Diana Lynne Milles

diana milles

February 9, 1946 ~ March 18, 2010

Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Diana Lynne Millis, 64, passed away March 18, 2010. Survived by her children, Monica (Thomas) Raggio of Texas and David Millis of Pueblo; grandchildren, Jewel, David and Matthew; one sister, Mary Alice; and one brother, James Lohmiller Jr. Diana spent her life serving others as a Social Security Advocate and paralegal. Diana was born in Pueblo on Feb. 9, 1946. She loved her family dearly and they were the center of her life. At her request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 11a.m. Monday, March 22, 2010, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. Online condolences www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. I knew Diana through Meezer Junction on Catster.com. Theo was friends w/my Sasha, Sharif & Morticia and he was just NUTS. But it was really Diana’s shining PURRRsonality and great sense of humor. She will be missed and it’ll leave a HUGE hole in the group.

    All my kitties & I are purring for & thinking of her family at this sad time.

    I feel privileged to have known her.

    Laura Carter & Sharif, Livia, Feisal, Sasha, Morticia, Angels Kukla & Torrie, Oliver and Peppers

  2. Dearest Monica and family,
    We have been friends over 4 years now and we never had the priviledge of meeting your mother,wishing we had. You look so much like her….We are so sorry for your loss and send our deepest condolences to you and your wonderful family.
    Our prayers are with you!!
    Ralph,Kimberley and Emily

  3. I am blessed to have known Diana’s humor and enduring positive spirit through her voice for Theo on Catster, as well as through e-mail. She was a dear friend and will be dearly missed. My deepest sympathy to all her family, including Theo.

  4. I hope you know how much you were loved and adored, Diana! I miss you so much, but at the same time I am glad your pain is now over, and I am so incredibly grateful for all the wonderful, magical and joyful art you gave to us. I am so glad we got to know each other a little better this past year, and exchanged cute cards and emails off of Catster too. So many times and in so many ways, you lifted our spirits and made us laugh, in sad times as well as happy times, and you truly were a one in a millon human being, and a shining example to others. Roger and Humphrey and I send all of our love to you, and to Theo and your family. Our deepest condolences, and I am so very grateful I knew you – you were a blessing to so many, and we all love you so very much.

  5. I was so sad to hear of Diana’s passing. Her warm and caring nature will never be forgotten and she will be sorely missed. Catster will never be the same without her unique humour through Theo her much loved meezer.
    Rest in peace Diana, until you all meet again.

  6. Dearest Sister,
    Life stole from us many precious things when we were too little to fix them. When our hearts split apart, so did we. I hope you can see from heaven my tears and regret for the wasted years. I loved you and never said it, but I pray you know it now. You are truly free-fly happy and be at peace, pain free and joyous at last.

  7. Godspeed sweet friend, your sense of humor brought smiles to so many lives. Crazy Theo’s antics along with your artwork could lighten any mood. Even though I knew you would not be with us for long it does not make it any easier to say goodbye. I send big hugs to your children as they mourn. Fly high and free, no pain, no restrictions. You are with each of us, in our hearts. We will always love you!

    Kaye and the Carolina Crew

  8. Our hearts are breaking with the thought we will never again see or hear Diana’s humor and love. We will miss you and Theo so much. Fly free beautiful Angel, until we meet again someday.

  9. Our hearts are breaking that you left us Diana…you cheered our everyday with your joy and humor…you and Theo. i so enjoyed painting the Theo vase and the bowls and getting to know him through that. You were such a special person to so very many, You have friends all over the world who are saddened by the stilling of your voice. Fly free with the angels…beautiful angel Diana…love and purrrs, Nina and Simon

  10. Dear Monica and David, Thoughts are prayers are with you now and always. You Mom was a wonderful lady with a true love of her children and her beloved pets, past and present. Her sense of humor and love of life was evident with the many moments we shared. As one of her many Catster/Dogster friends, your Mom helped me through the loss of my beloved Dane Diesel Blue. Her kind words and wonderful notes and funny photos of her Krazy Theo made the dark moments not so dark.

    May the memories of her love for you both comfort you during this most difficult time.

    Love, Fancy

  11. I feel so fortunate to have met Diana through Catster, she had such a wonderful talent in creating laughter and I feel so fortunate that our paths crossed. Diana’s spirit lives on in our hearts and memories, she will be missed.

