- Local Guide
Virginia Rose Miller, 87, 411 E. Auglaize St., Wapakoneta, died at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013, at her residence.
She was born May 10, 1926, in Auglaize County, near New Knoxville, the daughter of Emma (Griesinger) and George Buddemeyer. She married Charles B. Miller on June 26, 1947, and he preceded her in death in 1993.
She is survived by two daughters, Pamela (Daniel) Girtz, of Little Fall, Minn., and Chandra (Robert) Hoffman, of Beavercreek; three grandchildren, Benjamin Girtz, Christopher Girtz, and Sara Wical; and two great-grandsons, Chase and Logan Wical.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Guy Buddemeyer and Homer Buddemyer; and a sister, Alma Buddemeyer.
Virginia was a graduate of Wapakoneta High School and Ohio State University. She retired from Hughes High School in Cincinnati, where she was a home economics teacher. She enjoyed gardening, traveling and shopping for antiques. She loved spending time at her cabin in Wisconsin each summer. She was confirmed into the Christian faith on March 17, 1940, at the First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville, the church where she grew up.
Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home, 200 W. Spring St., New Knoxville.
Private family burial rites are to be held following the calling hours on Sunday.
Condolences may be sent to Virginiaâ€™s family at Millerfuneralhomes.net.