Marilyn C. Miller

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MINSTER - Marilyn C. Miller, 77, formerly of Garfield Street, died 6:22 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Heartland of Piqua.
She was born Oct. 19, 1936, in Maria Stein, to the late Henry and Matilda (Heitkamp) Thobe. She married Dale Miller on Nov. 3, 1956, in St. Johns Catholic Church, Maria Stein. He preceded her in death on Sept. 22, 2012.
She is survived by children, Kristine and Mike Gorman, of Piqua, and Tony and Amy Miller, of Fort Wayne, Ind.; grandchildren, Matthew, Audrey, Olivia Gorman and A.J. Miller; seven stepgrandchildren; brothers and sisters, Alice Varno, of Sidney, Delbert "Jiggs" and Velma Thobe, of Maria Stein, Mary C. Mescher, of Coldwater, Martha and Thomas Warner, of New Bremen, Donald and Patty Thobe, of Maria Stein, Roland "Brownie" and Shirley Thobe, of Maria Stein, Marjorie and David Moeller, of Maria Stein, David "Dutch" and Jean Thobe, of Minster, Lois and Jay Hogenkamp, of Carthagena, and Larry and Sandy Thobe, of St. Marys; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Mary Thobe, of Maria Stein, and Ginny Thobe, of Maria Stein,
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Virgil "Butch" and Mary Thobe, Werner "Barney" Thobe, Harold "Whitey" Thobe and Elton "Buck" and Norma Thobe, and brothers and sister-in-law, Leonard Varno, John Mescher and Linda Thobe.
She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster. She had worked for Minster Schools, The Mr. Shoppe and the Tasty Treat, Minster.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster, with the Rev. Rick Nieberding celebrant.
Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster, from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 25, 2013, and from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Burial will take place in St. Augustine Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Wilson Hospice. Condolences may be made at

Published in Sidney Daily News on Mar. 22, 2013