Arlene Skoog Miller, 1923-2013

WARREN – Arlene Skoog Miller, 89, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 30, 2013, at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Jacksonville, Fla., with family by her side.

She was born in Youngstown on Sept. 2, 1923, the daughter of Edna Nauer and Gustafus Adolfus Skoog and raised by her grandmother.

She resided in Warren before moving to Middleburg, Fla., in 2001, to be close to her daughter.

She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Carole (Charles “Leon”) England of Middleburg, Fla., and daughter of heart, Charlene Rice.

Arlene married Fred “Fritz” Allen Miller Jr. on June 19, 1942. They enjoyed more than 58 years together until he preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 2000. She was also preceded in death by her two sons, Frederick “Rick” and Larry Miller, as well as her brothers, Al and Ernest Skoog.

She retired from American General Life Insurance Co. and Retail Promotions. Arlene was a past president of American Legion Department of Ohio; a member of Red Hattitudes of Orange Park, Fla., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Orange Park Presbyterian Church of Orange Park, Fla., Orange Park Presbyterian Ruth Circle, Christian Connection, New Beginnings and Shepherd Center; past president of Child Conservation League (Ohio); and past treasurer of Beta Sigma Phi.

Arlene was an avid bridge player and had many extended family friends. Her positive and loving personality made Arlene and Fritz’s home an open door. She enjoyed life and was a Christian.

“Mom lived every moment of her life to the fullest and made it impossible for anyone to keep up with her. She will be deeply missed by all her family, her granddogs, Raynie and Teddy, and all who knew her. We love you, Mom!”

Funeral services will be held noon Monday at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2860 Market St., Warren, OH 44483. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

Interment will follow in the Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna.

Arrangements were handled by Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel.

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