Annette C. Miller, age 52, of McHenry, died Monday, November 7, 2011 at Centegra Hospital – McHenry surrounded by her loving family and close friends. She had fought a courageous battle with breast cancer.
She was born November 22, 1958 in Elgin to Paul and Shirley (Craig) Carlson. On July 1, 1978 she married Brian E. Miller in Cary.
A resident of the McHenry area for over 35 years, Annette had been employed in the accounting department of R.A. Adams for more than 15 years.
She enjoyed bowling and was an avid boater on the Fox River waterways of the Chain-O-Lakes. She was a passionate Chicago Cubs fan and will be helping them win the pennant in 2012. Annette enjoyed the companionship of her dogs Rudy and Roxie and especially loved spending time with family and friends. She will be remembered fondly for her infectious laugh.
She is survived by her husband Brian of 33 years; siblings, Jann Johnson of Aiken, S.C., June Carlson of Aiken, S.C., Craig (Mary Jane) Carlson of Markham; her godchild, Bridget Carlson; many nieces and nephews; and dear friends, Diane Smith, Patti (Bob) Roubik, Tom Gamnes, Ray (Carol) Wagner, Jack (Cindy) Dalton and Karen Esposito.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be on Thursday, November 10, 2011 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
Visitation will continue on Friday, Nov. 11, at 9 a.m. at the funeral home.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at St. John the Baptist Church, 2302 W. Church St., Johnsburg, IL 60051.
Interment will be in Woodland Cemetery, McHenry.
For those wishing to send the family an expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265-0309.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Friends may send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com.