A 1938 graduate of the Academy of Notre Dame, Mrs. Miller was a homemaker and a proud 4th-generation “Bellevillian”. She was a charter member of St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, a member of the Queenship of Mary Sodality at St. Augustine’s, and a long-time parish and school volunteer.
Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband of 60 ½ years, John H. Miller, whom she married on December 15, 1945, and who died on July 19, 2006; a son, Stephen J. Miller; her parents, Anton and Elizabeth, nee Walter, Cordie; a sister, Florence Cordie; and a brother, Lester Cordie.
Surviving are two sons, Richard (Patricia) Miller of Lebanon, IL,
and Kevin (Diana) Miller of Kirkwood, MO;
five grandchildren, Melinda Miller, Richard (Lesli) Miller, Christopher Miller,
Michael (Lelynn) Miller, and Elizabeth Miller;
three great-grandchildren, Kaitlynn Miller, Mary Beth Miller, and Lincoln Miller;
a brother, Anthony Cordie;
and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, to the Stephen J. Miller Scholarship Fund at Althoff Catholic High School, or to the Mary Culver Home, Kirkwood MO. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2015, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral procession will leave at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, from the funeral home for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. William McGhee officiating. Burial will follow at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.
My condolences to the Miller family. Eleanor will always have a special place in my heart! I think of her every Christmas when I make her spritz cookies. A tough and wonderful woman!
Lynda Mueller Drendel, St. Louis, Missouri, 63109
We will miss you!
Lesli Miller, Johnson City, TN, 37604
Thank you for all the good memories Grandma ! We will always love you and miss you. May you find peace and rest in the arms of our Lord Jesus Christ !!
Richard A Miller Jr, Johnson City, Tennessee, 37604