Irene Frances (Nee Schmidt) Miller

It is with sorrow that we announce the passing of

IRENE FRANCES MILLER (NEE SCHMIDT at G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital in Quesnel, B.C. Irene passed away quietly and peacefully in her sleep, at the age of 93.

Irene was born and raised in Salmon Arm, B.C., where she met and married Benjamin Burton Miller in 1941. Together they raised Douglas B. Miller (b. 1942) and Sharon I. Jarvis (nee Miller) (b. 1945). After working a dairy farm in Tappen, B.C.; to forestry camps at Houston B.C. and Swift River B.C., they finally settled in Quesnel, B.C. in 1958.

Sometimes called “Skinner Miller” she braved the elements for her family, in order to get them to work and school no matter the weather or road conditions.

Irene was an amazing mother and grandmother. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered.

Irene is survived by her son Doug Miller; her daughter Sharon Jarvis; granddaughter Kirstin Jarvis; sister Edith Cameron; many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased her husband Burt Miller and

brother Melvin Schmidt.

Rest Well Beloved One.

As per Irene’s wishes there will be no service.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Irene’s name may be made to

“CHAAPS, Animal Assisted Therapy Program,” Quesnel, B.C. (250) 983 -4005.

Post Office Box 4311, Quesnel, B.C. V2J 3J3


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