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Marilyn O. Miner -- Rochester

ROCHESTER -- The funeral for Marilyn O. Miner was June 30 in the Chapel of First Presbyterian Church in Boulder, Colo. The Rev. John Hess officiated.

Marilyn Miner, 62, of Louisville, Colo., formerly of Rochester, died June 24, 2005, from complications due to cancer, in Boulder.

She was born Dec. 3, 1942, in Mankato. She graduated from John Marshall High School in 1960, graduated from Saint Marys School of Nursing in Rochester in 1962, and earned her registered nursing license from the Front Range Community College, Colo., Nursing program in 1989. She worked at University Hospital in Denver from 1962 to 1965, Rochester Methodist Hospital in 1966, Boulder Memorial Hospital from 1967 to 1989, and Boulder Community Hospital from 1989 until her retirement in 2005. She was twice nominated for Colorado's Florence Nightingale Award and was honored for 35 years of nursing at Boulder Community Hospital; was a fan of the Denver Broncos and Colorado Rockies; and enjoyed cross-stitching and her cats.

Survivors include a son, Jamison (Kim) McGregor of Westminster, Colo.; two sisters, Ivy (Bob) Brooks of Louisville and Judy (Don) Laabs of Northfield, Minn.; and two brothers, Marlin (Ardella) Miner of Lanesboro and Tom Miner of Broomfield, Colo.

Memorials are suggested to the Humane Society or the National Foundation for Cancer Research, 4600 East West Highway, Suite 525, Bethesda, MD 20814.

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Darrell Howe Mortuary of Lafayette, Colo., was in charge of arrangements.

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