Genevieve Carole Miller age 79, of Elgin, passed away at home on October 6, 2016. She was born in Elmhurst, Illinois December 16, 1936 to her loving parents, William and Margaret (Olivet Wood) MacTrinder.

Genevieve worked for more than 20 years at Chicago Rawhide and for ten years at Siegles. She was married for 33 years to Billy G. Miller.

Genevieve was a dedicated mother who raised nine children while working full-time. Loved ones will remember her as gracious, kind, and loving, with a giving heart. She was the first person to lend a hand if you needed help.

Genevieve was preceded in death by her husband, Billy G. Miller, her son, Joseph S. Keller, and siblings Mary, Ellyn, and William.

Genevieve is survived by her children, Barbara Cowan, Debra Miller, Kimberly (Michael) Paulson, William Miller, Timothy Miller, Pamela (Herbert) Burton, Robbie (Lori) Miller, and Scott Miller; brothers Donald (Judy) MacTrinder and David (Jan) MacTrinder; sisters Katie and Dolores; 20 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held 1:00p.m. to 3:00p.m. with memorial service to follow at 3:00p.m. Sunday October 9, 2016, at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St, Elgin, IL 60120. Interment will be private at Dundee Township Cemetery – East. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. For more information call 847-741-1128 or visit

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