Shirley E. Miller

Shirley E. Miller, 56, Altoona, died Sunday in Altoona.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of Audrey K. (Noal) Koch and the late Russell James “Big Jim” Koch, who died Oct. 8, 2003. She married Robert W. Miller on Nov. 26, 2012, in Altoona.

Surviving are her husband; her mother of Altoona; two daughters: Tracy Edwards and Angela Miller; two sons: Robert and wife, Jessica, and Daniel and wife, Vanessa; eight grandchildren, including McKayla, who is being raised in the family home; eight sisters: Delinda J. Clapper, Naomi Neff, Deborah Kenney, Brenda Weller, Joanna Nadolsky, Margaret Koch, Donna Watson and Anita Mateo; and four brothers: James R., Robert Dennis, William and Timothy.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn J. Kuny, on March 7, 2012.

Shirley enjoyed her grandchildren and animals, especially her dog, Natas.

Friends will be received from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. by Pastor Chris L. Thomas.