Mary Marie (Schulte) Miller, 94, of Wilmington, NC, formerly of Platte City, MO, died on December 16, 2022. Mary was born in St. Joseph, MO on June 13, 1928. She was the first child of George and Nellie (Milne) Schulte of Oregon, MO. Mary graduated from Oregon High School, obtained an Associate’s degree from William Woods University, and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwest Missouri State University, where she majored in piano performance.
Mary married Robert Jackson (Jack) Miller of Platte City, MO on October 25, 1952. She enjoyed working for many years as an assistant for several attorneys in Platte City. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Platte City, where she directed the church choir for more than 30 years. Mary was also a member of the PEO Sisterhood.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband and her parents. She is survived by her son John (Leonora) of Leland, NC; her son Mark (Laura) of Ridgewood, NJ; her brother George (Mary) of Overland Park, KS; her brother Bill of Pittsburgh, PA; and four grandchildren, Clarice (Evan), Olivia (Ryan), Ro, and James.
A Visitation will be held 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 21, 2023 at the First Baptist Church in Platte City, MO. A Memorial Service celebrating Mary’s life will commence at 1:00 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, PO Box 680, Platte City, MO 64079, or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), Missouri and Kansas Chapter, 215 West Pershing Road, Suite 300, Kansas City, MO 64108. Memories of Mary and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.