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Maxine L. (Lynch) Miller


1921 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
Maxine L. Miller, of Ellensburg, WA, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2011, on her 90th birthday. Maxine was born in Kittitas on Feb. 15, 1921 to Ralph and Bertha (Sorenson) Lynch. She received her BA in home Economics in 1942 from WSU and her Master's Degree from the University of Washington. She lived in California from 1945 to 1980 when she returned back to Ellensburg. While in California she had been an airline hostess for TWA and also was a professor at California State University from 1955 until 1980, when she became professor emeritus. She married Harlan Miller in 1950 but divorced in 1965. In 1968 Maxine traveled around the world studying country houses, interiors and environment. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Kittitas Valley Genealogy Society and the Kittitas County Historical Society. She is survived by 11 nieces and nephews and several cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: Delbert and Gordon and sisters: Barbara, Beatrice and Iva.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, Feb. 26. 2011, 1:00 p.m. at I.O.O.F cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kittitas County Historical Society.


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Published in Daily Record from Feb. 22 to Mar. 1, 2011
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