CLASS OF 1937

MARCH 16, 1920 - NOVEMBER 9, 2012

Audene Fausett Miller, 92, died Nov. 9, 2012, at the Santa Marta Retirement Home in Olathe.

She was born on March 16, 1920, near Centerville, in Linn County, to Coy O. and Marie Mahon Fausett. She attended public schools in Osawatomie and graduated from Osawatomie High School in 1937.

She attended the University of Kansas and graduated with a degree in public school music in 1942. While attending the university, she served for five years as secretary to Dean Donald M. Swarthout of the School of Fine Arts.

She was a member of Delta Gamma sorority and was the first president of its chapter on the KU campus. She was a 60-year member of P.E.O. and served as president of several chapters. She gave piano lessons in her home for many years.

She married Robert H. Miller on March 14, 1943, in Lawrence. He died Sept. 9, 2009.

Audene is preceded in death by her husband and a daughter, Stacey, in 1993.

She is survived by three sons, Stephen F. Miller of Paola, Thomas G. Miller of Shawnee and David W. Miller of Peoria, Ill.; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Carolee Hieber and Wanda Willard.

Arrangements are by Penwell-Gabel Paola Chapel, 305 N. Pearl St., Paola, KS 66071, (913) 294-2372.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will be in Paola Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Delta Gamma Foundation, 3250 Riverside Drive, P.O. Box 21397, Columbus, OH 43221-0397.

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