Jeanne Marie Tilley

jeanne tilley

January 2, 1927 ~ September 9, 2018

Resided in: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Jeanne Marie Tilley, 91, passed away Sept. 9, 2018. Survived by loving husband of 70 years, Joe Tilley; children, JoAnne LaSage, Judy Mackey, Jackie Sais, Jerri Chambers and James Tilley. Preceded in death by parents and her oldest daughter, Janis. Jeanne was born in 1927, in St. Louis, Mo. She was an executive secretary at Western Electric before becoming a mother. She raised six children with angelic grace and nurturing love. She was the essence of goodness and compassion for others, leading by example and instilling these virtues in her children. She welcomed 31 grandchildren and great-grandchildren with a loving heart. Funeral service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastors Larry and Lorrie Russell officiating. Entombment, Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sunny Vista Living Center, 2445 E. Cache La Poudre, Colorado Springs, CO 80909. Online condolences,

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  1. Sorry to hear of this lovely ladies passing. Have good memories of spending time with her and Joe and family in their home in Pueblo Colorado in 1964. They welcomed a newly married couple to spend time with them. So gracious and loving . RIP Jeanne.

  2. Dear Jackie and entire Tilley family; I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of your sweet Mom. She was so kind to me over the year’s and particularly the summer of 1974 before our senior year. She welcomed and took care of me as if I were just another one of her own. As others have noted, she always had a smile and was so calm, no matter what type of drama we provided as teenage girls can do!!! Being part of the Tilley family that summer is something I will always remember fondly. Jackie, I always thought you looked like her but seeing her when she was a beautiful young lady, well the resemblance is amazing! My prayers and much love to you all at this very difficult time.

  3. So sorry for your loss. I remember driving. with Aunt Henrietta and
    Uncle Jim for my first visit to Co. Probably the late ’60’s. We stayed with you.
    JoAnn and her then boyfriend took me to Co. Springs and Estes Park.
    Maybe Judy went with us. What a day! Your mother was such a great
    cook and hostess. I don’t think anything ever bothered her, she always seemed so calm and always had a smile. Didn’t make it to Pana often but
    enjoyed their visits when they came to the farm. Remembering her with great fondness.

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