Dorothy Theresa Schaper MILLER, 78, of Wheeling, died Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the home of her niece, in Sand Hill.
She was born February 22, 1936 in Detroit, MI, daughter of the late Albert H. and Helen Schneider Schaper.
Dorothy was retired from Maroon Enterprises. She was an avid reader of books and loved to crochet. She raised Belgium horses, and was still in touch with many of her friends and classmates of Triadelphia High School, Class of 1952.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John H. Miller in 2002 and her only son, Frank W. Miller in 1992, a sister, Mary Porter and a brother, Fred Schaper.
Surviving are her nieces, Phyllis Kilgore, Suellyn Vargo, Sheryl Neely; nephews, Jerry Vargo, Dave Richmond; several great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.
For those who loved Dorothy, we admire her strength, her stubbornness, her giving nature and her advice, though sometimes we were reluctant to take it. She only wanted the best for us. We will miss her terribly and carry a part of her in our hearts forever.
Services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 308 Mt. St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, WV or to Best Friends, 5001 Angel Canyon Road, Kanab, UT 84741
Arrangements by the Care Funeral and Cremation Service, 1500 Second St., Moundsville, WV 26041.