Stanton Elmer Sill

July 7, 1928February 2, 2014

Stanton E. Sill July 7, 1928 – February 2, 2014

Stanton Sill passed away peacefully on February 2, 2014 after a brief illness. He was born in Kent, Ohio and moved to Ashtabula, Ohio where he met and married his wife Katherine Helm in April of 1952.

He earned his electrical engineering degree from Purdue University in Indiana in 1950. He was a commissioned officer in the US Army Artillery branch and was stationed at Ft. Benning, GA; Ft. Bragg, NC; Ft. Wainwright, AK and Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. He was a decorated Korean War veteran earning the Bronze Star with “V” and was awarded the Purple Heart. After Army service, he worked for the Montana Power Company from 1957 – 1969. Choosing to work for the US Air Force as an electrical engineer, he took a job in Anchorage, AK, followed by jobs in Germany (twice), California and Colorado, where they enjoyed traveling and seeing Europe and the USA. He had a love of gardening, travel, US History and fishing. They moved to Colorado Springs in 1985 and he retired from Civil Service in 1988.

He was preceded in death by his parents (Elmer and Bertha Sill) and is survived by a brother Winfield Sill (Corliss), his wife Katherine, sons David, and John (Kathy) and daughter Martha (Jesse). He had five grandchildren, Andrea, Christopher, Steven, Patrick and Katie.

He was a long-standing Elder serving with the First Presbyterian Church in Missoula, MT and Village 7 Presbyterian Church, Colorado Springs, CO.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Village 7 Presbyterian Church, 1:00pm. Burial will take place at a later date.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, February 8, 2014

Stanton Elmer Sill

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February 7, 2014

I am sorry for your loss.
Thank you for your service to our country. We greatly appreciate the sacrifices you made.

Andrea Nobile

February 6, 2014

I'm so sorry for your loss. I have fond memorys from when I was younger & the time spent together.

My thoughts & prayers are with the entire family during this difficult time.


February 6, 2014

I am so very sorry for your loss.

I had great respect for him and Kathy both. My thoughts and prayers are with Kathy and the Sill family.

Janice & Mike Watkins

February 5, 2014

We are so sorry for your loss, and our prayers are with your entire family. Mike and I were blessed to have met Mr. Sill, and we enjoyed his company very much. We are also extremely grateful for his exceptional service to our Country.
With Love from Janice and Mike

Dorothy Rose

February 5, 2014

Stan has left a hugh hole in the hearts of all that he has know. Our prayers go out to Kathy his wife and his family. As a neighbor for more that 10 years his presence will be missed greatly. May he find the peace and enteral love from his God.