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Prayers to the Miller family on the passing of their wife, mother and grandmother, Margit Miller, whose long battle with Alzheimer's ended on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. Margit is survived by her devoted husband, David (Loudon, TN and formerly Grand Blanc Flushing, MI), and sons, Jeffrey (with spouse Taylor Frazier in Seattle, WA and daughters Heather, Matisse, and Monet in CA, NY, and CO respectively) and John (with spouse Candice and children Brett, Blake & Olivia in eastern TN). Margit was born to her late parents, Ludwig and Juliana (Maier) Schidla, in Svitavy (formerly Zwittau), Czechoslovakia on July 2, 1942. As refugees shortly after WWII, the family moved to southeastern Germany. She is preceded in death by her parents and her siblings, Maria, Walter and Gerhard. She leaves siblings, Irmgard (Hans) Horl and Norbert (Sabine) Schidla as well as numerous other family and friends in Germany. In 1962 Margit married a US GI named David James Miller and shortly thereafter they moved to the United States to start their family together. They were married for 60 years, living most of their lives in the Flint, Michigan area. Margit worked primarily as a medical assistant in local (Flint) medical offices and then as a nanny. They moved to Tennessee in 2019. Margit and Dave have so many friends and family with whom they've enjoyed numerous vacations, golf outings, cruises, and other adventures together. Their gang was an impressive bunch with personalities as diverse as can be. They developed such strong friendships that they and their friends often followed each other to new homes in Michigan, vacation condos in Florida, and winter 'snowbird' rentals in Arizona and Texas. Margit was always up for trying new things (food, wine, travel, etc) and she never turned away the opportunity to talk with a stranger she had just met. She and her friends, Betty and Bev, visited Jeff in Taipei, Taiwan and explored other parts of Asia on their own, including Thailand where she fondly and excitedly recalled riding on the back of an elephant. Margit was known by all as Oma and remembered to have a deep, powerful, and special commitment and kindness toward all children. You would be hard pressed to meet someone whose love and care for children was as strong as hers, even for those kids who weren't her own. Just ask Brett, Blake, Olivia, Matisse, Monet, Heather or the Sargent and Godin families. We will miss her dearly, and while her loss hurts deeply, we know she is in a better place and are relieved that she is no longer suffering the effects of her terrible disease. Memorial contributions may be made to https://www.brightfocus.org/alzheimers to fund research to end Alzheimer's. Thank you. Dave and the boys are planning a memorial service/celebration of Margit's life for friends and family in the Flint, MI area in summer 2022. Details To be announced. McGill Click Funerals & Cremations, 1366 Highway 72 N. Loudon, TN. www.mcgillclick.com