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Maria Miller

August 26, 1948 — December 20, 2019

Maria L. Miller, 71, of Bettendorf, Iowa, passed away on Friday, December 20, 2019 at UnityPoint Trinity in Bettendorf, surrounded by her loving family.

Maria Louisa Ramirez was born August 26, 1948 in Harlingen, Texas, the daughter of Graciano and Antonia (Romero) Ramirez. She was united in marriage to Buck D. Miller on May 26, 1994 in Moline, Illinois. She enjoyed tending to her garden and loved spending time with her family, especially her children and her dogs.

Maria was employed as a receptionist at Sivyer Steel for many years.

Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Buck; her son, Noe (Emilia) Hurtado of Bettendorf; her daughter, Raquel (Josh Saunders) Hurtado of Bettendorf; three step-daughters, Adele (Tom) Mulligan of South Beloit Wisconsin, Ramona (Mark) Robertson of Moline and Rachel (Joe) Lopez of Moline; her grandchildren, Devin Hurtado, Alec Hurtado and Landon Hurtado; her great-grandchildren, Mac Hurtado and Jordan Stutt Jr.; her sisters, Carmen Ramirez and Norma Zamora; her brothers, Daniel (Judy) Ramirez of Davenport, Carlos (Daphne) Ramirez of Bettendorf and Graciano (Heather) Ramirez of Bettendorf; her mother-in-law, Vivian Miller of Charleston, Illinois; along with many nieces and nephews.

Maria was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Paul Ramirez, Terry Ramirez and Ralph Ramirez; and a nephew, Danny Allen Jr.

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