Joan Miller 80, of Somerville passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 in College Station, TX., A Celebration of Life Service will be held for Joan Miller and her Daughter Lisa Carol (Miller) Kristof. Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Memorial Oaks Chapel in Brenham, TX., at 2:00 p.m.
Joan was born March 31, 1940 to parents, Ernest Meartz and Maybelle (Strope) Meartz in Lincolnwood, Illinois. She married Carroll Ellsworth Miller.
Joan worked for many years as a dog breeder for Labrador retrievers and Golden retrievers. These lovely pups were sold as hunting and or field trial dogs, many became champions in their sport. Joan’s husband Carroll trained these dogs onsite at the business, Millercreek kennels. Joan was known for her great cooking and endless array of recipes. She graciously welcomed family and friends that became family into her home. Joan was an avid horsewoman in her younger days and owned and loved many horses, Honey, Esther, Chico, Mixer, and Snicker. Joan loved musicals and never got tired of watching them. She was very close to her only child, daughter Lisa Carol (Miller) Kristof.
Joan is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Carroll Miller, her daughter, Lisa Carol (Miller) Kristof, and a sister and brother-in-law Gloria & William Crawford.
For those wishing to send flowers please have them delivered to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main St, Brenham Texas 77833
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