Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 15, 2009
Grace Theolida Miller, 94, of Austin, died Monday, Oct. 12, 2009 at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie.
She was born Dec. 13, 1914 in Moscow, Minn. to Albert and Amanda (Gunderson) Gullickson.
Grace attended the Stoa School in Moscow. In 1940 Grace married Ole Miller at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. She worked at Hormel until 1945, when she retired to raise her family. Grace loved to play cards with friends and family. She enjoyed working with flowers and spent hours helping out friends at nursing homes. She loved her church and religion. Grace was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and also enjoyed her birthday club and travel club.
Grace is preceded in death by her husband, Ole; son, Bruce Miller; daughter-in-law, Susan Miller; three brothers; and two sisters.
Grace is survived by her son James (Mary) Miller, Austin; daughter-in-law Vergene Miller, Neenah, Wis.; grandsons, Brett (Debbie) Miller, Trempealeau, Wis., Jed (Kaisa) Miller, Madison, Wis., John Miller, Madison, Wis.; great-grandchildren, Jenessa Miller, Amanda Miller, Sulia Miller; sister Rose Collier, Monroe, La.; and nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church with the Rev. Glenn Monson officiating. Interment will be in Blooming Prairie Cemetery in Blooming Prairie. Visitation will be for one hour before the service at the church on Saturday.
Clasen-Jordan Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
Memorials to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church “Church Bell Fund.”