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Cecelia ‘Sallie’ Miller PDF Print E-mail

Cecelia “Sal­lie” Mil­ler, age 91, of Sugar Camp, passed away on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Appleton Medical Center.

Sallie was born on Jan. 31, 1922, in Rhinelander, to the late Charles and Jenena (Golembeski) Burzynski.

She married Gordon Miller on Dec. 12, 1942, in Detroit; he preceded her in death on April 30, 2002.

Sallie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She graduated from Three Lakes High School in 1940,

and proudly served her country during World War II as a civilian “Rosie the Riveter” at an aircraft plant in Detroit.


Sallie was a well-known waitress in the Rhinelander area for more than 60 years, but is best remembered as the head waitress at White Stag Supper Club for more than 30 years.

She also is remembered as a fierce competitor in the Powder Puff Derbies at the area’s stock car races.

Survivors include her daughter, Suzanne (James) Foust, Combined Locks, Wis.; her son, David (Patricia) Miller, Byron, Minn.; her grandchildren, Jennifer (Jason) Seefeldt, Hortonville, Wis., and Dr. Adam Miller, Jamestown, N.D.; her great-grandchildren, Hallie Richter, Bryton Seefeldt, Liza Miller, Eliana Miller and Myles Miller; and her brother, Bernard Burzynski.

She was preceded in death by her grandson, Joshua Foust; three brothers; and her sister.

Memorial services will be in May at Carlson Funeral Home in Rhinelander, Wis., (715) 369-1414. A further notice of the services will be published at that time.


Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:40 PM
Last Updated on Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:42 PM

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