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Delores Fay (“Dee”) Miller

Delores Fay Miller (“Dee”), 97, of South Haven, Kansas, passed from this world on April 2, 2019, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Dee was born the daughter of Clifford A. Robinson and Effie May (Hamblet) on November 25, 1921.

Dee was raised on a family farm north of South Haven, Kansas, graduating from South Haven High School in 1940. She married Ralph Miller on December 3, 1941, in Wichita, Kansas, and together they created a life through hard work, devotion, grace and giving, whose impact will endure well beyond her passing.

Dee kept the books and ran the register for several service station businesses that they owned over the years in the South Haven area. She was an accomplished quilter, excellent cook (specialty – chicken and noodles) and an active member of the South Haven community and South Haven United Methodist Church. She loved to read, play cards, watch baseball (Cardinals and Royals), a Kansas Jay-hawk sports fan and quietly kept Ralph inline.

Dee was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: Clinton Maurice Robinson, Gilbert Arthur Robinson, Bernel Leo Robinson and Robert Lee Robinson and sister, Elma Aileen Robinson. Dee is survived by her husband of 77 years, Ralph Oakley Miller, sisters: Roberta May Henton and Donna Jean Troutman, son, Clifford Jay Miller, daughter, Trisha Elaine Lyons, six (6) grandchildren, fourteen (14) great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Dee will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 5, 2019 in the South Haven Community Church, South Haven, Kansas. Interment will follow at the Rose Hill Cemetery, South Haven, Kansas.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her name with the South Haven Fair Association. Contributions can be mailed or left with the funeral home.

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