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Services Wednesday for Jerilynn D. Miller, 76

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Jerilynn D. Miller, age 76, of Chesterton IN, passed away on October 6, 2018.

She was born on May 22, 1942 in East Chicago, IN to Ralph and Grace (Keough) Burke.

Jerilynn is survived by her husband, James; sons, Gerald Miller and James (Jeri Lyn) Miller Jr.; brother, Gerald (Lois) Burke; sister, Connie (James) Moore; grandchildren, Jacob, Ryne, Kristin, James III, Rachel, Joseph, Gerald and Jamie, many great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Ralph Burke.

Jerilynn was married to James for almost 58 years. She worked at Bethlehem Steel then moved to Florida where she received her nursing degree and worked in geriatrics. Jerilynn enjoyed crocheting and sewing afghans. In her younger years, she enjoyed camping and traveling with her family. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and she will be missed.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Avenue, Chesterton, IN 46304, with Father George Schoop officiating. Entombment will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso, IN.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.

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Posted 10/9/2018




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