Card shower planned for Rose Marie Miller’s 93rd birthday


Rose Marie Miller of Maquoketa will celebrate her 93rd birthday on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. 

She was born to Camiel and Elodie Despeghel in Maquoketa. She graduated with the class of 1945 from Maquoketa High School. 

Rose Marie and Frank “Bud” Miller were married in 1947.  He passed away in August 1975.

Rose Marie started her first job at the age of 15 at the Pastime Theater in Maquoketa. She also worked at J. C. Penney and Sears catalog stores and assisted with elections for 50 plus years. She retired from farming in 1971.

Rose Marie enjoys playing cards, working puzzles, watching TV, visiting and her neighbors.

She is the mother of Cindy (Vern) Poll of Maquoketa and David (Pat) Miller of Fishers, Indiana.

She has six grandchildren: Lindsay (Mike) Metcalf of Pleasantville, Iowa; Josh (Stacey) Poll of Maquoketa, Andrea (Eric) Glasscock of Bondurant, Iowa; Heather Miller of Fishers, Indiana; Amber (Christian) Saxhaug of Noblesville, Indiana; and Diana (Daniel) Taylor of Carmel, Indiana; and she has 11 great-grandchildren.

Help her celebrate her 93rd birthday with cards sent to her at: 500 Rosemere Lane, Maquoketa, IA 52060.