Editor's Note: Andrea Miller was one of three teens involved in an accident, which occurred just after 7 p.m. Tuesday after a car left the roadway, hit a tree, dropped down an embankment and became submerged in a creek. The crash site was near Indiana 63. Below is her full obituary.
Andrea Nicole Miller, 18, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Andrea was born Aug. 28, 1996, in Terre Haute, Ind., the daughter of Robert and Deborah (Collins) Miller. She was a senior at Terre Haute South, looking forward to her pending prom and graduation. She was a beloved daughter, granddaughter, niece, cousin and friend.
She loved watching motocross, and enjoyed her weekends at the race track with her boyfriend, Nick Lasecki. Very creative since childhood, Andrea created many enviable award winning works of art. She was an avid animal lover, and cared very deeply for her pets. She also worked as a sales clerk in the shoe department at JC Penny’s at Honey Creek mall. She planned to spend the next year at Indiana State University, before transferring to IUPUI to start her dream of being a dentist.
Andrea is survived by her parents, and on her maternal side, her grandmother, Diana Snider and step grandfather, Dale Snider, grandfather, Tom Collins; Aunt Dana and Uncle Drew Gray, Aunt Sheri and Uncle Matt Brown, Uncle Chris and Aunt Libby Snider; cousins, Alexandria and Cole Brown, Hannah, Emma, and Lilly Snider, Noah, Logan, Isabella and Cameron Gray. She was also survived on her paternal side by her grandfather, Steven E. Miller; Aunt Kris Miller, Aunt Kate and Uncle Dan Shipley, Uncle Dennis Miller, Uncle Bill and Karen Miller; cousins, Herbie and Steven Evans, Rachel Shipley, and Ryan, Chad, and Nikki Miller.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Sandy Miller, and maternal great-grandparents, Jack and Joan Herring.
Service will be Saturday, April 11, at 6 p.m., with visitation from 2 to 6 p.m. at DeBaun Funeral Home’s Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Drive, Terre Haute, IN 47802. Pastor Aallen McQueen will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Terre Haute Humane Society and Pet Adoption Center. Envelopes will be made available at the funeral home. Online condolences can be offered at: