Melanie C. Miller

JASPER-Melanie C. Miller, age 83, of Jasper, died Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at her daughter’s home surrounded by family. She was born October 27, 1937, in Ottawa Lake, Michigan to Joe and Georgianna (VanLoocke) Jacques.  On February 9, 1957, she married Melvin Miller in Blissfield and he preceded her in death.  She had been employed by Tendercare doing accounts payable and payroll.  She loved animals, was an avid reader and history buff.  Melanie was a member of Holy Family Parish, St. Joseph Campus in Adrian. Some of Melanie’s favorite hobbies were gardening and canning her own produce.


She is survived by a son, Doyle (Denise) Miller of Jasper; four daughters, Debra (Daniel) Watters of Adrian, Denise (Garry) Barrick of Lowell, Arkansas, Anna (Michael) James of Adrian, and Mary (Lee) Wellman of Litchfield; 11 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; faithful canine companion, Tessa; and numerous nieces and nephews.  In addition to her husband, Melvin, she was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, George Jacques; a sister, Margaret Wingred; and a grandson, David Kozak.


The Funeral Liturgy will be offered on Monday, September 27, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Parish, St. Joseph Campus in Adrian with Fr. Bob Pienta as celebrant.  Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery.  Visitation will be held at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian on Sunday, September 26, 2021, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. where there will be a Vigil Prayer Service held at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will also be held one hour prior to the service on Monday, September 27, 2021, at the church.


You may send condolences to the family at   Memorial contributions may be made to the Miller Family for future designation.  Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.