Date of BirthSeptember 02, 1934

Dolores Joan Miller Obituary

Date of BirthSeptember 02, 1934

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Date of DeathJanuary 16, 2017

Dolores Joan Miller Obituary

from simi valley, California, United States

Dolores Joan "Mickey" MillerSimi Valley, CADolores Joan (Mickey) Miller age 82 passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Friday, June 16th, following a lengthy illness. She was born on September 1, 1934 in Oaklawn, Illinois to her loving parents Nicholas and Dorothy DeRuntz. Mickey graduated high school and soon after married her one true love, Kenneth Miller II. They started their life together in Illinois then spent a short time in Texas followed by a move to California where they eventually settled in Simi Valley, California in 1965.She was a devoted wife and mother to seven children. Family was her life work and passion. She had the ability to make people feel as if they were the most important person by way of a smile that lit up her entire face. She owned an endless amount of love, compassion and generosity that she shared with everyone. When her youngest reached the teenage years she went back to school and earned a Associates Degree. Soon after she accepted a position with Prudential in the Medical Claims Department where she worked for over ten years.She was always a creative person and enjoyed crochet and sewing beautiful creations for her grandchildren. She also took pride in her ability to cook, she was one that could pour her love into delicious meals made for her family. Mickey loved holiday's and had a knack for decorating to a T, especially Christmas where she always created a warm and festive environment with the smell of fresh baked cookies wafting in the background. Her greatest gift was her love, she gave all her love, all of her life. She was truly an amazing wife, mother and gram and she will be missed by so many.Mickey was preceded in death by her parents Nicholas and Dorothy De Runtz, sister Loraine Hessner, brother Harold DeRuntz, husband Ken Miller and grandson Chad Hubbard. She is survived by her sister Evelyn Weidner and twin sister Dorothy (Dottie) Dubois. Her children Ken Miller III(Lynn), Timothy Miller, Jackie Hubbard, Nick Miller (Chris), Craig Miller (Terri), Michelle Brooks (David) and Christopher Miller (Lisa). Her 21 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren.Visitation will be held at Reardon Simi Valley Funeral Home on Thursday, June 23rd at 5:00 p.m. There will be a rosary at 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at St. Peter Claver on Friday June 23rd at 10:00 a.m. and burial immediately following at Assumption Cemetery.

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