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Obituary: Lillie Frost

Lillie Frost February 28, 1928 – June 3, 2021
Photo Credit: Lillie Frost Family

FROST – Lillie Frost passed away Thursday, June 3, 2021, at Mercy Hospice House. She was 93 years old. A wake will be held at her home on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 8:30 p.m. and a funeral Service will be held Monday, June 7, 2021, at 8 am, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church. Cremation will follow.

Lillie was born February 28, 1928, to Mamie Frost in Ignacio, Colorado. She grew up in Ignacio and attended school at the Allen Day School.

She enjoyed sewing, cooking, gardening, canning and all things that made her house a home. She was active in Tribal events and ceremonies and a Powwow goer. She also enjoyed the horse racing during the Fiesta Days. She was a dorm mother at the Southern Ute BIA Dormitory and connected with many students as a mother. Everyone called her “Auntie” as she was truly family to everyone.

She is survived by her traditional adopted son: Roger Sulcer; siblings: Judy Lansing, Raymond Frost, Sr.; nieces and nephews: Tamera Reynolds, Sam Burch, Xavier Reynolds, Nikko Burch and Nicol Lansing.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents and parents; adopted father: Samuel Burch; brothers: Everett Burch, and Harvey Frost, Sr.

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