Delores A. (Turzinski) Miller, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt, age 70, of Plover passed away peacefully, Friday, April 10, 2015, at the Portage County Health Care Center in Stevens Point, WI.
Delores was born August 29, 1944, in Cicero, IL, the daughter of Irene (Kedrowski) Turzinski. She moved with her family to Plover in 1947 and graduated from Maria High School in 1962. She worked at Sentry Insurance until starting a family. She later worked for McCain Foods until retiring on September 6, 2003. Delores married LeRoy Miller on February 8, 1964, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stevens Point. She devoted her life to her husband, children and extended family. She found particular joy in spending time with her granddaughter, Taya.
Delores enjoyed dancing, bowling, ceramics, playing cribbage, and cheering on Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. in NASCAR races. She was a member of the Saint Bronislava’s Rosary Society. She also enjoyed cooking, baking, canning, and sewing.
She is survived by her children, Kerri Lee Miller of Sun Prairie, WI, Kelli Miller of Stevens Point, and Kurt (Trina Laube) Miller of Stevens Point; and one granddaughter, Taya Miller. She is further survived by two brothers, James (Diane) Turzinski, of Stevens Point, and Robert (Rita) Turzinski of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, one sister, Linda (Robert) Pallen of Custer, WI, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband; her mother; a brother, Ronald Turzinski; and three nephews.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff at the Portage County Health Care Center for taking care of Delores during the time that she was there.
A memorial service for Delores will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Pisarski Community Funeral Home at 2911 Plover Road in Plover, WI. Deacon Vern Linzmeier will officiate. Friends and family will gather to share memories from 10 a.m. to the time of services at the funeral home on Wednesday. Online condolences may be sent by visiting PisarskiFuneralHome.com.