||Carol Hillis |
Sep 2, 1928 - Aug 24, 2015
Carol Hillis, 86, Windsor, Colorado, passed away Monday, Aug. 24, 2015.
She was born Sept. 2, 1928, in Marion, Ohio, to Blanchard and Faith (Suter) Hoyne.
Raised in Lima, Ohio, she attended Indiana University, where she met her future husband,
former Indiana 5th District Congressman
Elwood "Bud" Hiillisl
, who is left to cherish the precious memories they shared together for
the 66 years they were married.
She was a 34-year resident of Kokomo, Indiana, where she was very active in PEO, St. Joseph
Hospital Foundation, Kokomo Symphony Foundation, First Presbyterian Church and her husbandís
Upon Budís retirement, they moved to Culver, Indiana, where she was active in the United Methodist
Church of Culver and Lake Maxinkuckee Lake Environmental Council.
She and Bud then moved to Windsor, Colorado, to be closer to family.
Carol was known as a very active and caring person, had been an avid skier, enjoyed playing bridge
and watching IU basketball.
She is also survived by her two sons, Jeffrey H., Fort Collins, Colorado, Gary L. (Debbie), Windsor,
Colorado; three grandchildren; and four-great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her son, Bradley R., and her parents.
Funeral services celebrating her life will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at First United Methodist
Church in Windsor, Colorado.
Family will receive friends beginning at 1 p.m. Burial services in Indiana will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation in memory
of Bradley R. Hillis, Wounded Warriors in care of Allnutt Funeral Services, 650 W. Drake Road Fort Collins,
Colorado, or the First United Methodist Church, 503 Walnut St., Windsor, Colorado.
Carol will be remembered as a loving wife, devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her
legacy will live on through her family, her lifelong philanthropy contributions and through the time and
energy she gave to a variety charities.. Visit Carolís online memorial at www. allnutt. com . - Kokomo Tribune