Frances Miller

Obituary of Frances Lorraine Miller


Frances Lorraine Miller of Gleichen, Alberta passed away suddenly January 25, 2021 in Strathmore General Hospital. She was born in Bassano on March 26, 1950.

Fran was predeceased by her parents, Pete and Verna Dankworth of Standard.

She is survived by her husband, Kevin Miller of Gleichen; son, Dale Ryder of Glaslyn, SK; daughter-in-law, Amy Ryder; granddaughters, Paige and Shelby and great granddaughter, Avia; one brother, Edgar Willard of Agassiz, BC; as well as numerous extended family all over Western Canada.

Fran started her work life working at the Weissman corner Café at Standard Corner. She also worked at Wilson’s Corner. The Husky gas station on Fairmont Drive in Calgary. Fran worked as a Logger in Nova Scotia and a great companion of the long drives she shared with her husband as a long haul truck driver. She worked as a Foster parent in both Calgary and in Strathmore. Fran worked in the green houses in both Nova Scotia and in Alberta. She ended her employment career in Gleichen working in the grocery store and the liquor store in Gleichen.

Fran was very active in the St Andrew’s Anglican Church Ladies Association and the Gleichen Community Ladies Association.

A celebration of life will be held later in the year for family, friends and community.

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