Catherine M. Miller, Saginaw Township, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Passed away Sunday November 15, 2009 at Covenant Healthcare – Harrison.  Age 85 years.  Catherine M. Grinzinger was born November 15, 1924 in Beal City, Michigan to the late Herman and Cecelia (Tilman) Grinzinger.  She was married to Francis J. Miller on February 3, 1951 in Beal City.  He preceded her in death on December 11, 1982.  Catherine was a devoted wife and mother and found great joy in her family.  She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.  Left to cherish her memory are seven children: David F. Miller, MaryAnn (Terry) Oliver, James H. (Janice) Miller, Dennis J. (Delphine) Miller, Ronald D. (Keri) Miller, Deborah C. (Brad) Beeker and Diane M. (Dan) Porath; 17 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; eight sisters; one brother; many nieces, nephews and extended family.  Catherine was preceded in death by two sisters.  Catherine’s Funeral Liturgy will take place at 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 20, 2009 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 5376 State St.  Rev. Fr. Randy Kelly will officiate with burial to follow in St. Andrew Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State) on Thursday, November 19, 2009 from 2:00 to 9:00 p.m. Catherine will lie in state at the church on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass.  A vigil service will take place at the funeral home on Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.  Please share your thoughts and memories with Catherine’s family at the funeral home, church or through www.DeislerFuneralHome.com.