Isobel Mildred MILLER


Isobel Mildred (Taggart) Miller was born December 25th, 1922 and passed away on her 91st birthday, December 25th, 2013 at 10:40 P.M. at the Vulcan Extendicare, Vulcan, Alberta, where she had resided for the last three and a half months. Isobel is survived by one sister, Barbara Gurney of Rimbey, Alberta. She was predeceased by four sisters: Ina Taggart and Hulda Taggart of Gadsby, Alberta, Louanna Tuck of B.C., May Weins of Oak Lake, Manitoba, and two brothers: Ted Taggart of Castlegar, B.C. and Robert Taggart of Stettler, Alberta. She was also predeceased by grand-daughter, Tammy Heide of Vulcan, Alberta and her beloved husband of 67 years, Ernest Wilmer Miller. She leaves seven children: Graham (Judy) Miller of Grande Prairie, Alberta and their four children Warren (Karen), Roxanne (Albert), Shandra (Bruce), and Joan (Scott); Elaine (Jim) Heide of Vulcan, Alberta and their two children Sandra (Jonathan), Ben (Tia); Murray (Pattie) Miller of Medicine Hat, Alberta and their four children Ernest (Rachel), Rosalyn (Mark), Danita (John) Rachel (Josh); Debbie (Duane) of Fremont, Michigan and their five children Aaron (Beth), Amber (Roger), Aminta, Anthony and Anne; Ruth (David) Catlin of Plant City, Florida and their three children Bethany (Jamie), David II (Michele), Jeffrey (Sarah); Valerie (Leon) Raiche of Pensacola, Florida and five step-children Leah (Dan), Naomi (Steve), Ruth Anne, Mark (Jennifer) and Anna; Vincent Miller of Lacombe, Alberta and his two children Steven (Jocelyn) and Jeanette. She also leaves 27 great grandchildren and 11 step-great grandchildren. Isobel was a fulltime wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She devoted her life to farming with her husband Ernest, and supported him in every endeavour. They farmed together for 44 years in Castor, Alberta and after selling their farm; they retired in Lacombe where they lived for 22 years. They celebrated 67 years of marriage, and now she and her beloved are together once again enjoying all the glories of heaven. Her family and friends cherish their many memories, and will certainly miss her cheerful smile. A funeral service was conducted by her grandson, Ernest W. Miller of Bible Baptist Church of Edmonton and her son, Murray W. Miller of Lighthouse Baptist Church of Medicine Hat on Saturday, January 4th, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at the Evangelical United Missionary Church in Castor, Alberta. Interment took place beside her beloved husband Ernest W. Miller at the Castor Municipal Cemetery.


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