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Kimberly Miller


Kimberly Sue Miller, 52, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at St. Pius X Catholic Church with burial to follow.
Kimm was born Aug. 24, 1966, in Ottumwa, Iowa, to Lew and Char (Wirtz) Gorden. She graduated from Linn-Mar High School in Marion and received her bachelor's degree from the University of Northern Iowa. She married Bruce Miller in Marion on Aug. 17, 1991. In 1992, they moved to Urbandale, where they made their home and raised their three sons. Kimm enjoyed supporting her sons in their athletic endeavors, and could be seen at many soccer fields, gymnasiums and stadiums throughout the Midwest.
Kimm was a senior sales manager for Interstate All Battery in Urbandale for several years. She often talked fondly about the relationships she had and the great work environment there.
Kimm is survived by her husband, Bruce Miller; three sons, Ryan (fiance Maddie Conley) Miller of Grimes and Erik and Trevor Miller of Urbandale; her mother, Char Gorden of Marion; father, Lew (Judy) Gorden of Lucas; sister, Stephanie (Brad) Parent of Lake Geneva, Wis.; and two nephews, Carter and Mason Parent of Lake Geneva.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Urbandale. Contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen of Greater Iowa. Online condolences will be welcomed at IlesCares.com.
Kimm had the ability to light up a room with her smile. She will be lovingly remembered for her kindness, generosity and positive outlook on life.