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In Memorium – Liia Miller (nee Illisson)

Passed away on Mother’s Day 2023 in Shoalhaven Heads NSW at just 80 years of age.

Born in Tõrva in Estonia in September 1942.

A private remembrance will be held on Friday 19th May 2023 at Shoalhaven Heads. Any condolences can be sent to email

She was a loving and always young at heart mother and grandmother who was still snow skiing in her mid 70’s and is survived by her husband Leslie Miller 2 sons Brendon and Angus and 6 grandchildren Joanie Jack Kevin Michael Elizabeth and Catherine.

  • Daughter of Harald and Ella Illisson.
  • Sister to Aita, Saima and Virve.
  • Aunty to Kalev, Hiie, Lindy and George.
  • Great Aunt to Jasmin, Rohan, Aili and Dana and Ailis children Rae and Jasper.

Studied at Sydney Girls High school and earned a Phd in Histology at Sydney University.

Was a member of Estonian Sorority Filia Partria and attended many Estonian dances, balls and festivals when she was younger.

Enjoyed walks, scrabble, playing cards, Indian dancing, the theatre, living on a yacht, snow skiing, orchids, family get togethers especially Christmas as the reigning matriarch and much more.

Will be fondly remembered.

Puhka Rahus.