CAROLE L. (OTTO KRAUSE) MILLER - MARCH 15, 12939-MAY 22, 2007

Oct 22, 2014

COLUMBUS

Carole L. Miller (Otto Krause), 68, of Columbus, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2007, in Arlington Court Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, after a long courageous battle with ovarian cancer.

She was born March 15, 1939, in Sandusky, Ohio. Carole grew up in Berlin Heights and moved to Columbus where she spent most of her life. She graduated from Berlin Heights High School and from Oberlin School of Commerce. She was a member of Maize Manor United Methodist Church, Columbus, The Friendship Circle and The Prayer Shawl Circle. She worked at The Ohio Fuel Gas Company, The Harding Hospital and The Ohio State University Hospitals. She volunteered for the OSU neonatal unit, crocheting more than 100 blankets. She was an accomplished pianist giving her own recital at age 16 and played the organ for many occasions.

She was born March 15, 1939, in Sandusky, Ohio. Carole grew up in Berlin Heights and moved to Columbus where she spent most of her life. She graduated from Berlin Heights High School and from Oberlin School of Commerce. She was a member of Maize Manor United Methodist Church, Columbus, The Friendship Circle and The Prayer Shawl Circle. She worked at The Ohio Fuel Gas Company, The Harding Hospital and The Ohio State University Hospitals. She volunteered for the OSU neonatal unit, crocheting more than 100 blankets. She was an accomplished pianist giving her own recital at age 16 and played the organ for many occasions.

Carole was preceded in death by her mother and father, Arlene and Charles Otto; brother, Gerald Otto; niece Kimberly Otto; and her husband, James A. Miller of 23 years.

She is survived by her daughter, Michelle (Jeffrey) Melragon of Upper Arlington; son, Michael (Jill) Kraus of Jackson, Mich.; sister, Carla (John) Zika of Norwalk; loving grandchildren, Madeline, Vincent and Henry Melragon, and Ella Kraus; four stepchildren; six step grandchildren; niece, Leah Zika; nephews, Brian (Trish) Otto, Joseph and Christopher Zika; and aunts, cousins and many close friends.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday in Schoedinger Northwest Chapel, 1740 Zollinger Road, Upper Arlington. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Maize Manor United Methodist Church, 3901 Maize Road, Columbus. Interment will follow at 2 p.m. in Peaks Cemetery in Berlin Heights.

Contributions may be made in Carole's memory to the Huron United Methodist Church, 338 Williams St., Huron, OH 44839; or the Arthur G. James and Solove Research Institute, c/o Development 6th Floor, PO Box 183112, Columbus, OH 43218-3112.

Thanks to Dr. Larry Copeland and the staff at The James.