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Marie E. Miller

Marie E. (Batzer) Miller was born Marie Emilie Bertha Batzer on March 20, 1921, in Gillett, the daughter of the late Gust and Ida (Parduhn) Batzer. She was baptized March 23, 1921, by the Rev. D. C. Markworth and confirmed April 5, 1936, by the Rev. E. A. Wians in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Gillett. On Dec. 28, 1940, she was united in marriage to Norman J. Miller.

Marie graduated from Gillett High School. She was a church organist. She was employed by the Paper Converting Machine Company in Green Bay for 27 years. She was a faithful member of St. James Lutheran Church, where she served as a member of the Tabitha Society as the president, secretary and treasurer and the Stephen Ministry.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1983 and a daughter, Rita May, in infancy.

Survivors include three sons, Gene Miller, of Kokomo, Indiana, Dale (Ellen) Miller, Two Rivers, Gary (Barbara) Miller, Franksville; six grandchildren, Suzanne (Mark) Dunkin, Kokomo, Charlotte (Brad) Isley, Noblesville, Indiana, Stephanie Miller, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Tara (Kevin) Lien, Green Bay, Nora (Chad) Bolliger, Cedarburg, and Christian Miller (special friend Sarah), Racine. Also great-grandchildren, Gabrielle, Kendall, Cora and Selia Dunkin, Morrigan and Owen Lien, Vincent and Mason Bolliger; one sister-in-law, Theodora Batzer, Athens, Georgia; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

Services will be held at St. James Lutheran Church, Shawano, on Friday, July 10, at 12 p.m. with the Rev. Fred Zimmerman officiating. Burial will follow in the Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Gillett. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. before the service.

Memorials may be made to the Tabitha Society of St. James Lutheran Church.

Kuehl Funeral Home, Gillett, is assisting the family.

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