Kathleen Lynn Miller, 54, of Portage, died unexpectedly on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017.

Kathleen was born on Jan. 15, 1963, to Bruce and Dorothy (Keller) Metz.

Kathleen’s time was spent operating the Sunrise Restaurant in Portage. With any extra time, she enjoyed reading.

Kathleen is survived by her son Nick; brother Bob (Jenni) Haight; brother-in-law David Smazal; stepmother Kathy Haight; stepsister Dani Toothman; nephews Travis Haight and Matthew Smazal; ex-husband Richard Miller; and beloved pet dog T.J.

Kathleen is preceded in death by her parents, sister Connie Smazal, stepfather Robert Haight and stepbrother Davis Toothman.

Kathleen will be greatly missed by her family, customers and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 until 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at the Kratz Funeral Home, 302 East Conant St., Portage (kratzfuneralhome.com).