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Kathryn L. Miller

March 13, 1928 ~ August 5, 2019 (age 91)


Kathryn Lucille Walker Miller, 91, of Burlington passed away August 5, 2019 at Brookdale Senior Living in Memphis, TN,

Born March 13, 1928 in Burlington, she was the daughter of Richard Bates and Catharine Dorothea Wegener Walker.  On Jan 19, 1947 she married Robert Henry Miller in Middletown.  He passed away April 21, 1996.

Mrs. Miller was a homemaker and seamstress for years in Danville and then Burlington. She was a 1946 graduate of Sperry High School and was All-State in basketball for two years.  She was of the Presbyterian faith. She was a member of the Burlington Moose Club for many years.  As an avid traveler, she visited many places in the U.S with her friends.  Hobbies included making dolls, collecting glassware and sewing for her family and others.

Survivors include two sons, Gary Miller of Whitefish, MT and Charles Miller of Poway, CA; grandchildren Krista Patterson, William Miller and Derek Miller; great grandchildren Megan Walker and Christian Patterson; cousins, nieces and nephews. 

Besides her husband Robert of nearly 50 years, she was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Gilbert, Corwyn, Laverne, Albert and Wayne, sister, Grace and grandson, Joshua Miller.

Visitation for Kathryn will be from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM with the family to receive friends Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home. Burial will be at 11:00 AM on August 12, 2019 in Keokuk National Cemetery with her husband.

Expressions of Sympathy may be made to the Cheryl and Joshua Miller Memorial Fund at St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN.

Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements.

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Family Receive Friends
August 11, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home
3940 Division
Burlington, IA 52601

Graveside Service
August 12, 2019

11:00 AM
Keokuk National Cemetery
1701 J St.
Keokuk, IA 52632

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