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Mrs. Susie Miller
  • ALS Association
    P.O. Box 6051
    Albert Lea, MN 56007
  • Sturgis Church of the Nazarene
    70031 S. Lakeview Rd.
    Sturgis, MI 49091
  • Southern care Hospice
    1911 W. Centre Ave.
    Portage, MI 49024

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“Greg and BarbSending thoughts and prayers for the loss of your sister. She touched alot of lives and will be missed by many. Treasure the memories. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Nancy Luchauer - Barrington, NH


2 of 8 | Posted by: Carol Messner - Sturgis, MI

“What an amazing woman! I was honored to have known her. I'm so sorry for your loss, but know her joy in Christ is beyond anything we can imagine. ...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Ellen Christopher - Circeville, OH

“We were saddened to hear of Sue's illness. Our prayers are with her family and extended family, as we know how much she was loved and will be missed. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Diane Pretty - Cedartown, GA

“Stephen and Bobbi,We are so sorry for the passing of your mother. Didn't know her personally but know that through the things that Bobbi has told us...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Darrel & Carol Harrison - Brazil, IN

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you Barb and Greg and the rest of the family ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Deb Merrifield - LaGrange, IN

“Our deepest sympathy. May she Rest In Peace. Hugs & prayers to all of you. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Don & Cookie Perrow - L'Anse, MI

“The Hackman Family and the entire staff extend to you our most heartfelt sympathy. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Hackman Family Funeral Homes - MI


Susie (Howard) Miller age 72 of Sturgis, Michigan went to join her Lord and Savior in heaven early Tuesday morning January 31, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family following a 13 month hard fought battle with ALS.
She was born November 5, 1944 in Garrett, Kentucky, Son of the late Alf and Virginia (Chaffins) Howard.
Susie resided in Sturgis for the past 23 years coming from LaGrange County, Indiana.
On April 4, 1964 she married Irvin T. Miller at the LaGrange Church of God in LaGrange, Indiana.
Susie had been employed as a cake decorator at the Kroger store in Sturgis and was self-employed as a cake decorator. She was a dedicated homemaker, mother and grandmother.
She was a very active member of the Sturgis Church of the Nazarene where she was involved in many programs including the Bread Day Program. She enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, cooking and ceramics. Susie truly loved time with her family.
She is survived by her loving and dedicated husband of 52 years: Irvin; four sons: Michael Roy (Marianne) Miller of Topeka, Indiana, Ricky Duane (Tina) Miller and Stephen Paul (Bobbi Jo) Miller both of Sturgis, Michigan and Brett Allen (Maria) Miller of Angola, Indiana; eight grandchildren: Kristen Stewart, Matthew Miller, Christopher Miller, Lexi Miller, Olivia Miller, Rylie Miller, Trinity Miller and Josiah Miller; two great grandchildren: Bryleigh Miller and Madalyn Stewart; her siblings: Barb Harp, Ronnie Howard, Kathy Hughes, Linda Trittapoo, Jack Howard, Jerry Howard, Cindy Brown, Dean Howard, Janet Burns, Sheila Graham and Sherry Gehring and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother: Gary Howard.
The family will receive friends from 3:00-7:00 P.M. Friday and 10:00-11:00 A.M. Saturday at the Sturgis Church of the Nazarene, 70031 S. Lakeview St. in Sturgis. Funeral services celebrating and honoring the life of Susie Miller will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the church. The Rev. John Shoup will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at Sturgis Memorial Gardens in Sturgis.
The Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes of Sturgis, Michigan is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Miller's memory consider the Sturgis Church of the Nazarene Church Missions, 70031 S. Lakeview St., Sturgis, MI 49091, ALS Association, P.O. Box 6051, Albert Lea, MN 56007 or Southern Care Hospice, 1911 W Centre Ave, Portage, MI 49024.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.