Mildred Willie Tuttle
1926 - 2020
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Tuttle, Mildred Willie

Mildred Willie Tuttle was born April 11, 1926 in Denver, Colorado. She lived most of her life in Westminster, Colorado. Ninety four years later, she passed away in her same beloved city.
Millie was a graduate of Adams County elementary schools, Union High School (class of 1944) and Colorado Woman's College (class of 1946) where she earned a Business Degree.
At Colorado Woman's College, she was active in Delta Psi Omega, the Denver Club and Student Government Association.
Millie worked for the Department of the Air Force for twenty six years, spending some of that time in Wiesbaden, Germany. She was awarded a lifetime membership in the prestigious United States Air Force Falcon Club.
Millie began her passion for skiing as a young adult. Her first pair of skies were wooden Army surplus and her first ski lift seat was in the back of an old pick-up truck.While stationed in Wiesbaden,she spent vacation days skiing the Alps and enjoying the views from the Matterhorn.
Millie married the love of her life, Kenneth G. Tuttle, on June 28,1973.They built their home next to the home of her childhood in Westminster.They spent many happy years travelling the country in their RV and playing golf.
Millie was the consummate hostess, welcoming family and friends into her home. Those who knew her will remember her quick wit, positive attitude and generous spirit.
Millie was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel Friedrich Willie and Freida Straumann Willie; brother, Lloyd D. Willie; husband, Kenneth G. Tuttle and nephew, Russell F. Turley. She is survived by sister, Marlene D. Turley; sister-in-law, Thelma A. Willie; niece, Diane M.McCarty (William) nephews, Daniel B.Willie (Dessa); David C.Willie (Lanette); Dale D.Willie (Diana);Robert L. Turley (Nancy); Richard M. Turley (Padte); Ronald N. Turley (Gizelle) and Randall S.Turley (Lauren). Also, special friends Bev Bishop, Jessica Adam, Peter Isola and Darren Hatterman.
As per her wishes, no funeral or celebration of life is planned. Millie will be interred in a graveside ceremony next to her husband at Fort Logan National Cemetery. Her family wishes to thank the care team at San Marino Retirement Community and the staff of Seasons Hospice for their compassion and dedication.


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Published in Denver Post from Jul. 31 to Aug. 2, 2020.
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August 2, 2020
I would like to pay my respects to one of my life’s Heroes: Millie...what a true Friend, Sister, companion, and support.
I will always be thankful to God that Millie came into my life.
She welcomed me like family and showed me how to raise Andy and Oscar, with her support and unconditional LOVE. She gave me her time and heart and helped us learn the American Culture. She also treated me like her own sister: the experiences we shared, shopping, going to breakfast, Christmas, Thanksgiving, always helping me . You will always be cherished in my Heart.
Yes, Millie your Mexican Family, we will always have you in our hearts and you will always live in the memories of the life we shared .
LOVE you Millie, thank you for all you gave me .
Jessica Adam
Friend
August 1, 2020
I would like to pay my respects to one of my life’s Heroes: Millie...what a true Friend, Sister, companion, and support.
I will always be thankful to God that Millie came into my life.
She welcomed me like family and showed me how to raise Andy and Oscar, with her support and unconditional LOVE. She gave me her time and heart and helped us learn the American Culture. She also treated me like her own sister: the experiences we shared, shopping, going to brealfast, Christmas, Thanksgiving, always helping me . You will always be cherished in my Heart.
Yes, Millie your Mexican Family, we will always have you in our hearts and you will always live in the memories of the life we shared .
LOVE you Millie, thank you for all you gave me.
Jessica Adam
Friend
August 1, 2020
Milly and Ken were both great people and neighbors. Many nice moments with Milly. Thank you Milly !! Tell Ken we also miss him...
Todd Laughlin
Neighbor
August 1, 2020
Jessica
Friend
August 1, 2020
I will always remember Milly as a very loving and remarkable person. I will never forget all of her teachings, stories and all of our memories together. Milly is a very special person for me. Thank you for being a wonderful friend and my grandmother from USA. I will perish you and Ken in my heart forever.
Oscar Perez Velázquez
Friend
August 1, 2020
I will always remember Milly as a very loving and remarkable person. I will never forget all of her teachings, stories and all of our memories together. Milly will always be a very special person for me. Milly:Thank you for being a wonderful friend and my grandmother from USA. I will perish you and Ken in my heart forever.
Andy Pérez Velázquez
Friend
August 1, 2020
July 31, 2020
Bev Bishop
Neighbor
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