Grace Elizabeth (Gavit) Miller
January 31, 1944 – October 27, 2022
Grace Elizabeth (Gavit) Miller, 78, of Omaha, passed away peacefully on October 27, 2022, surrounded by her family and loved ones. She was born in Clarksville, Tennessee, on January 31, 1944. She grew up in various towns throughout Missouri, Kentucky, and Nebraska. Grace graduated from Pierce High School in 1961. She continued her education at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, receiving her BSN and MSN. Grace and Donald Gene Miller of Pierce, Nebraska, married on January 7, 1967.
Grace dedicated her life to helping others. She started her career in nursing working in various hospitals as she, Don, and their kids moved across the states. Grace also had a career as a hospice nurse and finished her career as a Professor for the College of St. Mary Nursing program.
Grace had a tremendous impact on many, evident by the lifelong friendships she fostered. Grace enjoyed sewing, quilting, reading, travel, and music in her spare time. Her time here with us was well spent caring for many and teaching many others how to care. Her life was proudly lived. Grace will be dearly missed and always remembered.
Grace was preceded in death by her father, Richard Gavit; mother, Annie Lois Gavit; and sister, Rubye Jane Gavit. She is survived by her husband, Donald Miller; daughters, Cindy Sukhram (Vish) and Suzie Vogeler (Todd); son, Steven Miller (Laura); eleven grandchildren: Khem, Arun, Maya, Neela, Jessica (Dan), Matthew, (Scott), Torie, Brayden, Madisen, Christopher and Ellie; four great-grandchildren: Addelyn, Ryver, Krishna, and Kalin; sisters, Sue Nicholson and Sara Gavit; many other family and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, November 1st at 7pm at the West Center Chapel, with family receiving friends from 5:30pm to 7pm. FUNERAL SERVICES: Wednesday, November 2nd at 11am at Stonacek Funeral Chapel, 1200 N. 13th St., Norfolk, Nebraska, with a luncheon to follow. Burial will be a Prospect View Cemetery in Pierce, Nebraska.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials will be directed by the family to organizations that Grace supported.