Dolores M. Miller, 84, of Boden, died Friday, April 5, 2013 at her home.

Dolores M. Miller, 84, of Boden, died Friday, April 5, 2013 at her home.

Funeral services were 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 9 at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola. Rev. John Thieryoung of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Matherville officiating. Serving as pallbearers are Jeremy Thorp, Josey DeBacker, Denver DeBacker, James Miller, Alex Miller, Drexel Miller and Hunter Thorp. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Viola. Visitation was Monday, April 8 from 4–7 p.m. at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola. Memorials may be left to the family.

Dolores was born September 13, 1928 in Boden, the daughter of John and Mae Kasenburg Johnson. She married Drexel Miller on September 18, 1948 in Aledo. He preceded her in death on July 26, 2010. Prior to marriage, she worked at Service Rubber in Rock Island. She enjoyed going out and dancing with her friends. Once married, she was a homemaker and a devoted and loving mother and grandmother. She hosted Saturday night taco night, birthdays and all holidays. She loved baking, planting flowers and her evenings sitting on the porch.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters: Lisa Miller, Galesburg and Missy (Dave) DeBacker, Matherville; sons: Tom (Pat) Miller, New Windsor, Kevin (Dana) Miller, Viola and Mike (Erin) Miller, Aledo; 12 grandchildren and one great grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, children: Karon, Teresa, John and Russell and a half sister: Genevieve Johnston.

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