Denise Ritz was brought into this world on Aug 30, 1962 in Lovelock, Nev. On Dec. 14 at 3:45 a.m. she was taken into God’s arms in Hawthorne.

Proceeding her death was her mother, Barbara Markham; her daughter, Cristy Wheeler of Phoenix, Ariz. and stepbrother, Eugene Allen Morris of Sparks, Nev.

Surviving is her father, Dennis V. Miller and stepmother, Colleen Miller of Sparks, Nev.; her daughter, Sylvia Ritz of Fernley, Nev.; sons, Eric Padgett of Reno, Nev. and Raymond Pawley of Showlow, Ariz.

Sisters, Shannon Lee of Fallon, Nev. and Cindy Joe Myers of Weezer, Idaho and brothers, Cory Phillip Santos and John Miller.

Grandchildren, Quincy Ritz and Tiara Morrales.

Her companion of many year’s, dog and friend, Tiger.

A special blessing to her dearest friends, Sheila and Diane.