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Ruth S. (Schmich) Miller

January 3, 1926 ~ August 18, 2020 (age 94)


Ruth S. Miller, 94, of La Porte, Indiana passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020.

Ruth was born January 3, 1926, in Chicago, Illinois to the late Frank and Bessie (Fee) Schmich.

On April 12, 1947, Ruth married John J. “Jack” Miller who preceded her in death on April 15, 1987.

Ruth retired from the La Porte County Auditor’s office where she was a clerk.  She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, St. Peter Joan of Ark Circle, and Beta Theta Tau Sorority.  Ruth also enjoyed golfing, playing bridge, crocheting, oil painting and sewing. 

Ruth is survived by her three sons, Patrick Miller of South Bend, Indiana, James (Angie) Miller of La Porte, Indiana and Bob Miller of La Porte, Indiana; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Norene Quartuccio of La Porte;  and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack; and a brother, Robert Schmich.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 22, 2020, at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1101 Michigan Avenue, La Porte, Indiana.  Reverend Nate Edquist will officiate.  Cremation has taken place. Burial will follow in Pine Lake Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of Donor’s Choice.

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Mass of Christian Burial
August 22, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Peter Catholic Church
1101 Michigan Avenue
LaPorte, IN 46350

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