    With sincere condolences,
    ~ Celine & Girls

  12. Although we had never met face to face, I think of Diana as a ‘forever’ friend. Her sense of humor was contagious as was her kindness. She will be forever remembered. Fly free…..

  13. I never met Diana in person but I met her through “Theo” on catster. We later became friends through e-mails and then on facebook. I am truly saddened to hear that she is gone. She was truly a wonderful person and made so many people laugh. I am very glad that I knew her and am going to miss her. She was a great friend and made me smile on so many occasions. I know she is no longer in pain and no longer sick. We are all going to miss you very much. My sympathies to Diana’s family during this very difficult time. I am so sorry and may God be with you all during this time. Rest in peace, Diana. I will never forget you or Theo! Fly free with the Angels, Diana.

  14. I never met Diana in person but I met her through “Theo” on catster. We later became friends through e-mails and then on facebook. I am truly saddened to hear that she is gone. She was truly a wonderful person and made so many people laugh. I am very glad that I knew her and am going to miss her. She was a great friend and made me smile on so many occasions. I know she is no longer in pain and no longer sick. We are all going to miss you very much. My sympathies to Diana’s family during this very difficult time. I am so sorry and may God be with you all during this time. Rest in peace, Diana. I will never forget you or Theo! Fly free with the Angels, Diana.

  15. Like many others you will hear from, I only knew Diana through Theo on Catster. Her wonderful sense of humor and her kindness were evident in Theo’s posts.
    My condolences to her family.

    Godspeed and peace Sweet Diana!

  16. Many purrs of love and remembrance. Diana will always be remembered as an intelligent, witty, dynamic woman. Rest in peace dear friend.

  17. My heart is breaking for the Family of Diana.I did not know her well but was starting to talk to her more everyday.Her sense of humour always made me laugh.

    RIP Sweet Diana,we will miss you.Godspeed

  18. Your mother brought many smiles to my face and much laughter to my heart. She and “Krazy Theo” will be missed so very much.
    Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
    Elaine Michal

  19. Dear Monica and David, I had the greatest pleasure of meeting your Mother, Diana in person. Having stayed with Diana and David in October 09. The moment I met Diana and David I knew this was a very Special family.
    I first made contact ” met” Theo/Diana on Catster.through my cat Alfie, We had so much fun, Diana and Theo could bring a smile to everyone with their Krazy Meezer antics.
    I feel very proud to say I knew Diana and my thoughts are with you, Diana,s family during this very sad time.
    Diana will be so missed by so many. I will never forget Diana .
    David and Diana made me very welcome during my visit.I cherish my memories . .Such a Special Lady and Friend. .
    Hearts are breaking and tears flowing. Diana will remain in all our hearts always…
    My thoughts and prayers are with you, Diana,s family at this very sad time .
    We all have a Beautiful Angel watching over us ….. Lyn and Alfie

  20. Like so many others, I never got to meet Diana face to face. However, you certainly can get to “know” people in other ways – in Diana’s case through her sense of humor, creativity, positive outlook on life, and good spirit towards others. Diana was a Catster and Facebook friend to many of us. She will be sorely missed…but remembered by all.

  21. Dear Monica, David, and Family,

    I send you my deepest sympathy regarding the death of your beloved mother. I really don’t need to tell you what a wonderful person she was, because you probably already know that. Diana and I became friends through Catster when my cats Blue II and Ruby met Theo, then more recently we were Facebook friends. Your mother was always a true blue friend, she never failed to put a smile on my face, or fill my day with laughter. Theo asked Blue II to be his Co Pilot on Catster, and they went on many “adventures” together along with Theo’s other friends and love Thai Pie. Your mother never complained about her illness, she just took it in stride and lived life to it’s fullest. I treasured my friendship with Diana, she was one in a million. My life is so much richer having known her. I will never forget her. My memories of her will live on in my heart. Rest in peace precious Diana…

  22. Diana, you brought a smile to every day, in your own words & as Theo’s typist. flly free amongst the Angels, dear lady. i’m grateful to have known you

  23. Every time I read something from Diana I smiled.
    Dear Family, she had a very rare gift. I am proud to have known her.

