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Doris I. Miller, 94

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Doris I. Miller 94, of Star Prairie, Wis., passed away Tuesday, March 11.

Doris was born March 1, 1920, in New Sweden, Minn., to Clarence and Marie Holmquist. When she was eight years old, she and her family moved to Wisconsin.

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Doris graduated from New Richmond High School in 1940. On Jan. 15, 1944, she married Ray Miller in Stillwater, Minn. They bought a farm near Star Prairie, Wis., and farmed until 1973, when Ray retired. To this union four children were born Judy, Larry, Garry, and Duane.

Doris had several jobs which included working for Ringers Clothing Factory, Doboy Plastics, Gambles, and Shultz's Dime Store in New Richmond. She was also a member of the Ladies Aid at Bethany Lutheran Church, and was 4-H leader for Wagon Landing for many years.

After Ray's retirement they moved to their home on the Apple River, where they lived until a few years ago, when she moved to the Willow Ridge Nursing Home in Amery, Wis.

Ray and Doris enjoyed the many trips that they took which included Florida, Hawaii, Canada, Spain, Africa, and many other areas of the U.S. Doris was a very devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who loved spending time with her family.

Doris was preceded in death by her husband Ray; her parents; son Larry; brother Clinton; and sisters Ethel, Evangeline, and Ruth.

She is survived by daughter Judy (Gary) Holmes of Cottage Grove, Minn.; sons Garry (Sue) of Osceola, Wis., and Duane of Arcadia, Wis.; grandsons Jon (Karla) Holmes, Paul (Tina) Holmes, Matt (Becky) Miller, Kyle (Julia) Miller, Nathan (Alice) Miller, Josh Miller, and Travis (Holly) Krueger; granddaughter Jennifer Knutson; great-grandchildren Ben, and Luke Holmes, Evan Knutson, Tyler, and Charlie Miller, Brooklyn, and Arianna Miller, and Ella Krueger; step great-grandchildren Juliann, and Hailie Jeska; along with many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 15, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Star Prairie, Wis. Visitation will 1 hour prior to the service from 10-11 a.m. Interment will be in New Richmond Cemetery with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond in charge of arrangements.

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