Gwendolyn Marie Miller, 64, passed away on August 24, 2018 at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, KS surrounded by her family. She was born on May 24, 1954 in Detroit, Michigan to Florence Howard Lovett and raised by Walter and Hattie Mason. Gwendolyn grew up in Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from Ecorse Community High School in Ecorse, Michigan in 1972. She worked in health insurance and accounting, ultimately retiring from Protection One. She loved Zumba, gardening, watching any and all sports 24/7 especially KU basketball, making her house a home and being a grandmother. Gwendolyn married Ed Miller in 2011 in Lawrence, Kansas. They were happily married for 7+ years. Gwen is survived by her spouse Ed of Lawrence, Kansas; her daughter Christian Vargas (husband Matt) of Lawrence, Kansas; son Jonathan Marzette of Kansas City, Missouri; son Lucas Miller of Kansas City, Missouri; daughter Angela Wright (husband Karl) of Pomona, Kansas; grandchildren Virginia, Wyatt, Sarah, Mason, Greyson, and Silas. She was the center of her family. Selfless and full of love. Her strength and kindness shone brightly and touched many lives. A celebration of life will be held at the family home on September 1st.
Donations may be made to:
Lawrence Public Library
707 Vermont St, Lawrence KS 66044