On Sunday, June 28, Mildred “Millie” Francis Mae Ellis of Denver, CO peacefully passed away at home at the age of 89 surrounded by her family. Millie was born to parents Adolph G Romero and Mary Salaz (nee Chavez) on May 13, 1931. Millie was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend to many. Millie was a devoted member of Landmark Tabernacle. Millie attended Landmark Tabernacle for 40+ years.
Viewing and funeral service will take place on Friday, July 17th, 2020 from 12 pm- 1 pm at Landmark Tabernacle at Sheridan and Yale in Denver, CO. A “to-go” luncheon will be provided to all guests.
Millie was born in Denver, CO and resided in Denver her entire life. Throughout her lifetime Millie lived through World War II, the great depression, and the tremendous and dramatic growth and change of Denver, CO. Millie loved her city and her heritage in Denver, Colorado. Millie was a proud graduate of Denver West High School in the class of 1951. Millie worked a career in retail sales.
Millie’s passions included family, God, church, fellowship and friendship, sewing and embroidery. The family and friends of Millie remember her zest and passion for life and her ability to help others. In times of need, Millie was always a firm foundation for her family and friends. Millie was the true rock for her family, specifically her daughter Peggy Guillen, grandchildren Dennis Fresquez, Joshua Kurtz, Fareed Kurtz, and Brenden Fresquez. While they celebrate and cherish her life and legacy, her family will tremendously miss her.
Millie was preceded in death by her husband Charles W Ellis, siblings Bernice Stiles, Robert Romero, Gloria Gutierrez, and Ernest Romero. For over 20 years Millie was also the caregiver for her brother Ernest Romero. Millie is survived by daughter Peggy Guillen, grandchildren Dennis Fresquez, Joshua Kurtz, Fareed Kurtz, great grandchildren Brenden Fresquez, Allyanna Kurtz, Isaac Kurtz, and great great grandchildren, Philip Olivas, Lilian Olivas, Dillon Fresquez, and Ethan Fresquez. Mille is survived by her siblings Connie Moya, Annita Cagle, and Betty Jean Martinez. Millie had close and meaningful relationships with several nephews, nieces, and cousins.
Please be aware that MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING are required at ALL TIMES for the viewing and service.
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