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Evelyn Ann "Evie" Miller

6/16/1949 - 4/25/2018

PEKIN ~ Evelyn Ann "Evie" Miller, 68, of Pekin, passed away at 12:13 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at Pekin Manor. 
Born June 16, 1949 in Richland Center, Wisconsin to Gerald and Eva (Ewing) Turben, she married Jim Miller on September 21, 1984 in Pekin.  He died March 28, 2014 in Peoria.  Also preceding her in death are her parents and one son, Richard in 1993.
Surviving are one son, Don (Terena) Miller; one daughter, Jamie Miller; one step-daughter, Joan (Jeff) Jefford, all of Pekin; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren; one sister, Linda Brueggman of Byron and one brother, Butch Turben of Wisconsin.
Evie had worked for OSF St. Francis Medical Center for 38 years, retiring in May, 2014 as a U.S.R. Clerk.
She enjoyed crocheting, doing crafts and jigsaw puzzles.  She loved spending time with Charro, who was her dog that she had adopted. 
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2018 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  Pastor David Wilder will officiate.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  Burial will be at Glendale Memorial Gardens.  
Memorial contributions may be made to Brain Aneurysm Foundation, 269 Hanover Street #3, Hanover, Massachusetts, 02339 or St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, 530 N.E. Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, Illinois, 61637