March 20, 1921 – July 06, 2015
Marie was born Marie Emilie Bertha Batzer on March 20, 1921 in Gillett, WI, the daughter of the late Gust and Ida (Parduhn) Batzer. She was baptized March 23, 1921 by the Rev. D. C. Markworth and confirmed April 5, 1936 by the Rev. E. A. Wians in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Gillett. On December 28, 1940, she was united in marriage to Norman J. Miller.
Marie graduated from Gillett High School. She was a church organist. She was employed by the Paper Converting Machine Company in Green Bay for 27 years. She was a faithful member of St. James Lutheran Church where she served as a member of the Tabitha Society as the President, Secretary and Treasurer and the Stephen Ministry.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1983 and a daughter Rita May in infancy.
Survivors include three sons, Gene Miller, Kokomo, IN; Dale (Ellen) Miller, Two Rivers; Gary (Barbara) Franksville; six grandchildren, Suzanne (Mark) Dunkin, Kokomo, IN; Charlotte (Brad) Isley, Noblesville, IN; Stephanie Miller, Minneapolis, MN; Tara (Kevin) Lien, Green Bay; Nora (Chad) Bolliger, Cedarburg; Christian Miller (Special Friend Sarah), Racine. Also great-grandchildren, Gabrielle, Kendall, Cora and Selia Dunkin; Morrigan and Owen Lien; Vincent and Mason Bolliger; one sister-in-law, Theodora Batzer, Athens, GA; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at St. James Lutheran Church Shawano, WI, on Friday July 10th at 12 PM with Reverend Fred Zimmerman officiating. Burial will follow in the Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Gillett. Visitation will be held from 10 AM to 12 PM before the service.
Memorials may be made to the Tabitha Society of St. James Lutheran Church.