Eileen Miller

  • "So sorry for the loss of Eileen. She'll be missed. Kelly"
    - Kelly Riley
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    - Kelly Lambert
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Eileen Miller

Des Moines

Eileen Miller, 88, was born in Des Moines on March 25, 1926, and passed away on March 25, 2014. She was the daughter of Elmer and Sarah Ward and had 9 siblings. She married her teenage sweetheart, Stanley Miller, and they were married for 56 years and had four children. She was a devoted and loving caregiver, taking care of her husband for 17 years prior to his death, her son Doug before his passing, and several other family members.

She enjoyed crafts, her pets, visiting with friends, and gardening. She had a special bond with her 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren and loved spending time with them.

She is survived by three of her children Mike (Saundra) Miller, RuthAnn (Wayne) Manning, Greg (Carla) Miller; her sister Betty (Ed) Hansen; her sister-in-law Twyla Bonine; her sister-in-law Zelda Miller Hurd and extended family.

The family will receive visitors at Brooks South Town Chapel at Sunset Memorial Gardens on Fleur Drive on Friday, March 28, between 6:00-8:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held there at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Iowa Chapter of the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society.


Funeral Home
Brooks South Town Chapel - Des Moines
7601 Fleur Drive  Des Moines, IA 50321
(515) 285-4600
Funeral Home Details
Published in Des Moines Register on Mar. 27, 2014
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