Nancy L. Miller, 88 of Valparaiso, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2023.  She was born August 8, 1935 in Jackson, Michigan to the late James and Florence (Spear) Burke.  After raising her four children and getting them off to school, Nancy worked for Merrillville Schools from 1969-1993, working at John Wood Elementary and retiring from the High School.  She was a member of  St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church and family was the most important part of her life.
On June 19, 1954, Nancy married John M. Miller who survives along with their children, Linda (Mike) Schieb, Michael Miller, Denise Miller, and Annette (Mark) Ritzi; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and her brother, Bill Burke.
A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, December 15, 2023 at 10:00 AM directly at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church 509 W. Division Rd., Valparaiso, with a burial of ashes at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the VNA Hospice Center of NWI.


Nancy and her husband John moved in next door to my family’s home when I was about ten years old. They’ve been the best neighbors for my parents that I can possibly imagine. My deepest sympathies to her entire family. -Nicholas Sgouros 

I am sorry for your loss of a special lady, Nancy. My prays go to the family. -Beverly (Brechner) Johnson 

John and family, My deepest sympathy for your loss, she was a beautiful person. -Debby and Greg Trowbridge 

John, Mike, and family, our deepest sympathies for your loss. Nancy was truly a special lady. We have fond memories of VU games and dinners we shared together. -Mike and Leigh Ripley

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