Miller, Merle (Kalishman)

Miller, Merle (Kalishman), November 8, 2017; beloved wife of Donald Miller for 53 years; loving mother of Mark and Amy Miller; beloved sister of Norton (Summers) Kalishman; dear aunt to Andrew (Angela) Kalishman and Ariel (Ben) Walsh; our dear wife, mother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.

Merle was born May 21, 1937 to the late David and Lillie Kalishman. She attended Washington University and started her lifelong passion in education as a teacher. She volunteered her time with the Miriam School, Crown Center for Senior Living, St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Association (SLOCA), Barnes-Jewish Hospital Auxiliary and many other organizations. She was a member of Temple Israel. 

The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Evelyn’s House, BJC, and Siteman Cancer Center, including Dr. Mutch and his staff.

Graveside service Thursday, November 9, 2:00 PM at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery, 650 White Road. Memorial contributions preferred to Crown Center for Senior Living, The Merle K. Miller and Donald C. Miller scholarship at the Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis or Washington University for cancer patient counseling services at Siteman Cancer Center, Patient and Family Services.