Jodi Lynn (Hovey) Miller, age 60, of Grove City, died unexpectedly Sunday morning, Feb. 17, at Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Atwater. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Peterson Brothers Atwater Funeral Home and will continue for one hour prior to the service at the church. A private interment will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family or the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter. www.petersonbrothers.com
Jodi Lynn (Hovey) Miller was born on June 28, 1958, in Willmar, Minnesota, the daughter of Lloyd and Darleen (Buer) Hovey. She grew up in the Atwater Community, was baptized and confirmed at Bethlehem Lutheran Church and graduated from Atwater High School. Jodi received her nursing degree from the Willmar Vo-Tech and began working as a LPN at the Willmar State Hospital. On August 14, 1982, at her parents’ home in Atwater, Jodi was united in marriage to Monte Miller. As Monte served in the U.S. military, they lived throughout the United States and Jodi worked at numerous health care facilities. In October of 2018, she moved to Grove City.
Jodi had a tremendous love for her children and grandchildren and large extended family and a big heart for animals. Jodi will be remembered for being loving and caring and putting others needs before hers. She loved watching her grandchildren, was a great cook and enjoyed reading, watching NASCAR and helping those in need!
She is survived by her loving children, Joshua Miller (and Breanna Nelson) of Baltimore, MD., Brooks (and Heidi) Miller of St. Paul, Creagen Miller of Grove City and Courtney Miller of Prairie Farm, WI.; two grandchildren, Kendall and Caden Miller; her mother, Darleen Hovey of Atwater; two siblings, Charleen Baller of Maple Plain and Brian (and Lisa) Hovey of Atwater and Monte Miller of Prairie Farm, WI., besides other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Lloyd Hovey and brother-in-law's, James Baller and Scott Miller.