Obit: Miller, Dorothy G. (1914 - 2006)
Contact:  Audrey Roedl


----Sources: Loyal TRG 27 September 2006

Miller, Dorothy G. (10 JUL 1914 - 21 SEP 2006)

Dorothy G. Miller, 92, Loyal, Died at the Colonial Center, Colby, on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 25, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Loyal. The Rev. Roman Kaiser officiated. Burial was in St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were her grandsons; Steven Miller, Dennis Miller, David Miller, Greg Miller, Robert Miller, Roger Ehlers, Mike Ehlers, Jacob Clemens, and Douglas Miller.

Dorothy Gertrude Zander was born on July 10, 1914, in Cross Plains to Jacob and Amelia (nee Bollenbach) Zander. She was raised and educated in rural Cross Plains. She married Francis Briggs on Oct. 7, 1935, in Cross Plains. After their marriage, they resided in Pine Bluff. Her husband died on Nov. 15, 1940. She moved back to Cross Plains. She married Alvin Miller on Oct. 11, 1947, in Cross Plains. They moved to Loyal, where they farmed and raised their family. Her husband, Alvin, died on July 17, 1988. She continued to live in Loyal until entering the Colonial Center in December 2005. She was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church and was active in the Altar Society, was a member of Loyal Senior Citizens, belonged to various card clubs, and was a member of the Clark County Homemakers when she was younger. She had many interests, but especially loved spending time with her family, playing cards, sewing, and dancing.

Survivors include her three sons, Raymond J. (Caroline) Miller, Loyal, James (Mary) Miller, Loyal, and Donald (Judy) Miller, Mayville; three daughters, Linda (Bill) Ehlers, Greenwood, Mary Ann (Jim) Clemens, Waukesha, Susan Krupka, Athens; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two brothers, Arnie (Elaine) Zander, Cross Plains, and Phil (Doris) Zander, Cross Plains.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Francis Briggs, and her husband, Alvin Miller; three brothers, Roman Zander, Jim Zander, and Tony Zander; one sister, Julianna Diem; and one son-in-law, John Krupka.

Cuddie Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.



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