Dorothy T. Miller, 96, of Lakeland, died Nov. 11, 2015.
A native of Oakfield, Wisconsin, Mrs. Miller was the daughter of the late George and Lillian Meyers Tesch.
She was of the Methodist faith. She was an amateur novelist who also enjoyed gardening, flower arranging, sewing, playing bridge and playing piano and guitar. She was the principal’s secretary at Niskayuna High School in Schenectady, New York, when it opened in 1957. In 1962, she resumed her college education and graduated summa cum laude from S.U.N.Y at Albany in 1964. She then returned to Niskayuna High School as an English teacher. While teaching, she received a master’s degree in English education at S.U.N.Y at Albany in 1968.
During retirement, she lived in Mountain Home, Arkansas, Springfield, Missouri, Tampa, Florida and Lakeland.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 63 years, Daniel R. Miller.
She is survived by her children, Katherine Shaffer (Don), of Plant City, and Thomas Miller (Katherine), of Schenectady, New York; sister, Carol Whyms, of Oakfield; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be private.
Online condolences may be made at HaughtFuneralHome.com.