Phyllis Marie Miller


(Aug. 15, 1932 - Feb. 25, 2018)

Phyllis Marie Miller, 85, died Feb. 25, 2018, in Powell.

She was born Aug. 15, 1932, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Gladys Wilder and Archie Cantwell. 

She married J. Allan Miller on Feb. 25, 1955, in Cleveland, Ohio. The couple lived in Cleveland; Santa Monica, California; Helena, Montana; Minot, North Dakota, and Powell.

Phyllis was a registered nurse, and was a member of PEO in both North Dakota and Wyoming. She was a piano player since age 16, and was an avid painter.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. J. Allan Miller, on June 6, 2010.

She is survived by son Scott (Michelle) Miller; daughter Holly (Kim) Skarda; four grandchildren: Chase Cameron Skarda, Madison Marie Miller, Nichole Michelle Miller, and Olivia Cantwell Miller. The middle names of grandchildren Madison and Olivia came from Phyllis.

A celebration of this wild and wacky woman, our friend who helped us in good and trying times, our Mom, a confidant and sometimes superwoman, will be held at her house, 879 Lane 7, Powell, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 3. Please come to share your stories of how Phyllis touched you.

Thompson Funeral Home is assisting the family and condolences may be sent to them at or P.O. Box 807, Powell, WY 82435.