Gettysburg, SD

Kathleen Ann Materi Miller

Kathleen (Kathy) Ann Miller, 64, died at her home Jan. 17, 2013 with family and friends by her side.
Kathy was born April 27, 1948 in Bismarck, North Dakota to Leo and Melonia (Mollie) Materi and grew up on their family farm near Linton, ND.
Kathy loved to bake and cook her mother’s recipes that she grew up with as a child.  She had special gifts for decorating and gardening.  Kathy loved to travel and visited many other countries.  She loved her animals and they loved her.  Kathy was a faithful member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and Catholic Daughters of America Court 2464.
She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years Phil Miller, originally of Gettysburg; her daughter Shannon and husband Pat Dougherty of Beeville, Texas; her son Jason and wife Kimberly Miller of Cypress, Texas.  Kathy adored her seven grandchildren Patrick, Steven, Madeline and Jacob Dougherty and Cole, Brittany and Zachary Miller.  She is also survived by her sisters Marilyn and Mickey and her brother Leroy as well as numerous uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins.  Kathy was preceded in death by her parents.
Special appreciation is extended to her dear friend Anne Ulmer and caregiver Dana Hadayia who were by her side throughout her fight.
Visitation and Holy Rosary will be on Thursday Jan. 24, 5:00-7:00 p.m with Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Sam Houston Funeral Home.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, Jan. 25 at 11:00 a.m. at St Thomas Catholic Church in Huntsville, Texas.  Reception will follow at the Church Hall.  Private interment will be at the Miller Family Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Catholic Daughters of America (Court 2464) Scholarship Fund PO Box 6101 Huntsville, TX 77342 or Good Shepherd Mission, Huntsville, Texas.
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