Marvel Mae Miller, 93, of Fremont, OH passed away on Sunday, December 22, 2013 surrounded by her family at the Rutherford House in Fremont. She was born May 10, 1920 in Gibsonburg, OH the daughter of Jacob Henry and Edith Mae (Grubs) Doll.
She married Maurice LaVerne Miller on November 12, 1947 by Dr. J.R. Walter at the First Presbyterian Church in Fremont, OH. Together they lived on the corner of Cole Rd. and Buchanan St. from 1948 to 2010. Maurice preceded her in death on May 19, 2013.
Marvel worked as a saleswoman in the Women’s Department at the JC Penney Company for 17 years until she retired in 1982. She had previously worked at Joseph’s Department Store.
Marvel was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Fremont, OH where she was a Deacon and an Elder. She was also a member of the Esther Circle, Craft Circle and Satellites Club at the church. She volunteered at Memorial Hospital for many years in the Gift Shop and as a Surgery Hostess.
Marvel is survived by her daughters, Beth (Dennis) Haslinger, Sykesville, MD, Emily (Jeffery) Fisher, Livermore, CA; grandchildren, David Pettys, Jennifer Samelak, Aaron and Amber Haslinger; four great grandchildren, four step great grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Maurice LaVerne Miller; daughter, Luana Pettys; a twin sister at birth, Margaret Faye Doll; sisters, Hazel Doll, Bernice Hall and Dorothy Gerbich; brothers, Ray and Clyde Doll.
Visitation: Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St., Fremont, OH.
Service: Friday, December 27, 2013; 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 S. Park Ave., Fremont, OH with an hour of visitation prior to the service at the church. Pastor William McConnell will be officiating.
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery
Memorials: Hospice of Memorial Hospital, 430 S. Main St., Clyde, OH 43410 or First Presbyterian Church.
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