Helen Mitts

Obituary of Helen Mitts

Helen Dorothy Mitts, 88, of Brighton, Colorado passed away on June 25, 2020.  She was born on August 31, 1931 in Scott City, Kansas to Roy and Alta House.  

Helen served as a member of the Women’s Army Corps (WAC).  She met Richard Mitts in October 1951 and they were married a month later.  In the early years they lived in both Arizona and California, before returning to Colorado where they eventually settled in Commerce City to raise their family.  They made Commerce City their home for 45 years before relocating to Brighton, Colorado.  Helen retired from General Electric in 1993.  Her family was her life.  She loved her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She loved life.  She will be remembered for her love and support of all of her grandkids.  In her early years she loved to crochet, read, camp and travelled throughout the world with her life partner.  In her retired years she loved to hang out with her family, if she wasn’t playing Bunco.  She enjoyed Bunco so much she found herself part of 3 different groups which allowed her to play almost weekly.

Helen is survived by six children: Debbie Becker (John Walton) of Westminster, Colorado; Pam Rago of Austin, Texas; Richard Mitts Jr. (Beth Miller) of Arvada, Colorado; Steven Mitts of Westminster, Colorado; Jeff (DeAndra) Mitts of Northglenn, Colorado; Michelle (Adam) Espinosa of Brighton, Colorado; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard.  

Helen will be laid to rest at Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado, services are pending.

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