2013-01-24 / Obituaries

Kathleen ‘Kathy’ (Materi) Miller, 64, of Texas


Kathleen Miller Kathleen Miller Kathleen (Kathy) Ann (Materi) Miller, 64, of Huntsville, Texas, found peace in her home on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, with family and friends by her side.

Kathy was born April 27, 1948, in Bismarck to Leo and Melonia (Mollie) Materi and grew up on their family farm near Linton.

Kathy loved to bake and cook her mother’s recipes that she grew up with as a child. She had special gifts for decorating and gardening.

Kathy loved to travel and visited many other countries. She loved her animals and they loved her.

Kathy was a faithful member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and Catholic Daughters of America Court 2464.

She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Phil Miller; her daughter, Shannon and husband, Pat Dougherty, of Beeville, Texas; her son, Jason and wife, Kimberly Miller of Cypress, Texas. Kathy adored her seven grandchildren, Patrick, Steven, Madeline and Jacob Dougherty and Cole, Brittany and Zachary Miller.

She is also survived by her sisters, Marilyn and Mickey; and her brother, Leroy; as well as numerous uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins. Kathy was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation and Holy Rosary will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, from 5-7 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m.at Sam Houston Funeral Home.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Huntsville.

Reception will follow at the Church Hall.

Private interment will be held at the Miller Family Cemetery.

Special appreciation is extended to her dear friend Anne Ulmer and caregiver Dana Hadayia who were by her side throughout her fight.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Catholic Daughters ofAmerica (Court 2464) Scholarship Fund PO Box 6101 Huntsville, TX 77342 or Good Shepherd Mission, Huntsville.

Those wishing to leave memorial condolences for the family may do so at www.shmfh.com.

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