Obituary for Zona Loretta "Zo" Miller (Seitz)
Zona ‘Zo’ Miller, 90, a 25 year resident of Westport, WA, died Sunday, January 7, 2018 at her home in Westport.
Zona was born on April 25, 1927 in St. Cloud, Minn to James P and Ida M (Welsh) Seitz. She graduated from St. Cloud Technical High School in 1945 and then moved to Sartell, Minn where she attended Cosumnes River College.
On July 20, 1946, Zona married Richard H. Miller in Sartell. He passed away on January 21, 2005.
In 1952, they moved to Hoquiam where she went to work for Grays Harbor Veneer. In 1961, they moved to Sacramento, CA where Zona went to work for the California Dept. of Motor Vehicles until her retirement in 1992. They moved to Westport later that year.
Zona enjoyed reading, photography and going hunting with her husband…but let him shoot the gun.
Zona is survived by her nieces: Deanna Bell of Westport and Carla Hatch of Hoquiam and about 60 other nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Annette Bromenschenkel and brother-in-law, Bernard Miller of Minn. Zona was the last of her siblings all preceded her in death: James Seitz, George Seitz, Peter Seitz, Donna M. Haggerty and Mary S. Kramzer, half siblings Edward Christopherson and Charlotte Schave. Five siblings died as infants: Rosetta Seitz, Wanda, Elma, Christopher and Helen Christopherson.
There will be a time of visitation and viewing on Thursday, January 18thfrom 1-8 PM at Fern Hill Funeral Home in Aberdeen. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, January 19th at 11 AM at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Westport, WA, followed by a reception. Burial will take place at 2 PM in Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen
A message of condolence or of a memory can be sent to the family at www.fernhillfuneral.com
Arrangements are entrusted to Twibell’s Fern Hill Funeral Home in Aberdeen, WA.
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