Barbara J. Miller

Barbara J. Miller

Barbara J. Miller, 65, of Fort Atkinson, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Fort Memorial Hospital.

Barbara was born on October 4, 1951 in Marshfield, daughter of the late William and Margaret (Obermeier) Sullivan. She married Jim Miller on October 24, 1981 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Atkinson.

She was a 1969 Fort Atkinson High School graduate. Barbara worked for several years at Schweiger in Jefferson and later drove bus for 27 years for Double Three Transportation.

Barbara was very passionate about her sibling and many nieces and nephews. She was an exceptional quilter and made it her life’s passion. Nothing made her happier than making quilts for her family and loved ones. She also enjoyed the time spent at retreats with her quilting friends. In addition to quilting, she was a fine seamstress.

She loved spending time with her dogs, Gracie and Georgie around the pond and enjoying her flowers. Barbara will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by all that knew her.

Barbara is survived by her husband, Jim of Fort Atkinson; siblings, Dennis (Marti) Sullivan, Kathleen (William) Powers, William (June) Sullivan, Terry (Sue) Sullivan and Brian Sullivan; sisters-in-law, Carolyn Klein and Jan (Paul) Gruetzman; nieces and nephews, Tim (Cathy) Carnes, Michelle (Rob) Carl, Robert (Pam) Carnes, Michael Powers, Billy Sullivan, Jesse (Annie) Sullivan, Ryan Sullivan, Joey (Sarah) Sullivan, Mikayla Sullivan, Erin (Elis) Sullivan-Lopez, Kelly Scott, TJ (Kim) Sullivan, Megan Sullivan, Patrick Klein, Peter Klein, Andrew Gruetzman, Jacob Gruetzman, Tommy (Deb) Sullivan, Barry (Kelly) Sullivan and Brigid (David) Joseph. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Daniel Sullivan; nephew, Tanner Sullivan and brothers-in-law, Roy and John.

A Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1660 Endl Blvd, Fort Atkinson. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. on Saturday at the church until time of service.

Memorials may be made to the family.

The Dunlap Memorial Home in Fort Atkinson is assisting the family.