Miller, Viola E. (LeClair, Levy), Saginaw, Michigan


Our beloved wife, mother, and grandmother passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at her home surrounded by her family. She was 97 years old. Viola was born July 15, 1913 in Kawkawlin, MI to the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Stolz) LeClair. She moved to Saginaw with her family as a child. She married Delbert Levy on July 15, 1936; he predeceased her in 1962. She then married David Miller on September 17, 1966 and he predeceased her on December 18, 1998. Viola retired from St. Mary Hospital in 1969. She was a member of St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church. Viola is survived by two sons and a daughter: Bryan Levy, Deborah (Joe) Gregson of Pineville, LA, Jeffrey Levy of Norfolk, VA; a daughter-in-law, Carol Levy; 21 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a very dear friend, Reuben Weber. She was predeceased by a son, Michael Levy; a daughter-in-law, Terrie Levy; a granddaughter, Kathryn Levy; two sisters and a brother: Evelyn (Frank) Lugrewicz, Marie LeClair, Thomas (Ruth) LeClair; and a son-in-law, John Curtis. Viola’s Funeral Service will take place on Friday, June 10, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State). Rev. Mark Lindloff will officiate with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the funeral home on Thursday, June 09, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church or the charity of their choice. Please share your thoughts and memories with Viola’s family at the funeral home or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.