Yvonne Elizabeth Miller
Yvonne Elizabeth Miller

July 15, 1965 - May 28, 2019
Born in Upland, California
Resided in Gilbert, Arizona
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Yvonne Elizabeth Miller, age 53, passed away in her home surrounded by loved ones on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 in Gilbert, Arizona after a courageous battle with cancer. Yvonne was born in Upland, California on July 15, 1965 to Mary Ann Reiss and Donald Reiss. She was the younger of two children.

Yvonne held a bachelor’s degree in psychology, a master’s degree in elementary education, and a master’s degree in education administration and supervision. A devoted mom and educator, her life’s passion was helping others, especially children. She taught fourth grade and served as an assistant principal in the Isaac Unified School District.

Yvonne was appointed to the Foster Care Review Board by the Arizona Judicial Branch Court System and was the founder and CEO of Achievement Learning LLC and ACA Solutions LLC. Through the Achievement Learning Foundation, she provided free educational services to children in underserved communities.

Yvonne enjoyed sharing her culinary talents with others and entertaining family and friends. She was a loving and devoted mother. Her children were her greatest joy in life.
Yvonne is survived by her husband, Christopher Miller, and her children, Joshua Jefferson, Meagan Allen, Ryan Allen, Jake Miller, and Hailie Miller. Also surviving her is her mother, Mary Ann Reiss, her father, Donald Reiss, and her brother James Reiss.

Services and inurnment will be held on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Queen of Heaven Catholic Funeral Home & Cemetery, 1562 E. Baseline Rd., Mesa, AZ 85204. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Following the services, Yvonne’s family will host a celebration of her life at Joshua’s home, 893 W. Chilton Ave., Gilbert, AZ 85233.

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Visitation
Queen of Heaven Catholic Funeral Home
1562 E. Baseline Rd.
Mesa, AZ Maricopa 85204
Monday, June 3, 2019
9:30 AM
Prayer Service
Queen of Heaven Catholic Funeral Home
1562 E. Baseline Rd.
Mesa, AZ Maricopa 85204
Monday, June 3, 2019
10:00 AM
Interment
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
1562 E Baseline Rd
Mesa, AZ 85204
Monday, June 3, 2019
10:45 AM