Mary Irene Miller 68, Saint Joseph, MO

Published 03/12 2014 08:40AM

Updated 03/12 2014 08:44AM

Mary Irene Miller 68, of Saint Joseph, Missouri passed away Tuesday March 11, 2014 at a Saint Joseph, MO Hospital.

She was born July 1, 1945 in Seneca, Kansas and was raised in Horton, KS she is the daughter of Fern & Ivan Stanbarger.

She married William "Bill" Miller on December 10, 1965, and they shared 49 together.

She graduated from Powhatten high school, and worked at Northwest Psychiatric Hospital in St. Joseph, MO as a Psychiatric Aide retiring after 20 years of service. She enjoyed taking care of people.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, George Stanbarger, and two sisters, Frances Huffman, and Irene Stanbarger.

She is survived by husband, William E. "Bill" Miller of the home, two sons: Paul (Kelly) Miller of Mound City, MO, and Dean Miller of the home, two daughters, Tina (Joe) Donohue of Vero Beach, FL, and Tammy Speta of Stewart, IA, 8, grandchildren, 2, great grandchildren, two brothers, John Stanbarger of MI, and Frank Stanbarger of Kansas City, KS, and a sister, Lilly Huffman of Texas.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Friday at the Rupp Funeral Home. She has been cremated under the direction of the Rupp Funeral Home.

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