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Faith Darlene (McRoden) Higgins, 86, of Miller

Posted: Thursday, Jan 2nd, 2014

MILLER ó Faith Darlene (McRoden) Higgins, 86, of Miller, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at the home of one of her daughters.

Burial mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Annís Catholic Church, Miller with the Rev. Chester Murtha officiating. Burial will follow at St. Annís Cemetery, Miller. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday followed by a 3 p.m. wake service, all at the church.

Faith Higgins was born on Feb. 3, 1927, in Fargo, N.D. to Paul E. and Antoinette (Kling) McRoden. She graduated from Montevideo High School in 1944, then continued her education though the Army Nursesí Cadet Program at Presentation College where she earned her degree as a Registered Nurse. She worked at Good Samaritan Society in Miller and Burns Manor in Hutchinson, Minn.

She married Vincent E. Higgins on Feb. 3, 1948, in Mitchell. She was a member of St. Annís Altar Society and VFW Auxiliary.

She is survived by her children, Sharon (Larry) Christenson, James Higgins, Edwin Higgins, Mary (Max) Porath, Pat Higgins, Darlene Nixon, Judith Higgins, Nancy Schumacher, Cathy Higgins, John Higgins, Teresa (Randy) Fanning, Daniel Higgins, Tim Higgins, Thomas Higgins, Carol Higgins, Dianne (Mike) Armstrong and William Higgins; eight grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; and sister, Antoinette ďToniĒ Williamson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent E. Higgins, in 1974; brothers, William McRoden, Paul McRoden Jr., Llewellyn McRoden, Mark McRoden and Lon McRoden; sisters, Almeda Anderson and Ella Lorence; and two grandchildren.

Donations can be made to the Wheels and Meals Program in Miller.

Reck Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visit www.familyfuneralhome.net.

For the complete article see the 01-01-2014 issue.

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