Sarah Ann Miller

Sarah Ann Miller, 71, passed away June 22, 2020.  She was born November 28, 1948 in Millersburg, Ohio to the late Joseph and Katie Ann (Beachy) Miller.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her former husband Ernest Bontrager; son, Marcus Ryan; and brother Willard (who was a twin to Wilma).

Sarah came to Sarasota in 1969 from Berlin, Ohio.  She worked at Sunnyside Nursing Home back in the 70’s and later at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, music, travel, humor, swimming and sewing. 

Left to cherish her memory are her son, Michael Eric Bontrager and his wife Karmen of Arthur, Illinois; siblings, Wilma Weaver and her husband Pete of Sarasota; sister-in-law, Miriam Miller of Kidron, Ohio; David Miller and his wife Martha of Hartville, Ohio; Ada Kay Bontrager and her husband Terry of Keota, Iowa; Joseph Miller and his wife Julia of Berlin, Ohio; Emanuel “Edward” Miller and his wife Cheryl of Jeromesville, Ohio; and grandson, Kayden Lee Bontrager. 

Funeral service will be Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 4:00 pm at Bethel Mennonite Church, 2985 Bethel Lane, Sarasota, Florida.  Interment will follow in the Bethel Mennonite Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made in Sarah’s honor to the Sarasota Medical Pregnancy Center online at