MILLER, Kalysta Anita Grace
July 22, 2000 – February 17, 2017
Heaven has a new, beautiful Angel. This beautiful Angel was only 16 years old and had her whole life ahead of her. She was one of the most caring, giving, kindest people you would ever meet. She cared and loved so deeply, but some never took the chance to know her, to give her a chance. Instead they bullied her. While bullying can lead to hurt feelings, it can also lead to depression and setting standards so high for themselves that if they don’t meet those high standards it makes their depression even worse. We will never understand suicide, but someone who commits suicide is in so much emotional pain that they feel the only way to fix that pain is to end their lives.
This is what happened to my beautiful daughter, Kalysta Miller, on Thursday, February 16, 2017. This is the day that Kalysta’s depression won the fight and she chose to end her life to get away from the emotional pain that she felt.
Kalysta is survived by her parents Lesa Miller of Stettler, Roger Miller of Sherwood Park; her loving big brother Konour Miller of Sherwood Park; her grandparents Lorne and Anita Docherty of Mirror; her gramma Elaine Miller of Sherwood Park; her aunt and cousins Lori Docherty of Stettler, Keirsten (Christian) of Edmonton, Cass, Kortez, Faith and Zander of Stettler; her uncle and aunt and cousin Hendrick, Angel and Jessica Nicolajsen of Edmonton; also leaves many great aunts, uncles, second cousins. Also left behind some people who were extra special to Kalysta: Mr. Michael Bayer, Mrs. Penny Warford, Kayden Devey, Abby Spencer, Alex Bogner, Tessa Harker and Sabrina McCallum. Rest in peace our beautiful baby. I Love You To The Moon and Back.
Funeral services were held at the PAC Centre on Saturday, February 25, 2017, with Rev. Robin King of Bashaw United Church officiating; Mr. Michael Bayer gave a loving tribute in Kalysta’s memory. Mr. Ho’s Food Science Classes prepared and served cookies and juice following the service; Mr. Eric Rahn presented his gift of music. A gathering was held at the Heartland Youth Centre. We wish to thank all of the many people that helped make Kalysta’s service a remembrance for her family and friends.
Memorial donations may be made to the Suicide Prevention or Youth Mental Health – two things very important to Kalysta c/o Stettler Funeral Home, Box 1780, Stettler, AB, T0C 2L0. Sympathies may be forwarded to the family by signing the guestbook at www.stettlerfuneralhome.com.
STETTLER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM, 403-742-3422, entrusted with the
care and funeral arrangements.