Marie Bernadette Miller transitioned peacefully on February 2, 2020, at St. Augustine in Moose Lake, MN. She was 86 years old. Marie was born August 8, 1933, to Alfred and Leona Bachand. She graduated in Oklee, MN, where she met and married Ambrose Miller. Ambrose was serving in the United States Navy. Upon his return they settled in Hopkins, MN, where they raised 4 children: Bob, Deb, Dan and Lisa. In 1971 they moved the family north to Bagley to live the country life. Marie worked at the local pharmacy. Later they moved to Crosslake, MN, to retire. Marie will be remembered for all the wonderful meals she prepared for all her family and friends.
Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Ambrose; her son, Robert; brother, Richard; along with both parents. Survivors include her 3 children: Deborah and husband, Ray Johnson of Florida, Daniel Miller of Pine River, Lisa and husband, Patrick Buckley of Nisswa; 8 grandchildren: Dana Stull, Rachel Martin, Danielle Fondeur, Carolyn Rusch, Kristen Miller, Shane, Cole and Blake Humphrey; 4 siblings: Jim Bachand and wife, Delores, Robert Bachand, Thomas Bachand and wife, Lynette, Carol Hittman and husband, Gilbert; along with many nieces and nephews.
Services will be 11 AM on Monday, February 10 at Kline Funeral Home, Pine River. Marie will be put to rest with her husband, Ambrose, in Oklee, MN, this spring. She will be missed by all.