Anne R. (Mary Anne Ruch) Miller

MILLER, ANNE R. (NEE MARY ANNE RUCH), died peacefully Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at age 74.

She was the most loving mother of three children: Anne Meira, Jerome Miller and Kathleen White; and five grandchildren.

As a social worker for the State of KY 1974-1999, Anne worked on behalf of mothers and children in the Purchase of Daycare, WIN, and Child Protective Services divisions. She enjoyed singing in the Derby City Chorus from 1995-2007, and in the choir of Holy Trinity Catholic Church where she was a lifelong parishioner. As a young adult, Anne graduated summa cum laude from St. Louis University, taught 3rd grade at Resurrection, and 8th grade at Guardian Angels. She also pursued a career as actress and model in New York City, French Lick, IN, and as a founding member of Actor's Theater of Louisville.

Anne was preceded in death by her parents, Mary and Ralph Ruch; and by brothers Ralph and Jimmy Ruch.

She is also survived by siblings Margaret Wilson, Tom Ruch, Lizi Plotnick, Billy Ruch, and Penny Vineyard.

Visitation will be held Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:00 at Ratterman Bros. on Lexington Road, with prayers and sharing at 6:00p.m. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday April 28, 2014 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

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Funeral Home

Ratterman Brothers - St. Matthews
3711 Lexington Road Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 893-3644

Published in The Courier-Journal on Apr. 25, 2014