Catherine Louise Boehmer Miller, age 96, of Springfield, died at 8:30 a.m., on Sunday, January 2, 2011 at Regency Nursing Care Residence. She was born January 1, 1915, the daughter of John and Catherine Zint Boehmer. She married Joseph A. Miller on June 11, 1936 at St. Agnes Catholic Church by Fr. William Costello. He preceded her in death October 27, 1986. She was also preceded in death by her parents, 5 brothers and 2 sisters.
Mrs. Miller was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy in June 1932 and retired as Manager of Springfield Lenders Exchange in 1971. She was a former member of St. Katharine Drexel (Sacred Heart) Parish, member of St. Agnes Parish, Sacred Heart and St. Agnes Altar and Rosary Society, Auxiliary member of Legion of Mary, member of St. Joseph’s Home Anna Geist Circle Coterie.
She is survived by 1 daughter: Mary Lou (Michael S.) Aiello, 2 sons: Jack A. (Diane) Miller and Robert J (Jan) Miller all of Springfield, 7 granddaughters and 5 grandsons; Mark A. Miller, Anita (John) Schornagle, Pamela (Steve) Burke, Michael Miller, Theresa Mortenize, Paul M. Aiello, Phillip J. (Sue) Aiello, Brian E. (Mindy) Aiello, LuAnn M. (Michael) Cadden, Stacey A. (Todd) Boll, Christine R. (Terry) McDevitt and Sarah E. (Todd) Nelson, 20 great grandchildren 5 great great grandchildren, and 1 nephew: Harvey L. Turner of Edina, MN.
Visitation: 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with prayers at 4 p.m.
Funeral Mass: 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at St. Agnes Church with Reverend Robert Jallas officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Katharine Drexel Parish, St. Aloysius Church or St. Agnes Church.
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