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Julia Miller

JULIA MILLER (nee Babic) age 94, beloved wife for 48 years of the late Herman; loving mother of Herman (wife Joanne), Julie, Marlene Miller (husband Peter Pronovost), and the late William; devoted grandmother of Scott, Brittany (husband Brian), Matthew, Ethan, and Emma and great-grandmother of Eleanor and Clara; cherished daughter of the late Franc and Julka (nee Mustar) Babic; dearest sister of the late Franc (wife Francka), Boris (wife Julka), and Mirko; dear aunt and great-aunt of many.

Julia was born on December 26, 1927 in Kompolje, Slovenia and passed away on March 4, 2022. She married the love of her life, Herman, on February 28, 1959 in Paris and together they raised their four children in Kirtland, Ohio, in the home they built. Strong in her faith, Julia was a founding member of Divine Word Catholic Church. She enjoyed being a member of Slovenska Pristava and attending their events, especially the Slovenian dances. She enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, and especially gardening. She loved working in her yard, tending to her flower and vegetable gardens. In her later years, she treasured the memories she and Herman made as they traveled. She also cherished the time she had with her grandchildren. She was a true caregiver to, not only her family, but her extended family in Slovenia and all those she encountered and for that she will be dearly missed.

Contributions may be made in memory of Julia to The Slovene Home of the Aged or  Hospice of the Western Reserve.

Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Julia at THE ZEVNIK-COSIC FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) Friday, March 11, 2022 5-8 PM and again Saturday from 10-11 AM at Divine Word Catholic Church, 8100 Eagle Rd. Kirtland, Ohio 44094.

A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 AM.

Burial will take place at All Souls Cemetery.


Charity EIN: 341256377, 340928022

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