Mildred Lucille Teller

May 31, 1928May 10, 2019

Mildred Lucille Teller, age 90, died peacefully in Colorado Springs, CO on May 10, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones.

Mildred was born in Des Moines, Iowa on May 31, 1928 to Lloyd and Lucille Howard. Mildred met Wayne Teller after his service in World War II and they fell madly in love and married on June 20, 1947. Together they had four children.

She was a homemaker, owned a toy shop named Toy Town in Williston, ND, and worked as a cashier at a shoe store in downtown Colorado Springs. Her main interests were bowling, the outdoors, feeding the birds and wildlife. She also was an artist who enjoyed painting with oils and going to china painting classes. She especially loved spending time with her family and the special time with her husband at their cabin.

She is survived by daughters Susan Helstad, Janet Lowrance, and Kathy Fiedler (George). Grandchildren Brian Helstad, Brad Helstad, Kyle Helstad, Courtney Demilt, Connie Jenkins, Renee Lowrance, Jerry Lowrance, Christopher Fiedler, Andrew Fiedler, Lauren Tubbs, 15 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, and sister Carol Wood.

She is preceded in death by her husband Wayne Teller, son Joseph Teller, son-in-law Glen Helstad, sisters Delores and Shirley, brother Kenneth, and her parents Lloyd and Lucille Howard.

Funeral arrangements will be held at 1:00PM, Saturday, May 18, at Memorial Gardens, 3825 Airport Road, 80910.

Donations in Memory of Mildred are preferred to Pikes Peak Hospice:



  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 18, 2019


  • Committal


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Marlene Fiedler

May 16, 2019

My memories of Mildred will always be of great conversation, laughter, and family. My heartfelt condolences.

Joseph L Abeyta

May 15, 2019

I was her hairdresser for over 20 years. In a short time she became much more than a customer. She was a long time friend. It was so great to talk with her everyweek. I miss her so much. My condolences to all her family. She will be missed.

Lynda Kimberlin

May 14, 2019

There are so many fond memories. Especially when I was younger, our visits and family gatherings.
Aunt Mildred's laugh was so remarkable. I admired her kindness and love of her family. We shared our love of art. Susan, Janet, Kathy, my prayers, thoughts and love are with you all.

Roxie Helstad

May 14, 2019

Susan, Kathy and Janet -
I have lots of great memories of visiting with your mom at Toy Town. We had many chats there. She will be greatly missed by all but just keep her memories close to your hearts. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Lloyd Howard

May 14, 2019

My dear sweet aunt she will always be in my heart and memories! My she rest in peace now! I love you aunt Mildred! May God bless! Denny.