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“How sad to hear about our dear Aldine. Being the "family genealogist" we were always so interested in the Miller family, especially Aldine, Ruthie...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Margene & Jack Scott - MI

“Aunt Aldine was always such a pleasant person & I have wonderful memories of her. I am sure Uncle Eddie was waiting for her with open arms! Sending...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Pat & Butch Bosco - Frankenmuth, MI

“This picture is how I always will remember Aunt Aldine. Her race was won and now over. Rest in peace Aunt Aldine. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Janeane Hyatt - Phoenix, AZ

“What a wonderful woman and a very special Aunt. I have so many fond memories,but my favorite was being flower girl at her and Uncle Eddie's wedding. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Peggy Derr Carlin - Black River, MI

“Love that picture of her, that's how I will always remember her. Hugs to all, you are in my prayers. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Tricia Spaulding - Essexville, MI

“Aunt Aldine was as wonderful a person a nephew could have had. Over the long years that have past, I still think fondly of her and Uncle Eddie. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Wayne Bradfield - Myrtle Beach, SC


Aldine R. Derr was born in Bay City, MI on March 4, 1929 to the late Albert J. and Gertrude L. (Schauer) Miller. She passed away at Bay Medical Care Facility on January 28, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Derr in 1964. Aldine was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She retired from the Bay City Chevrolet plant in 1981 after 33 years of service.
She is survived by her sister Ruth A. Miller, her brother Manning A. Miller, her niece Kim (Rick) Gerard, her nephew Kevin (Jan) Miller, a great niece and great nephews: Shannon (Aaron) Wackerle, Kyle (Jessica) Gerard and Jordan (Sarah) Miller and a great-great nephew Wyatt Wackerle.
Funeral and committal service will be Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church. The Rev. Leroy Westphal will officiate. Private burial will be at Green Ridge Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church. Visiting hours will be Monday from 2 to 7 p.m. at Penzien-Steele Funeral Home. She will lie in state at the church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until service time.
"The family wishes to express their appreciation and special thanks to Anthony and the entire staff at Bay Medical Care Facility for the wonderful care provided to Aldine."