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Miller, Della Irene -

Della Irene Miller

Kalamazoo - Della passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Wings Home in Allegan. Born March 5, 1930 in Trowbridge Township, MI, she was the daughter of the late Clifford Adrian Myers and Lois Mary Sweet. On August 24, 1946 she married Bert Miller, Jr. He preceded her in death on August 8, 2017. Mrs. Miller was a member of Trowbridge United Methodist Church since she was a little girl and sang in the church choir. She was a dedicated mother who loved being involved in the lives of her children and, later, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Miller loved to travel and go camping all over the United States. She also enjoyed dancing, especially with her late husband. When her children were young, Mrs. Miller was a Den Mother for their Brownies Troops and would sew clothes for the girls’ Barbie dolls. She had several other interests and hobbies, including listening to music, word searches and other puzzles, and playing cards. As an avid gardener, Mrs. Miller took pride in harvesting and canning her crops each year. She will be fondly remembered for her fabulous cooking and her desire to care for others. Mrs. Miller is survived by her children, Judy Smalla, Danny Miller and wife Frances, Linda Thompson and husband Thomas and Debra McCarty and husband Wallace; eleven grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; seven siblings; and many nieces and nephews. Along with her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her son-in-law; three brothers; six siblings-in-law; two grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Funeral services were held April 2, 2018 at Trowbridge United Methodist Church. Pastor Greg Carlson officiated. Burial took place in Oakwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Trowbridge United Methodist Church or Wings of Hope Hospice are suggested.
Arrangements by
Gorden Funeral Home - Allegan
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