Howard Douglas Hillman

howard hillman

Howard Douglas Hillman


Howard passed peacefully in his home July 6, 2016 surrounded by family.  Born in Denver Colorado to Doris Holloway Hillman and Fred L. Hillman on March 21, 1930.   Howard lived all of his life in Englewood and what later became Centennial Colorado. Howard was the second of three children and was preceded in death by his parents and brother Fred and sister Shirley.

Howard was a graduate of Englewood High and served in the Air Force.  He was stationed at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City.  It was during this time he met his wonderful wife Janie.  They married in 1951 and were married until Janie passed away in 1988.  They had two daughters, Pamela Hillman Mulligan and Paula Hillman, two grandchildren, Lindsay Forsyth Wishmier and Jason Forsyth, and 5 great grandchildren. He is also survived by a niece and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Howard was employed in the automotive industry, a Chevy man, where he made many good friends.  He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.  He loved the Broncos, golfing and taking care of his large yard.  He was always happy when someone told him he had the greenest lawn on the block.

Howard a quiet man with a big heart will always be remembered by his family.  A special thanks is given to the kind hospice workers, Laura and Lynette who brightened his and Paula’s days with their visits.

Howard’s life will be celebrated at the Fresh Fish Company, 7800 E Hampden at 3:00 July 16, 2016.  Memorial donations may be made to the Denver Hospice.


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  1. I'm so sorry to hear about your Dad. I have very good memories of both your Mom and Dad at the 4th of July parties at my parent's house (Ralph & Shirley Stark). Always full of laughter and fun every year – had such a great time. May your memories always be of the joy he brought to everyone's life. Debby Stark Curtis

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