Lillian L. Tuin of Hotchkiss died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at her home. She was 93.
A funeral service was held Feb. 28 at Paonia Friends Church. Interment followed at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Paonia.
Mrs. Tuin was born June 16, 1918, in Yuma, to Bird and Ella (Herbaugh) Edwards. She spent her childhood in Yuma, Cañon City and Denver. She graduated from Denver West High School in 1937.
She married John Tuin on Nov. 1, 1938, in Denver. They celebrated 58 years of marriage. He died March 19, 1997, in Hotchkiss.
Mrs. Tuin enjoyed quilting and was a member of the S & B Quilting Club and Paonia Church of the Nazarene. She lived in Brighton, before moving to the North Fork Valley over 36 years ago.
She is survived by three sons, Lon Tuin of Marion, Ind., Jan Tuin of Hotchkiss, and Van Tuin of Paonia; two daughters, Sherry Perkins of Hotchkiss, and Sandee Ross of Phelan, Calif.; 15 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Tuin was preceded in death by her husband and a brother.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus