OBITUARY

Lynn E. Miller

April 24, 1948August 2, 2013

Lynn E. (nee Todish) Miller, , age 65, of Gurnee, went to be with Jesus on August 2, 2013. Lynn was born in Grand Rapids MI in 1948 and attended Godwin Heights High School and then Michigan State University. Lynn met her husband Byron while working at Camp of the Woods in upstate New York and they married in 1974. Lynn served and taught in Community Bible Study (CBS) in Ann Arbor Michigan from 1985-1988, and in Lake Forest Illinois from 1990 until 2012. Lynn also led women’s Bible studies at Village Church of Gurnee and First Presbyterian Church in Waukegan. Lynn’s passion in life was inspiring women to have a hunger for in-depth Bible study and helping them to know and love God. Lynn also enjoyed all kinds of crafts, reading and quality time with loved ones. Lynn is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Eleanor Todish. Lynn is survived by her husband Byron and her daughter Tracy of Dayton, OH. Visitation will be held Saturday August 10, 2013 from 1-3 PM at Village Church of Gurnee, 1319 N. Hunt Club Road, in Gurnee, immediately followed by a Celebration Service at 3 PM.

Services

  • Celebration Service Saturday, August 10, 2013
  • Visitation Saturday, August 10, 2013
REMEMBERING

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susan Milanak

August 27, 2013

Lynn touched my life through her teaching at CBS Lake Forest. She was an inspiration to me. I always looked forward to hearing her speak. She was a true gift from God. My deepest sympathies.

Susan Milanak

Patty Murphy Long

August 14, 2013

I was surprised and saddened to learn of Lynn's passing from this life but rejoice that she is in the presence of the One she faithfully loved and served, her Lord Jesus Christ. Lynn had a profound impact on my life as we served together at Camp of the Woods many years ago. It does not surprise me that she faithfully encouraged the spiritual growth of others, especially women, throughout the years. My sympathies and prayers for Byron and dear daughter, Tracey. May God grant you peace.(I can hear Lynn's laugh!) What a woman!

Jerry Overton

August 12, 2013

Dear Byron, I'm very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

Terin Hollis

August 11, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Joyce Wilbanks

August 9, 2013

After growing up with three older brothers, Lynn came along, married my oldest brother and became my first sister. She was a loving and Godly example for me, still a teenager. I was privileged to be in her wedding and to have her in mine. Over the years our bond of friendship and sisterhood grew even though we've always lived miles apart. Lynn was gifted at whatever she set her mind to do. She was warm, funny and wise. Lynn was a good listener and gave advice from a Christ centered heart. I will forever treasure our time spent together and look forward to the day that I will see her again in Heaven! For Lynn ... sister of my heart, I love you!

Pat Maki

August 9, 2013

Lynn,
Will be missed more than you can know. She had an awesome way of making each person feel special to her and to the Lord.
She taught with a passsion and love for the word that she expressed in every class she led.
How blessed you must feel to have had her in your life. Prayers and love are sent to you in this next journey of your lives until you meet again in heaven.
Pat Maki

August 9, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult and sad time. I knew Lynn through CBS in Lake Forest, she was such an inspiration. May peace and strength be with you at this time.
Pam Schroeder

Debbie Davis

August 9, 2013

Dear Byron, Tracy & family,
How I enjoyed Lynn's teaching so much during my few years at CBS Lake Forest...what a blessing she was to so many. May you be comforted by the thought of where she is - which is better by far! Until we meet again Lynn....Love in Him, debbie davis

Martin Lee

August 8, 2013

Dear Byron and family,

So sorry for your loss, you are in my thoughts and prayers. You have my deepest sympathy. All the best.

Debbie and Bob Clampitt

August 7, 2013

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted ( Matthew 5:4)
May God shine his light and assign special angels to be around you at this time of grief. Byron and Tracey, God bless you both. We are so sorry to hear of your loss.