  24. Godspeed, lovely Diana…. always in our hearts…. thanks for all the fun and joy you shared with us daily on Catster…

  25. Whereas I never met Diana in person, I knew her thru her kitty THEO on Catster. She was ALWAYS so bright and cheerful and brought a smile to everyone’s face, I know. She will certainly be missed by me and the whole Catser community who looked forward to her presence there. Godspeed, sweet Diana, you will live in our hearts and will be missed…. prayers of comfort to your beloved family…

  26. Although I never met Diana in person, the joy and gift of laughter that she brought to me daily made her a very special friend. Her spirit and humor was contagious, conveyed through her Krazy Theo; she had the gift of bringing light to dark days and joy to sad ones. Diana is a beautiful soul who never asked for anything, never complained and was plain and simply a wonderful, giving lady. I will miss you very much. My sincerest condolences to Diana’s family. May peace be within your hearts. All of my love and prayers to you.

  27. Diana was a wonderful lady, a true & loyal friend, and one of the most giving and kindest individuals I’ve ever known. She gave so much of herself to all of us and was always there with whatever we needed. We cried and laughed together though good times and bad times on Catster. She will be sadly missed by all who had the good fortune to know her and experience her unique goodness and intelligent sense of humor. My heartfelt condolences to all of her family – furry and human – she will never be forgotten by all of us whose lives she touched in her very special way.

    Jeanette & the SF Gals

  28. My sincere condolences on the loss of such a wonderful, loving and witty Mom. Diana spoke her true nature through Theo, her beloved cat, and kept us all laughing and positive. Diana will forever be missed and always remembered, but she will live on in our hearts.

  29. In loving memory of Diana. David, you mother was a wonderful person who touched the hearts of everyone who was lucky enough to know her. She deeply cared about others, and reached out to them with her indominitable sense of humour. She will be sorely missed.

  30. Like many others you will hear from, I met Diana through Catster and Facebook. I never got to know her in person, but her wonderful sense of humor and her kindness were evident in both her and Theo’s posts on both computer sites. I’m glad I was able to experience that, even for a little while. My condolences to her family. I will keep you all in my prayers. Cathy Audorff

  31. My deepest condolences go to Monica and David. Diana was one of the first people I “met” on catster. Theo’s zany personality and comedy was always a breath of fresh air. Although I never met her in person I feel I have known her for years. I will always have a space in my heart for her and Theo, and will remember her with a smile and a chuckle.
    Eleanor Price

  32. Dear Monica and David…My heart goes out to you at this difficult time…I had the pleasure of meeting your Mother on Catster…I remember her reaching out to make me feel welcome in the groups we were both in and being there with a fun post and in difficult times with just the right words to make us feel better…I admire her and the courage she showed always trying to make others laugh and smile through Theo and his antics even though she was not feeling well…Blessing to you and your family…I know that she is watching over you always and forever…Love and hugs Faye and her Boys

  33. Dianna touched many through crazy “Theo” . We came to know her through the eyes of her dearest pet, but in the end it was her and Theo we came to love.

    You will be dearly missed.

  34. Diana was one of the first people I met on Catster and although I did not know here personally- her love, humor and love for others was so evident that I feel as I am losing a close friend.

    Her humor as Theo’s personality brought countless smiles to my face during times I did not think smiling was possible.

    I will miss her every time I sign in to catster or FB.
    Diana you will be missed deeply, yet I feel that you are in a good place and no longer suffering with your illness.

    Much love…Nan

  35. Monica and David, my heart goes out to you in this time of sadness.
    Although I never had the chance to meet Diana in person, she was a source of much love and laughter in our Catster groups. Despite her pain she was always there for us to share funny stories, entertain us with Theo’s pictures, and to brighten our days. Diana was a great lady and we will miss her.

  36. Monica and David I am sending you my deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother. She was a wonderful, warm and funny friend to so many people. When her health prevented her from normal activities she shared her love and wonderfully humorous personality with her on line friends. I feel so blessed to have been one of those friends. Fly free Diana, you will return to us often in our hearts.

    With love from,
    Diane and family

  37. My deepest sympathies to you, Monica and David, my heart and prayers go out to you during this time of deep sadness. Your Mom was a dear friend, someone who brought smiles to countless people on Catster. Her sense of humor, warmth and deep concern for all her friends will be deeply missed. She was a light in my life and I’m a better person for having known her for the past few years … she will live in my heart forever. God bless you and your family with His loving peace and comfort.

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