Rayette Miller

Rayette E. Miller, 96, of Elgin, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin. She was born on January 13, 1919 in Benton, IL, daughter of Rayburn E. and Ressie (Bond) Bain.

Rayette enjoyed dancing at the Elgin Moose Club and the Blue Moon. She was also an avid bowler and enjoyed gaming at both the Grand Victoria and the Hollywood Casinos. Rayette also enjoyed gardening, her family, and was longtime companion to the late Norman Drafall.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, James and two sisters, Nadine and Bernandine; one great-nephew, Michael, companion Norman Drafall, and one sister in childhood.

Rayette is survived by one nephew; James, of Stewart , TN, three nieces; Barbara Bain of Elgin, Janice Hust of Portland, OR, and Patricia Jeskie of Cape Coral, FL; four great-nieces and one great-nephew and one great, great-niece and one great, great-nephews.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, December 11, 2015 at 11 o’clock am, at Lakewood Memorial Park Cemetery in Elgin with Pastor Greg Huguley officiating. For more information, please contact O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home, Elgin at 847-741-1400

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