Patricia "Pat" I. Miller
Patricia "Pat" Irene Miller, age 83, of Sunset Home, died on Friday, February 15, 2019 in the Home. She was born on July 30, 1935 in Quincy the daughter of Clem and Blanche (Lind) Miller.
Pat attended St. Francis Grade School and was a member of St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church. Pat had cerebral palsy, and she coped with her condition remarkably. After the death of her mother who had taken care of her for many years, Pat taught herself to cook. She went-on to make delicious butter-pecan pies and other dishes without a recipe. Though she was deaf, she learned the art of lip-reading and was very good at it. For the last 10 years she had been a resident of Sunset Home. Her family extends their gratitude for the wonderful care that Pat received during that time.
Pat is survived by two sisters: Maxine Miller Holthaus of Peoria, IL and Norma Miller Hoffman of Quincy, IL. Many nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers; Gene Miller, Edward Miller and Daniel Miller and one sister; Wilma Keshishian.
Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of services. Memorials may be made to Transitions for support of Recreational Activities. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. www.dukerandhaugh.com
- My honor and privilege to care for such a wonderful person. She will be greatly missed.
Bonita spr, FL
- Remember sitting on the front steps in front of Patsy house having many chats .Shooting hoops in back yard . A great childhood memories had with Patsy🙏