. (Schlegel) Miller

Barbara S. (Schlegel) Miller, 98, of Wyomissing, formerly of Fleetwood, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 13, 2024, at The Highlands of Wyomissing.

Early Life and Education

  • Born on October 25, 1925, in Reading Hospital to Alfred and Elda (Schaeffer) Schlegel.
  • Graduated from Fleetwood High School.
  • Received a Bachelor of Science in medical technology from Moravian College.

Career and Family Life

  • Worked at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Reading for two years.
  • Married Kenneth W. Miller on September 10, 1949.
  • Moved to Fleetwood after her husband completed dental school, where she became a housewife and raised their three sons.

Community Involvement

  • Active member of the Women’s Club of Fleetwood, serving as chair of various committees and president.
  • Instrumental in starting a community recycling program.

Church Involvement

  • Sang in the choir at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church for many years.
  • Taught in and was superintendent of the Sunday School and Bible School.

Later Years

  • Moved to The Highlands of Wyomissing with her husband.
  • Sang in the chorus at The Highlands for many years.
  • Volunteered in various ways at The Highlands.


  • Sons: Martin F. Miller, Thomas A. Miller, and Peter W. Miller.
  • Grandchildren: Taryn Miller, Leslie Christman, Emily Miller, Jessica Miller, Stephanie Miller, Sarah Miller, Matthew Spilker, Nicole Martin, and Bradley Spilker.
  • Great-grandchildren: Ella, Chase, Clare, Delaney, Madison, Jackson, Kennadi, Finn, Brooklyn, Ashlyn, and Robert.
  • Sister: Mary Jane Schofer.

Preceded in Death

  • Husband: Dr. Kenneth W. Miller (January 18, 2018).
  • Brother: Frederick Schlegel.
  • Sisters: Lillian Walter, Julia Clemons, and Emma Webb.

Memorial Services

  • Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at 11:00 am at The Highlands at Wyomissing.
  • Visitation from 10-11 am at The Highlands.


  • Private inurnment in the St. Paul’s Union Church Memorial Columbarium, Fleetwood.


  • The Highlands Endowment Fund: 2000 Cambridge Ave, Wyomissing, PA 19610
  • A charity of your choice.

Walbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Fleetwood, is honored to be caring for Barbara and her family. Online condolences may be offered at