Huberdina Henrietta "Tina" Free Padilla

huberdina padilla

September 9, 1939 ~ January 14, 2020

Born in: Tilburg, Netherlands
Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Huberdina Henrietta “Tina” Free-Padilla, 80, passed away Jan. 14, 2020. Survived by daughters, Theresia Mae “Tess” Padilla and Desiree Josette (Scott Williams) Padilla; grandson, Alexander Joseph Williams; siblings, Helena “Lenie” Free, Johanna “Hanny” Free, Godefridus “Frits” Free, and Hendrica “Resie” Free-Mateijsen, all of the Netherlands; siblings-in-law, Joop v.d. Pol of the Netherlands, Joe C. (Georgianna) Padilla, Faye Lopez, Ida Lucero and Roger Padilla; and cousins, Family Free of s’Hertogenbosch and Family Nijssen of Horn in the Netherlands. Preceded in death by husband, Jose Filiberto Padilla; parents, Henricus Cornelis Maria Free and Petronella Josephina Hubertina Nijssen-Free; and siblings, Cornelis “Cor” Free, Maria “Miep” Free-v.d. Pol and Petrus “Peter” Free. Tina was born on Sept. 3, 1939, in Tilburg, the Netherlands. She worked in the head office of the Philips Corporation (Royal Philips) in the Netherland prior to immigration to the U.S. Fiercely protective of her siblings growing up, she was completely dedicated to family, her life centered around her husband and daughters, but her greatest joy in life came with the birth of her only grandchild, Alexander, to whom she was devoted until her death. Vigil service, 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Friday Jan. 24, 2020, at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 414 W. 11th Street. Private inurnment, Mountain View Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward

Funeral Mass – January 24, 2020

Vigil Service – January 23, 2020


Vigil Service: January 23, 2020 6:00 pm

Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel
1317 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003


Memorial Service: January 24, 2020 10:00 am

Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
11th St. & Grand Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81003


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  1. Dear Tess. Desiree. Scott and Alex. My mother and I send you our condolences and love.
    John John and Aunt Faye.

  2. Dear Tess, Desiree, Alex and Scott. We wish you all a lot of strength in these difficult times. With love from the Netherlands. Cindy, Almir and Raf

  3. Dear Tess and Desiree, Alex and Scott,

    A lot of strength with the loss of your beloved mother. We think of you and will light candle for her
    With love Harold, Saskia, Max, Pepijn and Puck

  4. Dear Tess, Desiree, Alex and Scott,

    Whole heartedly with the death of your Mother, mother-in-law and grandmother Tiny.
    We wish you a lot of strength to handle This big loss.

    With love Rob and Tine
    Lotte and Sophie
    Joop and Richard

  5. Dear Tess, Desiree, Alex, Scott. I wish you all lots of strength for now and the coming times. Aunt Resie

  6. Dea Tessy, Desiree, Alex, Scott,

    We are sorry for aunt Tiny’s loss. We wish you all the strength you need to accommodate this los. Remember her in her good days.

    With love from the Netherlands
    Ed en Hélène van Turnhout
    Daan, Fleur

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