Maurena Kaye Miller 1943 - 2007 Kansas City, Mo.
Services for Maurena Kaye Miller, 63, Mission, will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 13, 2007, at Unity Temple on the Plaza in Kansas City.Mrs. Miller died Tuesday, May 1, 2007, at Shawnee Gardens Nursing Center of a brain tumor. She donated her body to medical science.She was born July 16, 1943, in Topeka, the son of Maurice Earl and Faye Marie Click Whitaker. She graduated from Wichita East High School in 1961 and earned Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from Kansas University.Mrs. Miller was a production designer for KU English Alternative Theater from 1989 to 2007 and also taught high school and middle school.She married Roy Miller. They divorced in 1987.Survivors include a daughter, Laura Marie Miller, of Shawnee; a son, William "Whit" Whitaker Miller; and two sisters, Patsy Horton and Virginia Burdge, both of Wichita.The family suggests memorials to the Maurena Kaye Miller Trust, for future care of her daughter, sent in care of Robert Burdge, trustee, 31449 W. 268th Terrace, Paola 66071.