Doyle L. Corlis

Doyle L. Corlis, 91, of
Westminster, CO, passed
away on Saturday, July 7,
2018 at St. Anthony North
Hospital in Westminster,
CO. Funeral services will
be held at 2:00 p.m. on
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at
the Minden United Methodist
Church with the
Rev. Peter Choi officiating.
Interment will be held following
services in the Minden Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to
7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 16, 2018 at
the Craig Funeral Home in Minden.
Doyle Laroy Corlis passed away
surrounded by his grateful and
adoring family. Doyle was born June
of 1927, on a farm near Kearney, NE.,
where he spent most of his childhood.
He graduated from Kearney High
School, and also worked at JC Penney.
At 18, he joined the Navy, where he
served from 1945-1946. From 1947-
1949, he and his brother owned and
operated a truck stop in Kearney. He
married Julia Grams in 1949, they had
three children. They moved to Westminster,
CO in 1957. He
was employed at Rocky
Flats for 32 years, retiring
in 1989. Doyle enjoyed
traveling, yard work, and
spending time with his
family. He was an extraordinary
man and will
be greatly missed.
He was preceded in
death by his parents,
Cecil and Eletha Corlis (Hansberry),
step-father, Lyman Hansberry, and
brother, Cletis Corlis.
He is survived by his wife, Julia of
Westminster, CO. son, Kevin Corlis of
Thornton, CO., daughter, Kelli (Bobby)
Moffatt of Brighton, CO., son, Bryan
(Sue) Corlis of Seattle, WA; four grandchildren,
Katie, Ashley, Brenna and BJ;
as well as a host of other relatives and
Memorials are suggested to the
Department of Veterans Affairs or to
the Minden United Methodist Church.
Tributes of memory can be shared
with the family at
Craig Funeral Home is in charge of
the arrangements.

Published in Colorado Community Newspapers from July 17 to Aug. 16, 2018