Bay City, Michigan
Our loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away Monday, September 5, 2016 at the Toni & Trish House surrounded by her family, age 73. Karen was born February 13, 1943 in Bay City to the late Roman and Mary (Satkowiak) Gornowicz. She married the love of her life Robert A. Miller on October 16, 1965. They celebrated 50 years of marriage last year. Karen worked for Dolores Gonyaw as an accountant and the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund.
Karen is survived by her husband Bob, three daughters: Michelle Miller, Jacquelyn (Glen Schanck) Miller and Terri Miller, three grandchildren: Zacharie (Christina Ritterscamp) Miller, Spirit Schanck and Jordan Miller, Karen’s twin sister Kathleen Jamrog, three nephews: Edward, Allan (Holly) and Patrick (Melissa), a special niece Patricia Lotter, very special cousins: David Bouza, Ronald Satkowiak, Diane Sellick, Diane Richard and Lorraine Bridges. Also four aunts: Alice, Marge, Rita and Lorraine, many other cousins and friends. Karen was predeceased by her in-laws: Delbert and Eleanor Miller, brother in-law Robert Jamrog, niece Linda Jamrog and a God Daughter Rebecca (BeccaBoo) Makl.
The Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 11:00 am at Ambrose Funeral Home. Rev. John Henry Davis will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 2:00 to 8:00 pm and Tuesday morning after 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes” or Toni & Trish House.
The Miller family would like to give a special thank you to Diane Sellick, Diane Richard, aunt Lorraine, uncle Chuck and family for all of the Love and support. Also, McLaren Hospice and the staff of Toni & Trish House for their kind and compassionate care given to Karen and her family.