Tillie C. Hammond
1915 - 2020
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August 11, 1915 December 19,2020
Tillie C. Hammond, 105, passed away peacefully on December 19,2020. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. She was born in Kimama, Idaho on August 11, 1915.
Tillie married Harold Hammond in 1938, where they owned a farm outside of La Junta. They started a family in 1939 with the birth of their daughter Marlene.
In 1952 they bought a laundromat in La Junta and moved into town.
Tillie lost Harold in 1961, then moved to Colorado Springs to be near her daughter and grandchildren.
She worked at Bon Hardware for over 30 years.
Family was extremely important in her life. Tillie enjoyed gardening and loved sitting out on her back porch to watch all the birds.
Tillie's grandchildren brought the most joy to her life. There were 5 generations of girls. She loved every second she spent with each and everyone of them. Tillie was strong woman of Faith!
She is survived by her daughter Marlene Schoon, granddaughter Kari Davis, great granddaughter Casi Kasa and great-great granddaughter Nora Lynn Kasa. Brothers Bill Wirth and Otto Young, sisters Millie Rowe and Annie Friedenburger. She was preceded in death by her husband and grandson Kevin Wheeler.
Memorial Services will take place Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 11:00 AM, Swan-Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Published in The Gazette from Jan. 10 to Jan. 13, 2021.
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January 12, 2021
My grandfather, Woody Woodcock, worked with Tillie for years at Bon Hardware- please accept my condolences. I loved when Tillie came to visit my grandparents in her yellow Chevy truck, and while I have not seen her in 25 years, I will never forget her.
Jen Myers
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