Betty Iona Miller1

#8284, b. 23 Apr 1931, d. 29 Mar 2008
Last Edited:18 Apr 2017
FatherAlvin P. Miller1
MotherIona Olivia Westerhaus1
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

OccupationAt the time of her marriage in 1957, she worked for South Bell Telephone & Telegraph in New Orleans as a Draftsman.1
BirthBetty Iona Miller was born on 23 Apr 1931 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.1,2
ResidencePrior to her marriage in 1957, Betty Iona Miller lived at 925 Alvar Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.1
Marriage LicenseShe and Robert Sherdel Forcha obtained a marriage license on 1 Aug 1957 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.1
MarriageBetty Iona Miller married Robert Sherdel Forcha, son of Robert Henry Forcha and Marie Stella Rivet, on 10 Aug 1957 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. Father Michael J. Faraon, a Roman Catholic priest, officiated over the marriage. Witnesses were Dolores T. Petrie, Eddie C. Bergeron, and H T Daigle.1
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 68, when her husband, Robert Sherdel, died on 14 Oct 1999 at Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA.2
DeathBetty Iona Miller died at age 76 on 29 Mar 2008, probably in Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA.2


  1. [S1025] Louisiana Department of Health. New Orleans, Orleans Parish. Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957. Online
  2. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on