Dolores T. Miller, 81, Ireland

Delores MillerDolores T. Miller, 81, of Ireland, died Sunday at her home. She was born February 21, 1932, in Detroit, to William and Ella (Fehribach) Brames. She married Lawrence C. Miller Sr. October 25, 1951, in Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland.

Dolores was a homemaker and member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland, the St. Mary’s St. Ann’s Society, the Boone Township Homemaker’s Club, and a quilter for St. Mary’s Church. She was a recipient of the Diocese of Evansville Bruté Award. She enjoyed traveling, crossword puzzles, sewing and quilting, especially for the Forest Park and Jasper High School Color Guards. She was also an avid St. Louis Cardinals Fan.

Surviving are her husband, Lawrence Miller Sr.; two daughters, Mary Martin and  husband Ronald, Evansville, and Sharon James and husband Ronald, Jasper; five sons, five sons, Martin Miller, Greensburg, Eugene Miller and  wife Brenda, Jasper, Tom Miller and wife, Denise, Jasper, Alan Miller, Chicago, and Lawrence Miller Jr., Master Sergeant Air Force, and wife Jeanette, Palmer, Alaska; 15 grandchildren, Jennifer Wilkerson, Ann Robins, Lisa Miller, Amanda Dilger, Melissa Smith, Nathan Miller, Andrew Miller, Jason Miller, Leslie Hertle, Joseph Martin, Jerome Martin, Heather Miller, Trevon Miller, Kerrigan Miller, and Georgia Miller; three step grandchildren, Kristina Allen, Thomas James, and Amy Bakay; seven great-grandchildren, Addison Dilger, Spencer Dilger, Tori Smith, Kaitlin Miller, Tenley Miller, Aidan Robins, and Ronan Robins; and nine step great-grandchildren, Tiffany Miller, Brandon Miller, Michael Miller, Hannah James, Leah James, Elisha James, Xander Bakay, Paige Wilkerson, and Devon Wilkerson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Angela Geralyn Miller, one granddaughter, Lindsey Ann Miller, one step great-granddaughter, Ashley Miller, one sister, Marilyn Mehringer, and three brothers, Bernard, Donald, and David Brames.

Funeral services  at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland, with burial following in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or to the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center in Jasper.

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