Marilyn Frances Miller died Dec. 26, 2013 with all of her children and several grandchildren at her side.
Marilyn was born July 13, 1925 in Birmingham, Ala. to Jessie and Essie Hartshorne. Her parents died when she was a child and Marilyn was raised by Harmon and Edna Wages in Georgia. She lived in Oregon for more than 63 years but Georgia was always on her mind. Keizer was her home most of those years.
Marilyn and her husband, Dick, owned and operated the Range Rider Tavern in Enterprise, where they lived for 12 years. She fell in love with the Wallowa Mountains and has many dear friends there.
Marilyn was a determined and sometimes stubborn lady. Marilyn was always active with bowling, golfing, sewing, gardening, beading and other crafts and hobbies. Marilyn’s life revolved around her family.
Marilyn was preceded in death by three husbands: Earl Sullivan, Willlard Anderegg and Richard (Dick) Miller. She and Dick were married for 50 years prior to his death last July.
She is survived by her children Nanci Anderegg Gogle of Keizer; Lynn Anderegg (Jim) Maxwell of Steilacoom, Wash.; Sue Anderegg Mooers of Keizer; Karen Anderegg (Joe) VanMeter of Keizer; Billie Anderegg (Tom) Knapp of Salem and Richard H (Mindi) Miller of Pendleton, and her grandchildren Devon Floyd, Jason Floyd, Shea Floyd, Mark Maxwell, Christine Maxwell, Jay Mooers, Sara Close, Shannon Norstrom, Preston VanMeter, Heather VanMeter, Laura Knapp, Andy Knapp, and Karli Miller and 12 great-grandchildren.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her brother, Jesse (Billy) Hartshorne and sister Dorothy (Dot) Shores. She is survived by her brother Tommy Wages and sister Anne Stanford, who live in Georgia.
There will be a memorial service on Jan. 11, 2014 at Virgil T. Golden’s in Salem at 1 p.m.
Interment will be beside her husband, Dick, in Enterprise sometime this spring.Print