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Teresa Miller
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A graveside service was held Saturday at Lakewood Memorial Park for Teresa Miller, 80, of La Mirada. The former Ceres resident died May 8, 2010.

Born May 22, 1929 to Joanne and Andrew Bollakis in Modesto, Teresa attended Ceres Grammar School, Ceres High School, Modesto Junior College and San Jose State. In 1952 she married Donald Miller and had one son, Andrew John Miller, who was killed at age 18 by a drunk driver near their home in La Mirada.

She leaves behind three sisters, Ann Johnson of Los Angeles, Antonia Anderson of Fresno and Vangie Peterson of San Leandro. She was preceded in death six months prior when husband Donald Miller died of cancer. She was also preceded in death by parents Andrew and Joanne Bollakis, brother Manny Bollakis and her son.

Friends are invited to share memories of Teresa on-line at

-Ceres Courier May 19, 2010