Mildred Eileen Peugh Miller
SAN DIEGO, CA: Mildred Eileen Peugh Miller died October 11, 2016 in San Diego, California after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's Disease.
"Eileen" was born at home in Glouster, Ohio (Athens County) on February 1, 1932, the daughter of the late Earl Kemper and Nelle Hemsley Peugh.
She graduated from Glouster High School in 1949.
Her family moved to Zanesville, Ohio in 1950.
She met her future husband, Bill Miller on a blind date arranged by a mutual college friend while attending Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. They married on September 5, 1952.
Eileen & Bill moved to southern California in 1956 and settled in Whittier in 1960. Eileen was a stay at home mom with her 3 children until returning to college at Cal State Los Angeles to complete her nursing degree in 1966 She worked as a registered nurse for 22 years.
After her children left home, she and Bill moved to San Carlos, California, and later to Issaquah, Washington. They moved to San Diego in 2003.
Eileen was a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority, A.A.U.W. and various choral groups. She played the piano, was an accomplished seamstress and baked the best Concord Grape pie ever.
She will probably be remembered most for her love of travel. Along with her husband, they visited over 50 countries.
Eileen was predeceased by brothers, Bill and Dean Peugh, and sisters, Helen Linderkamp and Jane Caldwell. In addition to her husband of 64 years, Bill, Eileen leaves behind sons John (Mary) of Paradise, California and Kevin of San Diego and daughter, Claudia Kay (David) also of San Diego, grandsons Mike Miller (Erika) of Sacramento and Stephen Kay of San Diego, granddaughter Heather Di Cato (Henry) of Plain City, Ohio and great-granddaughter Elizabeth Miller of Sacramento.
Inurnment will be at First United Methodist Church of San Diego.
Published in the Times Recorder on Oct. 30, 2016