Thole, Terese L. (Miller) Terese Louise Thole (Miller), 57, passed away peacefully in the arms of her loving family on the 17th of February 2012. Terese courageously fought a long, hard, painful battle with cancer. Born September 29, 1954 in Minneapolis, MN, the daughter of John and Rosemary Miller. A loyal wife and devoted mom, Terese is survived by her husband David of 36 years and two daughters, Katherine Rose Thole and Ann Elizabeth Weise (Chad). Also survived by parents, John and Rosemary Miller; her sister, Mary Erickson (Ed); brothers, John Miller (Rose), Joseph Miller, James Miller, William Miller and Terrance Miller (Monica); and many nieces, nephews & cousins. Terese graduated from Cooper High School and completed a B.S. degree at the University of Minnesota. Terese was to finish her Masters this spring, 2012. Terese was a life-long learner and committed to the imparting of knowledge. Terese loved music, the arts and was deeply devoted to her faith. Terese will be remembered for her witty sense of humor and infectious laugh that filled every room she walked into. Terese was a beautiful and selfless individual that always put the needs of others before herself. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Thursday at the Church of St. Gerard, 9600 Regent Ave N., Brooklyn Park. Visitation Wednesday 5-8 PM at Gearty-Delmore Plymouth Chapel, 15800 37th Ave N. @ Vicksburg Lane and Thursday at church one hour before Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred for cancer research to the Minnesota Medical Foundation, University of Minnesota. Gearty-Delmore 763-553-1411
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.