Doris J. Miller

  • Born: November 6, 1922
  • Died: July 17, 2015
  • Location: Columbus, Wisconsin

Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral & Cremation Services, Columbus

146 South Dickason Boulevard
Columbus, WI 53925

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Tribute & Message From The Family

Doris J. Miller, age 92, of Columbus, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2015 at Golden Living – Continental Manor in Randolph.

The visitation will be at Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus on Monday, July 20, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. There will also be a visitation at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. The funeral service will be at the church on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Daniel Sims. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery in Columbus. A luncheon will follow the burial at church.

The former Doris J. Brokopp was born on November 6, 1922 in Columbus, Wisconsin to Fredrick W. and Meta (Bohlman). She was a 1941 graduate of Columbus High School. On December 9, 1945 she was united in marriage with Eugene W. Miller. Doris was a lifelong member of Zion Ev. Lutheran Church where she was active with the Ladies Aid and was a member of the Columbus American Legion Auxiliary. After her husband's passing, Doris became employed at Hardees and Burger King until her retirement. She was a fan of NASCAR, Packers, and Brewers. Doris was also known for being the "cookie grandma".

Survivors are her four children, Karen Beattie of Dayton, OH, Allen Miller, Glenn (Carla) Miller and Ellen Miller, all of Columbus; grandchildren, Ryan (Jodi) Miller, Mathew (Michelle) Miller, Robin (Paul) Quest, and Darrin (Jennifer) Miller; great grandchildren, Noah, Kelsey, and Benjamin Miller; Morgan Miller; Ethan and Lydia Quest. She is further survived by many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Doris was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Eugene; brother, Arthur; granddaughter, Michelle; son-in-law, Leal Beattie; daughter-in-law, Dianna Miller; as well as other in-laws.

If desired, memorials in Doris J. Miller's name may be made to Zion Ev. Lutheran Church.

The Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at


Condolence & Memory Journal

Doris was always such a kind lady. We enjoyed her being part of the neighborhood. Condolences to the family.

Posted by Dave Edwards - Columbus, WI - neighbor   July 21, 2015

I am sorry for your loss Ellen. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by Scott Western - Evansville, WI - Friend   July 21, 2015

I am so sorry for your loss. Doris was always such a joy to visit and talk with. She will surely be missed by everyone who knew her.

Posted by Chris Ducat - Columbus, WI - American Legion Auxiliary Member   July 21, 2015


Karen, we are sorry for your loss. It is always difficult to lose our Moms, no matter their age or circumstances; so glad to know you were with her. Prayers to you and your family.

Posted by Steve & Mary Margaret Molnar - Dayton, OH - Co worker   July 21, 2015

I am so sorry for your lose Ellen. Your family and you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Debra Benzine - Columbus, WI - Friend   July 21, 2015

Thoughts and prayers to all--Heaven has gained an angel. -- David & Diane (Piekarski) Hintzmann

Posted by David & Diane (Piekarski) Hintzmann - Reeseville, WI - Jenny & Darrin's aunt & uncle   July 21, 2015


I am so sorry for your loss Karen, I am glad you were able to be with her. Please know your heavy heart is in my thoughts and prayers as well as your families. May God bless you and ease your pain and sorrow at this difficult time.

Posted by Vicky Babcock - Greenville, OH - Co worker   July 20, 2015

My thoughts and prayers go out to the Family...So sorry to hear of your loss.

Posted by Barb Womble - Vandalia, OH - Friend   July 20, 2015

We are so very sorry for your loss. We will have you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Shirley and Jim Bayless, New Port Richey, Fl

Posted by Shirley Bayless - New Port Richey, FL - co-worker   July 20, 2015

Sorry for your loss!

Posted by Dave and Annette Fakes - Columbus, WI - Friends of the Family   July 20, 2015

I will miss the greatest neighbor I ever had.

Posted by Rowdy Seibt - Columbus, WI - neighbor & family friend   July 20, 2015

We absolutely delighted in the chance meetings on her walks around the neighborhood. She will be missed, but not forgotten by us. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Our condolences to you in the loss of your crown jewel matriarch. She was a gem to us too!

Posted by Mike and Carmen - Friends and Neighbors   July 19, 2015

We are very sorry for your loss. Although we can't be with you Tuesday, please know we will be thinking of you. Keeping Doris and family in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Mike and Linda Haisley - Dayton, OH - friend   July 19, 2015

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