Obituary: Winifred ‘Winnie’ Miller 1916 - 2013

Winifred L. “Winnie” Miller, 96 of Rimrock, passed away on April 7, 2013. She was born on September 6, 1916, in Flint, Michigan, to Charles Ward and Leona Wilson. She came to Arizona in 1954.

Winnie and her late husband Frank S. Miller settled in South Phoenix and were owners of Frank and Winnie’s Fruit Stand for 25 years. Winnie and Frank retired to the Camp Verde area in 1988. She enjoyed painting, cooking, canning, gardening and crow shearing.

Winnie was a wonderful mother and counselor to her family and her wisdom will be greatly missed.

Winnie was preceded in death by her husband Frank, her parents and her son Ronald Kessler. She is survived by daughters Shirley Kessler and Delores Bannister; sons Larry Kessler and Wade Miller; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Private family services will be held at East Resthaven Park Cemetery in Phoenix, Arizona.

An online guestbook is available to sign at

Information provided by survivors.


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